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Papers presented to New Developments Regarding the KT Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History : February 9-12, 1994, Houston, Texas

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dc.contributor Lunar and Planetary Institute
dc.contributor University of Houston--Clear Lake
dc.date.accessioned 2018-04-02T16:36:38Z
dc.date.available 2018-04-02T16:36:38Z
dc.date.issued 1994
dc.identifier.citation New Developments Regarding the KT Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History. LPI Contribution No. 825, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston. 138 pp. en
dc.identifier.issn 0161-5297
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11753/1037
dc.description.abstract Topics covered include: trajectories of ballistic impact ejecta on a rotating earth; axial focusing of impact energy in the Earth's interior: proof-of-principle tests of a new hypothesis; in search of Nemesis; impact, extinctions, volcanism, glaciations, and tectonics: matches and mismatches. en
dc.description.sponsorship sponsored by Lunar and Planetary Institute, University of Houston-Clear Lake. en
dc.description.tableofcontents PARTIAL CONTENTS: Tsunami Deposits and the KT Boundary: A Sedimentologist's Perspective / J. Bourgeois -- New Evidence for Terrestrial Ecosystem Collapse at the KT and Permian/Triassic Boundaries / H. Brinkhuis and H. Visscher -- Rift-flooding Episodes Around 65 Ma as Causes of Abrupt Sea-Level Falls: Did the KT Impact Happen During a Time of Frequent Catastrophes? / K. Burke -- In Search of Nemesis / S. Carlson, T. Culler, R.A. Mulier, M. Tetreault, and S. Perlmutter -- New Mineralogical and Chemical Constraints on the Nature of Target Rocks at the Chicxulub Crater / E. Cedillo P.P. Claeys, J.M. Grajales-N., and W. Alvarez -- Sulfur Isotope Study of High-Calcium Impact Glasses from the KT Boundary / M. Chaussidon, H. Sigurdsson, and N. Metrich.
dc.format.extent xiii, 138 pages
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Lunar and Planetary Institute en
dc.relation.ispartofseries NASA contractor report ; NASA CR-195169.
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 825
dc.subject Catastrophes (Geology)--Congresses en
dc.subject Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary--Congresses en
dc.subject Extinction (Biology)--Congresses en
dc.title Papers presented to New Developments Regarding the KT Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History : February 9-12, 1994, Houston, Texas en
dc.title.alternative New Developments Regarding the KT Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History en
dc.type Book en


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