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Geological and Biological Effects of Impact Events (Impact Studies)

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This collection of papers covers a wide time span, ranging from the Late Devonian mass extinction to the Tuguska event in 1908. The focus is on impact processes affecting the Earth system and consequently biodiversity of ecosystems. Some theoretical papers on impact models are also included. The book is of value to geologists, paleontologists, biologists and astrobiologists.

Table of Contents

Ostracods Prove that the Frasnian/Famennian Boundary Mass Extinction was a Major and Abrupt Crisis.- Lateral Variations in End-Permian Organic Matter.- Stable-Isotope and Trace Element Stratigraphy of the Jurassic/Cretaceous Boundary.- Phytoplankton Blooms in the Jurassic-Cretaceous Boundary Beds of the Barents Sea.- A Geographic Database Approach to the KT Boundary.- Effects of the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary Event on Bony Fishes.- K/T Impact Remains in an Ammonite from the Uppermost Maastrichtian of Bidart Section.- Petrographic and Geochemical Studies in the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary.- Effects of Bioturbation through the Late Eocene Impactoclastic Layer.- The Ries and Steinheim Meteorite Impacts and their Effect on Environmental Conditions in Time and Space.- Radiation Effects of the Chicxulub Impact Event.- Extraterrestrial Material Deposition after Impacts into Continental and Oceanic Sites.- Petrophysics Hints at Unexplored Impact Physics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783642639609
Author:
Buffetaut, Erich
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Koeberl, C.
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Environment
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Biodiversitt
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Massenauslöschung
Subject:
Meteoriteneinschläge
Subject:
Biodiversity
Subject:
impacts
Subject:
mass eextinction
Subject:
Meteorites
Subject:
Geophysics/Geodesy
Subject:
Meteorology/Climatology
Subject:
Geoecology/Natural Processes
Subject:
Nature conservation
Subject:
atmospheric sciences
Edition Description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002
Series:
Impact Studies
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
309
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm 475 gr

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