Estimates of the magnitudes of major marine mass extinctions in earth history

@article{Stanley2016EstimatesOT,
  title={Estimates of the magnitudes of major marine mass extinctions in earth history},
  author={S. Stanley},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={113},
  pages={E6325 - E6334}
}
  • S. Stanley
  • Published 2016
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Significance This paper shows that background extinction definitely preceded mass extinctions; introduces a mathematical method for estimating the amount of this background extinction and, by subtracting it from total extinction, correcting estimates of losses in mass extinctions; presents a method for estimating the amount of erroneous backward smearing of extinctions from mass extinction intervals; and introduces a method for calculating species losses in a mass extinction that takes into… CONTINUE READING
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