High-resolution chronostratigraphy of the terrestrial Cretaceous-Paleogene transition and recovery interval in the Hell Creek region, Montana

@article{Sprain2015HighresolutionCO,
  title={High-resolution chronostratigraphy of the terrestrial Cretaceous-Paleogene transition and recovery interval in the Hell Creek region, Montana},
  author={Courtney J. Sprain and Paul R. Renne and G P Wilson and William Alvin Clemens},
  journal={Geological Society of America Bulletin},
  year={2015},
  volume={127},
  pages={393-409}
}
Detailed understanding of ecosystem decline and recovery attending the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary (KPB) mass extinctions is hindered by limited constraints on the pace and tempo of environmental events near the boundary. To mitigate this shortcoming, high-resolution 40Ar/39Ar geochronology was performed on tephras intercalated between fossiliferous terrestrial sediments of the upper Hell Creek and lower Fort Union Formations in the western Williston Basin of northeastern Montana (USA… 
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