Impact ejecta at the Paleocene-Eocene boundary

@article{Schaller2016ImpactEA,
  title={Impact ejecta at the Paleocene-Eocene boundary},
  author={Morgan F. Schaller and Megan K. Fung and J. D. Maitland Wright and Miriam E. Katz and Dennis V Kent},
  journal={Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={354},
  pages={225-229}
}
Extraterrestrial impacts have left a substantial imprint on the climate and evolutionary history of Earth. A rapid carbon cycle perturbation and global warming event about 56 million years ago at the Paleocene-Eocene (P-E) boundary (the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum) was accompanied by rapid expansions of mammals and terrestrial plants and extinctions of… CONTINUE READING