Large Perturbations of the Carbon Cycle During Recovery from the End-Permian Extinction

@article{Payne2004LargePO,
  title={Large Perturbations of the Carbon Cycle During Recovery from the End-Permian Extinction},
  author={Jonathan L. Payne and Daniel J. Lehrmann and Jiayong Wei and Michael J. Orchard and Daniel P. Schrag and Andrew H. Knoll},
  journal={Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={305},
  pages={506 - 509}
}
High-resolution carbon isotope measurements of multiple stratigraphic sections in south China demonstrate that the pronounced carbon isotopic excursion at the Permian-Triassic boundary was not an isolated event but the first in a series of large fluctuations that continued throughout the Early Triassic before ending abruptly early in the Middle Triassic. The unusual behavior of the carbon cycle coincides with the delayed recovery from end-Permian extinction recorded by fossils, suggesting a… 

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