Origins and assessment of snowball Earth hypotheses

@article{Harland2007OriginsAA,
  title={Origins and assessment of snowball Earth hypotheses},
  author={Walter Brian Harland},
  journal={Geological Magazine},
  year={2007},
  volume={144},
  pages={633 - 642}
}
  • W. B. Harland
  • Published 6 June 2007
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • Geological Magazine
Brian Harland was for many years an editor of this journal. He was also a seminal figure in the origins of the current ‘snowball Earth’ debate, having recognized in 1964 the significance of coupling emerging palaeomagnetic data on palaeolatitude with his interpretations of diamictites. Harland worked extensively in the Arctic and knew well many of the workers involved in the arguments surrounding the origin of diamictites. He thus had a unique perspective on the evidence and the disputes… 

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