The eruptive tempo of Deccan volcanism in relation to the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary

@article{Sprain2019TheET,
  title={The eruptive tempo of Deccan volcanism in relation to the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary},
  author={Courtney J. Sprain and Paul R. Renne and Lo{\"y}c Vanderkluysen and Kanchan Pande and Stephen Self and Tushar Mittal},
  journal={Science},
  year={2019},
  volume={363},
  pages={866 - 870}
}
Two timelines for extinction The Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction that wiped out the nonavian dinosaurs 66 million years ago was correlated with two extreme events: The Chicxulub impact occurred at roughly the same time that massive amounts of lava were erupting from the Deccan Traps (see the Perspective by Burgess). Sprain et al. used argon-argon dating of the volcanic ash from the Deccan Traps to argue that a steady eruption of the flood basalts mostly occurred after the Chicxulub impact… Expand
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