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The mid-Ludfordian Lau Event and Carbon Isotope Excursion (Ludlow, Silurian) in southern Laurentia - Preliminary Results

  title={The mid-Ludfordian Lau Event and Carbon Isotope Excursion (Ludlow, Silurian) in southern Laurentia - Preliminary Results},
  author={James E. Barrick and Mark A. Kleffner and Michael A. Gibson and F. Nicole Peavey and Haraldur R. Karlsson},
The mid-Ludfordian Lau Event can be recognized in three areas along the southern margin of Silurian Laurentia in association with a major positive carbon isotope excursion (CIE) and an abrupt turnover in conodont faunas: southern Oklahoma, southeastern Missouri, and western Tennessee. Although the major features of the Lau Event and CIE in southern Laurentia are similar to those described from the Baltic region, each site in southern Laurentia displays a different view of the effects associated… Expand
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