The end-Cretaceous mass extinction event--Recovery and evolution of life
MetadataShow full item record
The end-Cretaceous mass extinction is linked to an asteroid impact 66 Ma ago. Biomarker and stable isotopes are used to summarise the extinction event and the recovery of microbial life in the Chicxulub impact crater. First evidence of photosynthesis is observed 30,000 years after the impact. Additional, environmental 16S rRNA gene profiling revealed that the impact induced changes in the lithology 66 Ma ago are still shaping the microbial community in the deep subsurface today.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Daubar, I.; Lognonné, P.; Teanby, N.; Miljkovic, Katarina; Stevanovic, J.; Vaubaillon, J.; Kenda, B.; Kawamura, T.; Clinton, J.; Lucas, A.; Drilleau, M.; Yana, C.; Collins, G.; Banfield, D.; Golombek, M.; Kedar, S.; Schmerr, N.; Garcia, R.; Rodriguez, S.; Gudkova, T.; May, S.; Banks, M.; Maki, J.; Sansom, E.; Karakostas, F.; Panning, M.; Fuji, N.; Wookey, J.; van Driel, M.; Lemmon, M.; Ansan, V.; Böse, M.; Stähler, S.; Kanamori, H.; Richardson, J.; Smrekar, S.; Banerdt, W. (2018)Impact investigations will be an important aspect of the InSight mission. One of the scientific goals of the mission is a measurement of the current impact rate at Mars. Impacts will additionally inform the major goal of ...
Oil consumption, pollutant emission, oil proce volatility and economic activities in selected Asian Developing EconomiesRafiq, Shuddhasattwa (2009)It is now well established in the literature that oil consumption, oil price shocks, and oil price volatility may impact the economic activities negatively. Studies identifying the relationship between energy and/or oil ...
Chen, Wensu; Hao, Hong; Du, H. (2014)With the changing climate, more and more natural disasters such as cyclone, hurricane and typhoon take place around the world, which cause tremendous loss and damage. Damages of building structures by windborne debris ...