Geological and Biological Effects of Impact Events
Eric Buffetaut, Christian Koeberl
Springer, 2002 - Science - 295 pages
This collection of papers covers a wide time span, ranging from the Late Devonian mass extinction to the Tuguska event in 1908. The focus is on impact processes affecting the Earth system and consequently biodiversity of ecosystems. Some theoretical papers on impact models are also included. The book is of value to geologists, paleontologists, biologists and astrobiologists.
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