Chicxulub and the deccan eruptions: Just a coincidence?

4 mayo 2015

Scientists have addressed the ‘uncomfortably close’ occurrence of the Chicxulub impact in the Yucatan and the most voluminous phase of the Deccan Traps flood basalt eruptions in India. Specifically, the researchers argue that the impact likely triggered most of the immense eruptions of lava in India — that indeed, this was not a coincidence, but a cause-and-effect relationship.