The Asteroid Impact vs. Volcano Greenhouse Dinosaur Extinction Debate

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This paper discusses two theories of dinosaur extinction, and how Professor McLean's research led to one conclusion. The paper is available in a student version, as well as a science-political version. Several links throughout the text allow the user to access online information relevant to the article.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Lunar and Planetary Science, Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Planetary Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change
Focus on the Cretaceous: Paleontology
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Solar system, Climate, Time/Earth History, Solid Earth, Biosphere