Research ArticleEARTH SCIENCE

High-precision geochronology confirms voluminous magmatism before, during, and after Earth’s most severe extinction

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Science Advances  28 Aug 2015:
Vol. 1, no. 7, e1500470
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1500470

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  • RE: the gases

    the gases that the magma let out would have been a lot and the air would have carried it all over the globe. The animals that were close to the top of the water would have died but the ones that were deep would still be with us. All or most of the land animals would die because they could not breath, Those whom could get in to caves or go under ground would be safe from this.
    Thus we have animals today. The gas would have changed the air and the plants that still work on cleaning the air. Most of them might have died because of the gas exchange was to great. l feel that this might have something to do with the whole earth changing.

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