Biological Processes Associated with Impact Events

ISBN: 978-3-540-25735-6 (Print) 978-3-540-25736-3 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

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    Pages 1-20

    The Potential for Survival of Organic Matter in Fluid Inclusions at Impact Sites

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    Pages 21-40

    Geomicrobiology of Impact-Altered Rocks

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    Pages 41-53

    Bacterial Spores Survive Simulated Meteorite Impact

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    Pages 55-100

    Impact-Generated Hydrothermal System — Constraints from the Large Paleoproterozoic Sudbury Crater, Canada

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    Pages 101-120

    Comparison of Bosumtwi Impact Crater (Ghana) and Crater Lake Volcanic Caldera (Oregon, USA): Implications for Biotic Recovery after Catastrophic Events

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    Pages 121-142

    Paleobiologic Effects of the Late Cretaceous Wetumpka Marine Impact, a 7.6-km-Diameter Impact Structure, Gulf Coastal Plain, USA

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    Pages 143-178

    The Sweet Aftermath: Environmental Changes and Biotic Restoration Following the Marine Mjølnir Impact (Volgian-Ryazanian Boundary, Barents Shelf)

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    Pages 179-196

    Guembelitria irregularis Bloom at the K-T Boundary: Morphological Abnormalities Induced by Impact-related Extreme Environmental Stress?

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    Pages 197-219

    Unravelling the Cretaceous-Paleogene (KT) Turnover, Evidence from Flora, Fauna and Geology

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    Pages 221-243

    Impacts and Wildfires - An Analysis of the K-T Event

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    Pages 245-256

    Continental Vertebrate Extinctions at the Triassic-Jurassic and Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundaries: a Comparison

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    Pages 257-286

    Geochemical Search for Impact Signatures in Possible Impact-generated Units Associated with the Jurassic-Cretaceous Boundary in southern England and northern France

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    Pages 287-307

    New Evidence for Impact from the Suvasvesi South Structure, Central East Finland

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    Pages 309-333

    Kärdla Impact (Hiiumaa Island, Estonia) — Ejecta Blanket and Environmental Disturbances

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    Pages 335-358

    Sediments and Impact Rocks Filling the Boltysh Impact Crater

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    Pages 359-376

    Stones in the Sky: From the Main Belt to Earth-Crossing Orbits