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Marinoan meltdown

Nature Geoscience volume 1, pages 351353 (2008) | Download Citation

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The termination of the Marinoan glaciation 635 million years ago is one of the most spectacular climate change events ever recorded. Methane release from equatorial permafrost might have triggered this global meltdown.

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  1. Graham Anthony Shields is in the Department of Earth Sciences, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK.  gshields@uni-muenster.de

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