Geologists reveal anoxia caused loss in biodiversity in ancient seas

October 17, 2019 - General

Since 2016 the researchers of the Department of Geology at Tallinn University of Technology have been engaged in a research project analysing the causes of Silurian biodiversity crisis. The findings of the study are summarized in the article “Linking the progressive expansion of reducing conditions to a stepwise mass extinction event in the late Silurian oceans” published recently in the journal Geology.

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