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Caribbean Megaeruptions Drove a Global Ocean Crisis

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Science  18 Jul 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5887, pp. 327
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5887.327a

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New geochemical evidence recovered from ancient muck strongly links a global ocean crisis called Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 to one of the world's largest episodes of volcanism.