Oceans to Ice: Marine diatoms found in Greenland ice suggests pummeled planet in 530’s AD

January 3rd, 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , | Category: Dallas Abbott | 8 comments

Halley’s Comet lays waste: Abbott at AGU on the 530’s Event

Dallas Abbott

Grail Tale?

Live Science article

Baillie Year

Did a 6th Century Comet Bring Global Famine?

Evidence from tree rings and ice cores suggest that parts of Europe, Asia and North America saw protracted cooling in the 530’s, which has been linked to drought and famine. Some scientists hypothesize […]

Layer upon Layer: Dallas Abbott finds cosmic tsunami debris, well inland, throughout Holocene

PROGRAM NOTE: Can anyone “see” the embedded paper below within the window without a click?! For some reason I cannot…

UPDATE: I can see it now. I should note, however, that these debris were from something that would have CAUSED a tsunami and then rained from above — not from a wave that reached the […]

Abstract: Holocene Impact Working Group summary of research

Holocene Impact Working Group 2010

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Bang: NatGeo covers new evidence from the Holocene Working Group

You gotta love the Yellow Rectangle. Richard Lovett writes for National Geographic that the The Holocene Working Group (HWG), as ably led by Dallas Abbott of Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, has new work out. [Giant Meteorites Slammed Earth Around AD 500: Double impact may hvae caused tsunami, global cooling].

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