Date: Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 12:20 AM
Subject: Re: Volcanoes blamed for mass extinction - from ninemsn


Thanks Jock,

My calcs suggest that "fountains of lava" under the sea would be enough to drive dissolved CO2 out of the sea in sufficient quantities to be toxic to air breathing animals at low altitudes, without any CO2 necessarily coming from the vents themselves.
Cheers, Bob
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johnmcrobert wrote:

Cheers
Jock



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