Mass extinction pattern: Result of chance

Elliot Noma, Arnold L. Glass

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Arguments on the periodicity of mass extinction have been marred by incorrect statistical arguments. Mass extinction patterns can be best interpreted as chance fluctuations over time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)319-322
Number of pages4
JournalGeological Magazine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geology


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