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AGU journal highlights -- Mar. 26, 2013
Date:3/26/2013

The following highlights summarize research papers that have been recently published in Geophysical Research Letters (GRL), Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets (JGR-P), Space Weather (SW), and Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, (JGR-G).

In this release:

1. Global fires after the asteroid impact probably caused the K-Pg extinction
2. Predicting fire activity using terrestrial water storage data
3. Monitoring subsidence and vent wall collapse on Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii
4. Italian all-sky imager tracks auroral red arcs over Europe
5. Nonnative salmon alter nitrification in Great Lakes tributaries
6. High rates of nitrogen fixation measured in equatorial upwelling region

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1. Global fires after the asteroid impact probably caused the K-Pg extinction

About 66 million years ago a mountain-sized asteroid hit what is now the Yucatan in Mexico at exactly the time of the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) ma
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Contact: Kate Ramsayer
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American Geophysical Union
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