Re: [Methane Hydrate Club] Rings around the Earth??
- I would reject the idea that the earth could have been frozen over its
whole surface. If the SE causes the ice to form as I believe it does, it
will only freeze two spots at the same time. The North and South poles.
On Thu, 12 Sep 2002 22:07:24 -0600 "kirk" <kirk@...> writes:
> Snowball Earth
> Another interesting aspect of the modeling work is its implications
> for the so-called "Snowball Earth" theory. This theory holds that
> earth was completely frozen over at the surface as many as four
> in the neoproterozoic period - 750 to 580 million years ago. While
> much remains to be learned about the geologic evidence for this
> theory, "an opaque ring could have acted as the trigger to at least
> one episode of global glaciation," the two researchers say. This
> address one difficult question for the theorists: how did earth
> to be frozen?
> If the earth was completely frozen where did the life survive? Land
> and trees don't grow well in the ocean.
> Land animals either.
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- --- In methanehydrateclub@y..., foryeshua1@j... wrote:
> I would reject the idea that the earth could have been frozen over itsdoes, it
> whole surface. If the SE causes the ice to form as I believe it
> will only freeze two spots at the same time. The North and South poles.I must admit that I had heard of the "snowball earth" theory before.
> On Thu, 12 Sep 2002 22:07:24 -0600 "kirk" <kirk@3...> writes:
It does sound a bit hard to believe.