Gigantism in unique biogenic magnetite at the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
Dirk Schumann, Timothy D Raub, Robert E Kopp, Jean-Luc Guerquin-Kern, Ting-Di Wu, Isabelle Rouiller, Aleksey V Smirnov, S Kelly Sears, Uwe Lucken, Sonia M Tikoo, Reinhard Hesse, Joseph L Kirschvink, Hojatollah Vali
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences | NATL ACAD SCIENCES | Published : 2008
We gratefully acknowledge comments from Boswell Wing, Adam Maloof, Nicholas Swanson-Hysell, and Harunur Rashid and technical assistance from Jeannie Mui. We are grateful to the editor and three anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments, which improved the final version of the manuscript. This work was supported by grants from the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada and the Fonds Quebecois de la Recherche Sur la Nature et les Technologies to the Centre for Biorecognition and Biosensors (H.V.) and the NASA Exobiology program (J.L.K.). Samples were provided by the Ocean Drilling Program, which is sponsored by the U.S. National Science Foundation and by participating countries under management of Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Inc.