Skip to Main Content
Skip Nav Destination

Various types of evidence, including the size and volume of the Siberian Traps, the timing and duration of eruptions, paleotectonic and paleogeographic reconstructions, lithospheric structure, heatflow, and the trace-element and radiogenic isotope compositions of lava, are reviewed in this chapter. The major evidence may be summarized as follows. The Siberian Traps erupted in a number of brief volcanic events from the Late Permian until the end of the Middle Triassic. They occupied a vast region (∼7 × 106 km2) in a back-arc tectonic setting. The overall volume of erupted rocks was as much as ∼4 × 10...

You do not currently have access to this chapter.

Figures & Tables

Contents

References

Close Modal

or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal