- Greenhouse warming by CH4 in the atmosphere of early EarthA A Pavlov
Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
J Geophys Res 105:11981-90. 2000..Elimination of the methane component of the greenhouse by oxidation of the atmosphere at about 2.3-2.4 Ga could have triggered the Earth's first widespread glaciation...
- A coupled ecosystem-climate model for predicting the methane concentration in the Archean atmosphereJ F Kasting
Department of Geosciences, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Orig Life Evol Biosph 31:271-85. 2001..The rise of O2 around 2.3 Ga would have drastically reduced the atmospheric CH4 concentration and may thereby have triggered the Huronian glaciation...