The selected references below present evidence (both pro and con) about the Younger Dryas Boundary (YDB) impact event 12,800 years ago, about impact-related population changes, and/or about climate change at the beginning of the Younger Dryas episode.
Publications about the Younger Dryas Impact Event
The following is a selection of the many scientific publications relating to the Younger Dryas impact hypothesis. We have included publications in support of our central hypothesis, as well as publications in disagreement. We list them here for informational purposes.
IMPORTANT. FOR INFORMATION ONLY: listing papers here does not imply that we agree with the conclusions of papers not published by members of the Comet Research Group.