Re: a simple test of Flood geology

Arthur V. Chadwick (
Mon, 08 Sep 1997 10:12:28 -0700

At 05:32 PM 9/7/97 -0700, you wrote:
>> I have a couple of questions from reading though: what were the pollen
>> counts (number of grains) found in the samples? Were the pollen grains
>> silicified or not? (I have left Holocene samples in HF for days without
>> degradation), how did they check the rock samples to eliminate the
>> possibility of microfractures, and since this all started in one of the
>> palynology labs in the country (at the University of Arizona) did they do
>> any follow up studies to find how the samples "were contaminated?"
>These are questions that should be addressed to the authors and
>researchers. A letter to the editor of CRSQ could probably put you in
>contact with them. (Or, go to the CRS Web pages and email the editor).

I have hopped on to asa at Glenn's suggestion. Since I have probably done
more work on Hakatai palynology than anyone (although I don't brag about
it), I am interested in the discussion of this issue. But since I have
just come aboard, I don't know where the discussion has been. If anyone is
interested in ressurecting the discussion, I will attempt to add what I know.