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The ecology of the Cambrian radiation

Author: Andrej Ju Žuravlev
Publisher: New York : Columbia Univ. Press, 2001.
Series: Perspectives in paeleobiology and earth history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Ecology of the Cambrian Radiation offers a comprehensive and surprising picture of the Earth at that ancient time. The book contains contributions from thirty-three authors hailing from ten  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrej Ju Žuravlev
ISBN: 0231106130 9780231106139 0231106122 9780231106122
OCLC Number: 313759297
Description: VI, 525 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme.
Contents: Introduction, by Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev and Robert Riding I. The Environment 2. Paleomagnetically and Tectonically Based Global Maps for Vendian to Mid-Ordovician Time, by Alan G. Smith 3. Global Facies Distributions from Late Vendian to Mid-Ordovician, by Kirill B. Seslavinsky and Irina D. Maidanskaya 4. Did Supercontinental Amalgamation Trigger the "Cambrian Explosion"?, by Martin D. Brasier and John F. Lindsay 5. Climate Change at the Neoproterozoic-Cambrian Transition, by Toni T. Eerola 6. Australian Early and Middle Cambrian Sequence Biostratigraphy with Implications for Species Diversity and Correlation, by David I. Gravestock and John H. Shergold 7. The Cambrian Radiation and the Diversification of Sedimentary Fabrics, by Mary L. Droser and Xing Li II. Community Patterns and Dynamics 8. Biotic Diversity and Structure During the Neoproterozoic-Ordovician Transition, by Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev 9. Ecology and Evolution of Cambrian Plankton, by Nicholas J. Butterfield 10. Evolution of Shallow-Water Level-Bottom Commuties, by Mikhail B. Burzin, Francoise Debrenne, and Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev 11. Evolution of the Hardground Community, by Sergei V. Rozhnov 12. Ecology and Evolution of the Cambrian Reefs, by Brian R. Pratt, Ben R. Spincer, Rachel A. Wood, and Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev 13. Evolution of the Deep-Water Benthic Community, by T. Peter Crimes III. Ecologic Radiation of Major Groups of Organisms 14. Sponges, Cnidarians, and Ctenophores, by Francoise Debrenne and Joachim Reitner 15. Mollusks, Hyoliths, Stenothecoids, and Coeloscleritophorans, by Arten V. Kouchinsky 16. Brachiopods, by Galina T. Ushatinskaya 17. Ecologic Evolution of Cambrian Trilobites, by Nigel C. Hughes 18. Ecology of Nontrilobite Arthropods and Lobopods in the Cambrian, by Graham E. Budd 19. Ecologic Radiation of Cambro-Ordovician Echinoderms, by Thomas E. Guensburg and James Sprinkle 20. Calcified Algae and Bacteria, by Robert Riding 21. Molecular Fossils Demonstrate Precambrian Origin of Dinoflagellates, by J. M. Moldowan, S. Jacobson, J. Dahl, A. Al-Hajji, B. Huizinga, and F. Fago
Series Title: Perspectives in paeleobiology and earth history
Responsibility: ed. by Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev ...


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