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The Northern Adriatic ecosystem : deep time in a shallow sea

Author: Frank Kenneth McKinney
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2007.
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The northern Adriatic Sea is transient, most recently flooded between 18,000 to 6,000 years ago following the last glacial maximum, and it will drain again with the onset of the next glacial period.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Kenneth McKinney
ISBN: 9780231132428 0231132425
OCLC Number: 455640305
Description: XXII, 299 str. : ilustr. ; 26 cm.
Contents: List of IllustrationsList of TablesPreface1. Long-Term Changes in Shallow Marine Life2. Geography of the Northern Adriatic Sea3. Origin of the Adriatic4. Physical Oceanography5. Nutrients and Pelagic Biology6. Pleistocene and Holocene Sediments7. The Benthic Ecosystem8. Fossilization Potential of Northern Adriatic Benthos9. Paleontological ImplicationsEpilogue: La Tristezza tra Trieste e TermoliReferencesIndex
Responsibility: Frank K. McKinney.


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[A] remarkable book. -- Mark A. Wilson Paleontology Newsletter Highly recommended Choice

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