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The ecology of the Cambrian radiation

Author: A I︠U︡ Zhuravlev, (Paleontologist); Robert Riding
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2001.
Series: Critical moments in paleobiology and earth history series.; Perspectives in paleobiology and earth history series.
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A I︠U︡ Zhuravlev, (Paleontologist); Robert Riding
ISBN: 0231106122 9780231106122 0231106130 9780231106139
OCLC Number: 44869047
Description: vi, 525 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev --
Paleomagnetically and tectonically based global maps for Vendian to mid-Ordovician time / Alan G. Smith --
Global facies distributions from late Vendian to mid-Ordovician / Kirill B. Seslavinsky, Irina D. Maidanskaya --
Did supercontinental amalgamation trigger the "Cambrian Explosion"? / Martin D. Brasier, John F. Lindsay --
Climate change at the Neoproterozoic-Cambrian transition / Toni T. Eerola --
Australian early and middle Cambrian sequence biostratigraphy with implications for species diversity and correlation / David I. Gravestock, John H. Shergold --
The Cambrian radiation and the diversification of sedimentary fabrics / Mary L. Droser, Xing Li --
Biotic diversity and structure during the Neoproterozoic-Ordovician transition / Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev --
Ecology and evolution of Cambrian plankton / Nicholas J. Butterfield --
Evolution of shallow-water level-bottom communities / Mikhail B. Burzin, Francoise Debrenne, Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev --
Evolution of the Hardground Community / Sergei V. Rozhnov --
Ecology and evolution of Cambrian reefs / Brian R. Pratt, Ben R. Spincer, Rachel A. Wood --
Evolution of the deep-water Benthic community / T. Peter Crimes --
Sponges, cnidarians, and ctenophores / Francoise Debrenne, Joachim Reitner --
Mollusks, hyoliths, stenothecoids, and coeloscleritophorans / Artem V. Kouchinsky --
Brachiopods / Galina T. Ushatinskaya --
Ecologic evolution of Cambrian trilobites / Nigel C. Hughes --
Ecology of nontrilobite arthropods and lobopods in the Cambrian / Graham E. Budd --
Ecologic radiation of Cambro-Ordovician echinoderms / Thomas E. Guensburg, James Sprinkle --
Calcified algae and bacteria / Robert Riding --
Molecular fossils demonstrate Precambrian origin of dinoflagellates / J. Michael Moldowan, Stephen R. Jacobson, Jeremy Dahl.
Series Title: Critical moments in paleobiology and earth history series.; Perspectives in paleobiology and earth history series.
Responsibility: edited by Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev and Robert Riding.
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