Dinosaurs under the aurora /

In 1961, while mapping rock exposures along the Colville River in Alaska, an oil company geologist would unknowingly find the evidence for a startling discovery. Long before the North Slope of Alaska was being exploited for its petroleum resources it was a place where dinosaurs roamed. Dinosaurs und...

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Main Author: Gangloff, Roland A.
Format: eBook
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2012.
Series:Life of the past.
Table of Contents:
  • The arctic setting
  • Tracks lead the way : circumarctic discoveries from Svalbard to Koryakia
  • A black gold rush sets the stage for discovery in Alaska
  • Peregrines, permafrost, and bone beds : digging dinosaurs on the Colville River
  • Texas, teachers, and Chinooks : taking fieldwork to a new level
  • The Arctic during the Cretaceous
  • Cretaceous dinosaur pathways in the paleo-Arctic and along the western interior seaway
  • Applying new technologies to the ancient past
  • Natural resources, climate change, and arctic dinosaurs
  • Future expansion of the Arctic dinosaur record.