Greenhouse of the dinosaurs : evolution, extinction, and the future of our planet /

"Donald Prothero links the climate changes that have occurred over the past 200 million years to their effects on plants and animals. In particular, he contrasts the extinctions that ended the Cretaceous period, which wiped out the dinosaurs, with those of the later Eocene and Oligocene epochs....

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Main Author: Prothero, Donald R. (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, 2009.
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Table of Contents:
  • Greenhouse of the dinosaurs
  • Bad lands, good fossils
  • Magnets and lasers
  • "Punk eek" in the badlands
  • Death of the dinosaurs
  • Marine world
  • Rocky mountain jungles and eel's ears
  • From greenhouse to icehouse
  • Once and future greenhouse?
  • Kids, dinosaurs, and the future of paleontology.