An Outline of Phanerozoic Biogeography

An Outline of Phanerozoic Biogeography

by Anthony Hallam, A. Hallam
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198540604

ISBN-13: 9780198540601

Pub. Date: 01/26/1995

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


The general acceptance of plate tectonics and continental drift by the early 1970s galvanized the study of biogeography from the evolution of multicellular life to the present day. However, until now the accumulated information has been widely scattered in the literature; this book is the first to synthesize the results of over two decades of prolific research…  See more details below

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The general acceptance of plate tectonics and continental drift by the early 1970s galvanized the study of biogeography from the evolution of multicellular life to the present day. However, until now the accumulated information has been widely scattered in the literature; this book is the first to synthesize the results of over two decades of prolific research into a clear concise format accessible to students of geology, geography, and biology and their teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198540601
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/26/1995
Series:
Oxford Biogeography Series, #10
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 6.19(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Major factors influencing the distribution of organisms7
3Methods of biogeographic analysis22
4Major temporal changes through the Phanerozoic35
5Early Palaeozoic51
6Late Palaeozoic75
7Early Mesozoic101
8Late Mesozoic135
9Palaeogene158
10Neogene178
Appendix: The Phanerozoic time scale204
Bibliography207
Index237

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