Carboniferous Giants and Mass Extinction: The Late Paleozoic Ice Age World

Carboniferous Giants and Mass Extinction: The Late Paleozoic Ice Age World

by George McGhee Jr.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231543385
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 08/07/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

George R. McGhee Jr. is Distinguished Professor of Paleobiology at Rutgers University and a fellow of the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research in Klosterneuburg, Austria. He has held research positions at the University of Tubingen, the Field Museum of Natural History, and the American Museum of Natural History. His books include The Late Devonian Mass Extinction: The Frasnian/Famennian Crisis (1996); Theoretical Morphology: The Concept and Its Applications (1999); and When the Invasion of Land Failed: The Legacy of the Devonian Extinctions (2013), from Columbia University Press.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Harbingers of the Late Paleozoic Ice Age
2. The Big Chill
3. The Late Carboniferous Ice World
4. Giants in the Earth . . .
5. The End of the Late Paleozoic Ice Age
6. The End of the Paleozoic World
7. The Legacy of the Late Paleozoic Ice Age
Notes
References
Index

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