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Publications by the Bristol Palaeobiology Group (1999)
< 2000 | 1998 >

Research contributions: Science and Nature [4]

Briggs, D.E.G. 1999. J. John Sepkoski, Jr (1948-1999). Nature 400, 514.

Dyke, G.J. and Mayr, G. 1999. Did parrots exist in the Cretaceous? Nature, 399, 317-318 (doi: 10.1038/20583).

Pearson, P.N. and Palmer, M.R. 1999. Middle Eocene seawater pH and atmospheric CO2 levels. Science, 284, 1824-1826 (doi: 10.1126/science.284.5421.1824).

Ruben, J.A., Dal Sasso, C., Geist, N.R., Hillenius, W.J., Jones, T.D., and Signore, M. 1999. Pulmonary function and metabolic physiology of theropod dinosaurs. Science, 283, 514-516 (doi: 10.1126/science.283.5401.514).


Research contributions: others [41]

Benton, M.J. 1999. The history of life: large databases in palaeontology. In D.A.T. Harper (ed.), Numerical palaeobiology. Wiley, Chichester, pp. 249-283.

Benton, M.J. 1999. Scleromochlus taylori and the origin of dinosaurs and pterosaurs. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Series B, 354, 1423-1446 (doi: 10.1098/rstb.1999.0489).

Benton, M.J. 1999. Early origins of modern birds and mammals: molecules vs. morphology. BioEssays, 21, 1043-1051 (doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-1878(199912)22:1<1043::AID-BIES8>3.0.CO;2-B).

Benton, M.J. 1999. Reply to Easteal. BioEssays, 21, 1059 (doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-1878(199912)22:1<1059::AID-BIES10>3.0.CO;2-M).

Benton, M.J., Hitchin, R., and Wills, M.A. 1999. Assessing congruence between cladistic and stratigraphic data. Systematic Biology, 48, 581-596 (doi: 10.1080/106351599260157).

Borsuk-Białynicka, M., Cook, E., Evans, S.E., and Maryanska, T. 1999. A microvertebrate assemblage from the Early Triassic of Poland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 44, 167-188.

Braddy, S.J., Aldridge, R.J., Gabbott, S.E. and Theron, J.N. 1999. Lamellate book-gills in a late Ordovician eurypterid from the Soom Shale Lagerstätte, South Africa: support for a eurypterid-scorpion clade. Lethaia, 32, 72-74 (doi: 10.1111/j.1502-3931.1999.tb00582.x).

Braddy, S.J. and Almond, J. 1999. Eurypterid trackways from the Table Mountain Group (Lower Ordovician) of South Africa. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 29, 165-177 (doi: 10.1016/S0899-5362(99)00087-1).

Briggs, D.E.G. 1999. Molecular taphonomy of animal and plant cuticles; selective preservation and diagenesis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London, B 354, 7-17 (doi: 10.1098/rstb.1999.0356).

Briggs, D.E.G. and Collins, D. 1999. The arthropod Alalcomenaeus cambricus Simonetta, 1970 from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale of British Columbia. Palaeontology 42, 953-977 (doi: 10.1111/1475-4983.00104).

Cuny, G. and Benton, M.J. 1999. Early radiation of the neoselachian sharks in Western Europe. Geobios, 32, 193-204 (doi: 10.1016/S0016-6995(99)80032-1).

Cuny, G., Gauffre, F.X. and Hunt A. 1999. First discovery of a cynodont from the Moenkopi Formation (Middle Triassic) of Northeastern Arizona. Oryctos, 2, 17-20.

Dineley, D.L. and Loeffler, E.J. 1999. Upper Silurian and Lower Devonian vertebrate communities from the Anglo-Welsh Basin. In A.J. Boucot and J. D Lawson (eds.) Paleocommunities - a case study from the Silurian and Devonian. Cambridge University Press, pp. 425-437.

Dineley, D.L. and Metcalf, S.J. 1999. Fossil fishes of Great Britain. Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough, 675 pp.

Dunlop, J.A., Anderson, L.I., and Braddy, S.J. 1999. A new chasmataspid (Chelicerata: Chasmataspida) from the lower Devonian of the Midland Valley of Scotland. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Sciences 89, 161-165 (doi: 10.1017/S0263593300007100).

Gower, D.J. 1999. The cranial and mandibular osteology of a new rauisuchian archosaur from the Middle Triassic of southern Germany. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde. Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie), 280, 1-49.

Henderson, D.M. 1999. Estimating the masses and centers of mass of extinct animals by 3-D mathematical slicing. Paleobiology, 25, 88-106.

Hewzulla, D., Boulter, M.C., Benton, M.J., and Halley, J.M. 1999. Evolutionary patterns from mass originations and mass extinctions. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, 354, 463-469 (doi: 10.1098/rstb.1999.0397).

Jones, M.K., Briggs, D.E.G., Eglinton, G. and Hagelberg, E. (eds.) 1999. Molecular information and prehistory. Proceedings of a Royal Society discussion meeting. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London, B354, 1-159.

Jones, M.K., Briggs, D.E.G., Eglinton, G. and Hagelberg, E. 1999. Introduction to Molecular information and prehistory. A themed issue. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London, B354, 3-5 (doi: 10.1098/rstb.1999.0355).

Kennedy, A.D. 1999. Modeling the determinants of species distributions in Antarctica. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 31, 230-241 (doi: 10.2307/1552251).

Kennedy, A.D. 1999. Microhabitats occupied by terrestrial arthropods in the Stillwell Hills, Kemp Land, East Antarctica. Antarctic Science 11, 27-37 (doi: 10.1017/S095410209900005X).

Langer, M.A., Abdala, F., Richter, M., and Benton, M.J.1999. A sauropodomorph dinosaur from the Upper Triassic (Carnian) of southern Brazil. Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris, Sciences de la Terre et des Planètes, 329, 511-517 (doi: 10.1016/S1251-8050(00)80025-7).

Martin, M., Barbieri, L. and Cuny, G. 1999. The Madagascan Mesozoic ptychoceratodontids (Dipnoi), systematic relationships and palaeobiogeographical significance. Oryctos, 2, 3-16.

McGowan, A. and Pearson, P.N. 1999. ADAPTS (Analysis of Diversity, Asymmetry of Phylogenetic Trees, and Survivorship): a new software tool for analysing stratigraphic range data. Palaeontologia Electronica, www-odp.tamu.edu/paleo/1999_1/adapts/

Newell, A.J., Tverdokhlebov, V.P., and Benton, M.J..1999. Interplay of tectonics and climate on a transverse fluvial system, Upper Permian, southern Uralian foreland basin, Russia. Sedimentary Geology, 127, 11-29 (doi: 10.1016/S0037-0738(99)00009-3).

Orr, P.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1999. Exceptionally preserved conchostracans and other crustaceans from the Upper Carboniferous of Ireland. Special Papers in Palaeontology 62, 1-67.

Pearson, P.N. 1999. Apomorphy distribution is an important aspect of cladogram symmetry. Systematic Biology, 48, 399-406 (doi: 10.1080/106351599260373).

Rauhut, O.W.M. 1999. A dinosaur fauna from the Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian) of northern Sudan. Palaeontologia Africana, 35, 61-84.

Sagemann, J., Bale, S.J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Parkes, R.J. 1999. Controls on the formation of authigenic minerals in association with decaying organic matter: an experimental approach. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 63, 1083-1095 (doi: 10.1016/S0016-7037(99)00087-3).

Schram, F.R., Hof, C.H.J., and Steeman, F.A. 1999. Thylacocephala (Arthropoda: Crustacea?) from the Cretaceous of Lebanon and implications for thylacocephalan systematics. Palaeontology, 42, 769-797 (doi: 10.1111/1475-4983.00097).

Solé, R.V., Manrubia, S.C., Benton, M.J., Kauffman, S., and Bak, P. 1999. Criticality and scaling in evolutionary biology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 14, 156-160 (doi: 10.1016/S0169-5347(98)01518-3).

Solé, R.V., Manrubia, S.C., Benton, M.J., Kauffman, S., and Bak, P. 1999. Self-organized criticality in ecology and evolution. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 14, 321-322.

Sutcliffe, O.E., Briggs, D.E.G. and Bartels, C. 1999. Ichnological evidence for the environmental setting of the Fossil-Lagerstätten in the Devonian Hunsrück Slate, Germany. Geology 27, 275-278 (doi: 10.1130/0091-7613(1999)027<0275:IEFTES>2.3.CO).

Trueman, C.N. 1999. Rare earth geochemisry and taphonomy of terrestrial vertebrate assemblages. Palaios, 14, 555-568 (doi: 10.2307/3515313).

Varricchio, D.J., Jackson, F., and Trueman, C.N. 1999. A nesting trace with eggs for the Cretaceous theropod dinosaur Troodon formosus. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 19, 91-100 (doi: 10.1080/02724634.1999.10011125).

Wignall, P.B. and Benton, M.J. 1999. Lazarus taxa and fossil abundance at times of biotic crisis. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 156, 453-456 (doi: 10.1144/gsjgs.156.3.0453).

Wills, M.A. 1999. Congruence between phylogeny and stratigraphy: Randomization tests and the gap excess ratio. Systematic Biology 48, 559-580 (doi: 10.1080/106351599260148).

Wright, J. 1999. Ichnological evidence for the use of the forelimb in iguanodontid locomotion. Special Papers in Palaeontology, 60, 209-219.

Yates, A.M. 1999. The Lapillopsidae: A new family of small temnospondyls from the Early Triassic of Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 19, 302-320 (doi: 10.1080/02724634.1999.10011143).

Yates, A.M. and Warren, A. A. 1999. The phylogeny of the 'higher' temnospondyls (Vertebrata : Choanata) and its implications for the monophyly and origins of the Stereospondyli. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 128, 77-121 (doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2000.tb00650.x).


Public understanding of science [25]

Benton, M.J. 1999. Robert Joseph Gay Savage 1927-1998 [obituary]. The Geological Society, Annual Review 1998, 27-28.

Benton, M.J. 1999. Why I dared walk with TV dinosaurs. The Times, November 12, 1999, p. 17.

Benton, M.J., Cook, L., Gower, D.J., Henderson, D.M., Wright, J.L. 1999. Dinosaurs of the world. Marshall Cavendish, New York, 11 volumes [various contributions].

Braddy, S.J. 1999. Terrestrial trace fossils from the Robledo Mountains ichnofauna (Lower Permian) of southern New Mexico. Geoscientist, 9 (7), 5-6.

Braddy, S.J. 1999. Cutting Edge. Times Higher Educational Supplement, 1399, 24 (27/8/99).

Cresswell, J. 1999. Megalodon: monster of the oceans. Shark Focus, 4, 12-13.

Cuny, G. 1999. Looking for fossil sharks: an enthusiasts' guide. Shark Focus, 5, 4-5.

Cuny, G. and Smith, G. A. 1999. Chondrichthyans. In: R. Singer (ed.) Encyclopedia of Paleontology, Fitzroy Dearborn, Chicago, pp. 266-280.

Davis, P.G. 1999. Fossilization processes. In: R. Singer (ed.) Encyclopedia of Paleontology, Fitzroy Dearborn, Chicago, pp. 488-490.

Davis, P.G. 1999. Taphonomy. In: R. Singer (ed.) Encyclopedia of Paleontology, Fitzroy Dearborn, Chicago, pp. 1203-1204.

Davis, P.G. and Dyke, G.J. 1999. Birds. In: R. Singer (ed.) Encyclopedia of Paleontology, Fitzroy Dearborn, Chicago, pp. 162-166.

Gilpin, D., Henderson, D.M., and Jenkins, I. 1999. Ancient swimmers. Pp. 36-46, in Cruel sea. BBC Walking with the Dinosaurs, IMP, London, 48 pp.

Gilpin, D., Henderson, D.M., and Jenkins, I. 1999. Fossils explained. Pp. 36-46, in Giant of the skies. BBC Walking with the Dinosaurs, IMP, London, 48 pp.

Gilpin, D., Henderson, D.M., and Jenkins, I. 1999. From egg to adult. Pp. 36-46, in Spirits of the silent forest. BBC Walking with the Dinosaurs, IMP, London, 48 pp.

Gilpin, D., Henderson, D.M., and Jenkins, I. 1999. The secrets behind dinosaur teeth. Pp. 36-46, in Islands of terror. BBC Walking with the Dinosaurs, IMP, London, 48 pp.

Gilpin, D., Henderson, D.M., and Jenkins, I. 1999. The bone diggers. Pp. 36-46, in The long trek. BBC Walking with the Dinosaurs, IMP, London, 48 pp.

Gower, D.J. and Henderson, D.M. 1999. What is a dinosaur? Pp. 36-46, in New blood. BBC Walking with the Dinosaurs, IMP, London, 48 pp.

Gower, D.J. and Henderson, D.M. 1999. Bringing old bones to life. Pp. 36-46, in Time of the titans. BBC Walking with the Dinosaurs, IMP, London, 48 pp.

Henderson, D.M. and Jenkins, I. 1999. Deadly impact! Pp. 36-46, in A vanishing world. BBC Walking with the Dinosaurs, IMP, London, 48 pp.

Henderson, D.M., Jenkins, I., and Lauer, E. 1999. Behind the scenes Pp. 36-46, in The lonely journey. BBC Walking with the Dinosaurs, IMP, London, 48 pp.

Metcalf, S. 1999. Palaeoclimatology. In: R. Singer (ed.) Encyclopedia of Paleontology, Fitzroy Dearborn, Chicago, pp. 827-832.

Storrs, G.W. 1999. Placodonts. In: R. Singer (ed.) Encyclopedia of Paleontology, Fitzroy Dearborn, Chicago, pp. 919-922.

Wills, M.A. 1999. Metazoan phyla: minor. In: R. Singer (ed.) Encyclopedia of Paleontology, Fitzroy Dearborn, Chicago, pp. 718-728.

Wills, M.A and Briggs, D.E.G. 1999. Arthropods: overview. In: R. Singer (ed.) Encyclopedia of Paleontology, Fitzroy Dearborn, Chicago, pp. 111-117.

Wills, M.A and Briggs, D.E.G. 1999. Arthropods: miscellaneous arthropods. In: R. Singer (ed.) Encyclopedia of Paleontology, Fitzroy Dearborn, Chicago, pp. 117-125.


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