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Further Reading


A fun read

  • Benton, M.J. (1996). The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Dinosaurs. Published by the Penguin Group.
  • Van Andel, T.H. (1995). New Views on an Old Planet - A history of Global Change. Cambridge University Press.


A little more advanced

  • Briggs, D.E.G, and Crowther, P.R. (eds) (1996). Palaeobiology, a synthesis. Published by Blackwell Science.
  • Hallam, A. (1994). An outline of Phanerozoic Biogeography.
  • Hallam, A. (1992). Phanerozoic sea-level changes. Columbia University Press, New York.


Important papers

  • Axelrod, D.I. (1970). Mesozoic palaeogeography and early angiosperm history. Botanical Review, 36, 277-319.
  • Kauffman, E.G. (1986). High-resolution event stratigraphy: regional and global Cretaceous bio-events. Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences, Vol.8 Global Bio-Events. Edited by Walliser, O.
  • Larsen, R.L. (1991). Geological consequences of superplumes. Geology, 19, 963-966.
  • Parrish, J.M., Parrish, J.T., Hutchinson, J.H. and Spicer, R.A. (1987). Late Cretaceous vertebrate fossils from the North Slope of Alaska and implications for dinosaur ecology. Palaios, 2, 377-389.
  • Rich, P.V., Rich, T.H., Wagstaff, B.E., Mason, J.M., Douthill, C.B., Gregory, R.T., and Felton, E.A. (1988). Evidence for low temperatures and biological diversity in Cretaceous high latitudes of Australia. Science, 242 , 1403-1406.
  • Stebbins, G.L. (1974). Flowering plants: evolution above the species level. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Winterer, E.L. (1991). The Tethyan Pacific during Late Jurassic and Cretaceous times. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeocecology, 87, 253-265.
  • Wolfe, J.A. (1991). Palaeobotanical evidence for a June 'impact winter' at the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary. Nature, 352, 420-422.


 

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