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Title Effects of past global change on life / Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995.

Series Studies in geophysics
Studies in geophysics.
Subject Paleoecology.
Alt Name National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Earth Sciences and Resources.
Description xiv, 250 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0309051274
OCLC # 31241864
Table of Contents
 Overview and Recommendations1
1Oxygen and Proterozoic Evolution: An Update / Andrew H. Knoll, Heinrich D. Holland21
2Impact of Late Ordovician Glaciation-Deglaciation on Marine Life / W. B. N. Berry, M. S. Quinby-Hunt, P. Wilde34
3Global Change Leading to Biodiversity Crisis in a Greenhouse World: The Cenomanian-Turonian (Cretaceous) Mass Extinction / Earle G. Kauffman47
4Cretaceous-Tertiary (K/T) Mass Extinction: Effect of Global Change on Calcareous Microplankton / Gerta Keller, Katharina v. Salis Perch-Nielsen72
5Terminal Paleocene Mass Extinction in the Deep Sea: Association with Global Warming / James P. Kennett, Lowell D. Stott94
6Tropical Climate Stability and Implications for the Distribution of Life / Eric J. Barron108
7Neogene Ice Age in the North Atlantic Region: Climatic Changes, Biotic Effects, and Forcing Factors / Steven M. Stanley, William F. Ruddiman118
8The Response of Hierarchically Structured Ecosystems to Long-Term Climatic Change: A Case Study Using Tropical Peat Swamps of Pennsylvanian Age / William A. DiMichele, Tom L. Phillips134
9The Late Cretaceous and Cenozoic History of Vegetation and Climate at Northern and Southern High Latitudes: A Comparison / Rosemary A. Askin, Robert A. Spicer156
10The Impact of Climatic Changes on the Development of the Australian Flora / David C. Christophel174
11Global Climatic Influence on Cenozoic Land Mammal Faunas / S. David Webb, Neil D. Opdyke184
12Biotic Responses to Temperature and Salinity Changes During Last Deglaciation, Gulf of Mexico / Benjamin P. Flower, James P. Kennett209
13Pollen Records of Late Quaternary Vegetation Change: Plant Community Rearrangements and Evolutionary Implications / Thompson Webb III221
14Climatic Forcing and the Origin of the Human Genus / Steven M. Stanley233

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