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Andrew C. Scott

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198734840
eISBN:
9780191916847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198734840.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

What does it take to make a fire? The factors underlying fire can be illustrated with a triangle, and five fire triangles, relevant to different scales in area and ... More


Paleozoic Gastropoda

Jiří Frýda, Alex Nützel, and Peter J. Wagner

in Phylogeny and Evolution of the Mollusca

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250925
eISBN:
9780520933705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250925.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes the key feature of Paleozoic Gastropoda. It reviews ideas about the early evolution of gastropods and discusses inferences drawn from teleoconch and protoconch morphologies as ... More


Caenogastropoda

Winston F. Ponder, Donald J. Colgan, John M. Healy, Nützel Alexander, Luiz R.L. Simone, and Ellen E. Mielke

in Phylogeny and Evolution of the Mollusca

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250925
eISBN:
9780520933705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250925.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the evolution of the gastropod clade of Caenogastropoda. It explains that caenogastropods comprise about 60% of living gastropod species and the first records of undisputed ... More


Trace Elements in the Mainstem Amazon River

Patrick T. Seyler and Gerald R. Boaventura

in The Biogeochemistry of the Amazon Basin

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195114317
eISBN:
9780197561140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195114317.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

Measurements of trace metals in rivers are of substantial interest for researchers examining basic scientific questions related to geochemical weathering and transport ... More


The Dinosaurs

Richard P. Hilton

in Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233157
eISBN:
9780520928459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233157.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Dinosaurs were the result of the evolutionary changes that took place in reptiles during the Paleozoic Era. This chapter discusses the taxonomy and evidence of dinosaur fossils in California. ... More


Consistent Phylogeographic Patterns across Taxa and Major Evolutionary Events

Kristina A. Schierenbeck

in Phylogeography of California

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520278875
eISBN:
9780520959248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278875.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Consistent Phylogeographic Patterns across Taxa and Major Evolutionary Events Mediterranean to alpine climates (combined with vicariant events associated with glaciations, changing sea levels, and ... More


Historical Processes That Shaped California

Kristina A. Schierenbeck

in Phylogeography of California

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520278875
eISBN:
9780520959248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278875.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The geological history of California provides the basis for its present geological complexity. The position of California along the continental margin gives a physical context that began when the ... More


The grand recycling coalition

Tim Lenton and Andrew Watson

in Revolutions that made the Earth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199587049
eISBN:
9780191775031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587049.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter focuses on the new arrivals of the first part of the Phanerozoic, called the Paleozoic, which were the land plants. In greening the land surface they doubled the amount of free energy ... More


Evolutionary History

A. Peter Klimley

in The Biology of Sharks and Rays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226442495
eISBN:
9780226923086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923086.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the long evolutionary history of the cartilaginous fishes. Topics covered include the sharks and chimaeras of the Paleozoic era (species diversification, Early Paleozoic ... More


Introduction

Mark E. Patzkowsky and Steven M. Holland

in Stratigraphic Paleobiology: Understanding the Distribution of Fossil Taxa in Time and Space

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226649375
eISBN:
9780226649399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649399.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

Stratigraphic paleobiology is built on the premise that the distribution of fossil taxa in time and space is controlled not only by processes of evolution, ecology, and environmental change, but also ... More


Biogeography and Evolution in the Early Paleozoic

Richard A. Fortey

in The Paleobiological Revolution: Essays on the Growth of Modern Paleontology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748610
eISBN:
9780226748597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748597.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

This chapter examines the distribution and evolution of marine life in the early Paleozoic. It discusses the pioneering work of Alfred Russel Wallace who recognized the differences in geographical ... More


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