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Catastrophes and lesser calamities : the causes of mass extinctions, Tony Hallam

Label
Catastrophes and lesser calamities : the causes of mass extinctions
Title
Catastrophes and lesser calamities
Title remainder
the causes of mass extinctions
Statement of responsibility
Tony Hallam
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Geologist Tony Hallam takes readers on a tour of the Earth's history, and of the cataclysmic events, as well as the more gradual extinctions, that have punctuated life on Earth throughout the past 500 million years
Cataloging source
Z@2
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
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Hallam, A.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Extinction (Biology)
  • Catastrophes (Geology)
Label
Catastrophes and lesser calamities : the causes of mass extinctions, Tony Hallam
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-213) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In search of possible causes of mass extinctions -- Historical background -- Evidence for catastrophic organic changes in the geological record -- Impact by comets and asteroids -- Sea-level changes -- Oxygen deficiency in the oceans -- Climate change -- Volcanic activity -- Pulling the strands together -- The evolutionary significance of mass extinctions -- The influence of humans
Control code
111062023
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiii, 226 p.
Isbn
9780192806680
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Catastrophes and lesser calamities : the causes of mass extinctions, Tony Hallam
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-213) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In search of possible causes of mass extinctions -- Historical background -- Evidence for catastrophic organic changes in the geological record -- Impact by comets and asteroids -- Sea-level changes -- Oxygen deficiency in the oceans -- Climate change -- Volcanic activity -- Pulling the strands together -- The evolutionary significance of mass extinctions -- The influence of humans
Control code
111062023
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiii, 226 p.
Isbn
9780192806680
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps

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