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The Resource Mass extinction, Ashraf M.T. Elewa [editor], (electronic book)

Mass extinction, Ashraf M.T. Elewa [editor], (electronic book)

Label
Mass extinction
Title
Mass extinction
Statement of responsibility
Ashraf M.T. Elewa [editor]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The present book combines three main aspects: five major mass extinctions; contributions on some other minor extinctions; and more importantly contributions on the current mass extinction. All three aspects are introduced through interesting studies of mass extinctions in diverse organisms ranging from small invertebrates to mammals and take account of the most admired subjects discussing mass extinctions in insects, mammals, fishes, ostracods and molluscs
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
576.84
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE721.2.E97
LC item number
M37 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Elewa, Ashraf M. T
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  • Extinction (Biology)
  • Paleoclimatology
  • Climatic changes
Label
Mass extinction, Ashraf M.T. Elewa [editor], (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Mass extinction : a general view / Ashraf M.T. Elewa -- Late Ordovician mass extinction / Ashraf M.T. Elewa -- The end Ordovician : an ice age in the middle of a greenhouse / Curtis R. Congreve -- Silurian global events--at the tipping point of climate change / Mikael Calner -- Late Devonian mass extinction / Ashraf M.T. Elewa -- Late Permian mass extinction / Ashraf M.T. Elewa -- Late Triassic mass extinction / Ashraf M.T. Elewa -- Reexamination of the end-Triassic mass extinction / Spencer G. Lucas and Lawrence H. Tanner -- Cenomanian/Turonian mass extinction of macroinvertebrates in the context of paleoecology : a case study from north Wadi Qena, Eastern Desert, Egypt / Ahmed Awad Abdelhady -- K-Pg mass extinction / Ashraf M.T. Elewa -- Causes of mass extinction at the K/Pg boundary : a case study from the North African Plate / Ashraf M.T. Elewa and Ahmed M. Dakrory -- Patterns and causes of mass extinction at the K/Pg boundary : planktonic foraminifera from the North African Plate / Ashraf M.T. Elewa and Ahmed M. Dakrory -- Quaternary extinctions in Southeast Asia / Julien Louys -- Current mass extinction / Ashraf M.T. Elewa -- Current insect extinctions / Panos V. Petrakis
Control code
SPR233973625
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 252 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783540759164
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Mass extinction, Ashraf M.T. Elewa [editor], (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Mass extinction : a general view / Ashraf M.T. Elewa -- Late Ordovician mass extinction / Ashraf M.T. Elewa -- The end Ordovician : an ice age in the middle of a greenhouse / Curtis R. Congreve -- Silurian global events--at the tipping point of climate change / Mikael Calner -- Late Devonian mass extinction / Ashraf M.T. Elewa -- Late Permian mass extinction / Ashraf M.T. Elewa -- Late Triassic mass extinction / Ashraf M.T. Elewa -- Reexamination of the end-Triassic mass extinction / Spencer G. Lucas and Lawrence H. Tanner -- Cenomanian/Turonian mass extinction of macroinvertebrates in the context of paleoecology : a case study from north Wadi Qena, Eastern Desert, Egypt / Ahmed Awad Abdelhady -- K-Pg mass extinction / Ashraf M.T. Elewa -- Causes of mass extinction at the K/Pg boundary : a case study from the North African Plate / Ashraf M.T. Elewa and Ahmed M. Dakrory -- Patterns and causes of mass extinction at the K/Pg boundary : planktonic foraminifera from the North African Plate / Ashraf M.T. Elewa and Ahmed M. Dakrory -- Quaternary extinctions in Southeast Asia / Julien Louys -- Current mass extinction / Ashraf M.T. Elewa -- Current insect extinctions / Panos V. Petrakis
Control code
SPR233973625
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 252 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783540759164
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Specific material designation
remote

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