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The Resource The evolution and extinction of the dinosaurs, David E. Fastovsky, David B. Weishampel ; with original illustrations by Brian Regal

The evolution and extinction of the dinosaurs, David E. Fastovsky, David B. Weishampel ; with original illustrations by Brian Regal

Label
The evolution and extinction of the dinosaurs
Title
The evolution and extinction of the dinosaurs
Statement of responsibility
David E. Fastovsky, David B. Weishampel ; with original illustrations by Brian Regal
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A presentation of dinosaurs as they are viewed by paleontologists, using up-to-date methods to discuss what dinosaurs were, what they did, and how they did it, and studying the dinosaur in relation to the fuller concept of natural history
Cataloging source
DLC
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Fastovsky, David E
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Weishampel, David B.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dinosaurs
  • Extinction (Biology)
Label
The evolution and extinction of the dinosaurs, David E. Fastovsky, David B. Weishampel ; with original illustrations by Brian Regal
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. The Mesozoic Era: Back to the Past -- Ch. 3. Discovering Order in the Natural World -- Ch. 4. Interrelationships of the Vertebrates -- Ch. 5. The Origin of Dinosauria -- Ch. 6. Stegosauria: Hot Plates -- Ch. 7. Ankylosauria: Mass and Gas -- Ch. 8. Pachycephalosauria: Head-to-Head, With Malice Aforethought -- Ch. 9. Ceratopsia: Horns, Frills, and Slice-and-Dice -- Ch. 10. Ornithopoda: The Tuskers, Antelopes, and the Mighty Ducks of the Mesozoic -- Ch. 11. Sauropodomorpha: The Big, the Bizarre, and the Majestic -- Ch. 12. Theropoda I: Nature Red in Tooth and Claw -- Ch. 13. Theropoda II: The Origin of Birds -- Ch. 14. Dinosaur Endothermy: Some Like It Hot -- Ch. 15. Dinosaurs in Space and Time -- Ch. 16. Reconstructing Extinctions: The Art of Science -- Ch. 17. The Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinction: The Frill is Gone -- Taxonomic Index of Genera
Control code
0521444969
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 460 p., [14] p. of plates
Isbn
9780521444965
Lccn
95006002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
Label
The evolution and extinction of the dinosaurs, David E. Fastovsky, David B. Weishampel ; with original illustrations by Brian Regal
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. The Mesozoic Era: Back to the Past -- Ch. 3. Discovering Order in the Natural World -- Ch. 4. Interrelationships of the Vertebrates -- Ch. 5. The Origin of Dinosauria -- Ch. 6. Stegosauria: Hot Plates -- Ch. 7. Ankylosauria: Mass and Gas -- Ch. 8. Pachycephalosauria: Head-to-Head, With Malice Aforethought -- Ch. 9. Ceratopsia: Horns, Frills, and Slice-and-Dice -- Ch. 10. Ornithopoda: The Tuskers, Antelopes, and the Mighty Ducks of the Mesozoic -- Ch. 11. Sauropodomorpha: The Big, the Bizarre, and the Majestic -- Ch. 12. Theropoda I: Nature Red in Tooth and Claw -- Ch. 13. Theropoda II: The Origin of Birds -- Ch. 14. Dinosaur Endothermy: Some Like It Hot -- Ch. 15. Dinosaurs in Space and Time -- Ch. 16. Reconstructing Extinctions: The Art of Science -- Ch. 17. The Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinction: The Frill is Gone -- Taxonomic Index of Genera
Control code
0521444969
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 460 p., [14] p. of plates
Isbn
9780521444965
Lccn
95006002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps

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