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Title The ecology of the Cambrian radiation / edited by Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev and Robert Riding
Published New York ; Chichester : Columbia University Press, [2001]


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 MELB  560.1723 Zhu/Eot  AVAILABLE
Description vi, 525 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Series Perspectives in paleobiology and earth history series
Critical moments in paleobiology and earth history series
Perspectives in paleobiology and earth history series.
Critical moments in paleobiology and earth history series.
Contents Introduction / Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev -- Paleomagnetically and tectonically based global maps for Vendian to mid-Ordovician time / Alan G. Smith -- Global facies distributions from late Vendian to mid-Ordovician / Kirill B. Seslavinsky, Irina D. Maidanskaya -- Did supercontinental amalgamation trigger the "Cambrian Explosion"? / Martin D. Brasier, John F. Lindsay -- Climate change at the Neoproterozoic-Cambrian transition / Toni T. Eerola -- Australian early and middle Cambrian sequence biostratigraphy with implications for species diversity and correlation / David I. Gravestock, John H. Shergold -- The Cambrian radiation and the diversification of sedimentary fabrics / Mary L. Droser, Xing Li -- Biotic diversity and structure during the Neoproterozoic-Ordovician transition / Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev -- Ecology and evolution of Cambrian plankton / Nicholas J. Butterfield -- Evolution of shallow-water level-bottom communities / Mikhail B. Burzin, Francoise Debrenne, Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev -- Evolution of the Hardground Community / Sergei V. Rozhnov -- Ecology and evolution of Cambrian reefs / Brian R. Pratt, Ben R. Spincer, Rachel A. Wood -- Evolution of the deep-water Benthic community / T. Peter Crimes -- Sponges, cnidarians, and ctenophores / Francoise Debrenne, Joachim Reitner -- Mollusks, hyoliths, stenothecoids, and coeloscleritophorans / Artem V. Kouchinsky -- Brachiopods / Galina T. Ushatinskaya -- Ecologic evolution of Cambrian trilobites / Nigel C. Hughes -- Ecology of nontrilobite arthropods and lobopods in the Cambrian / Graham E. Budd -- Ecologic radiation of Cambro-Ordovician echinoderms / Thomas E. Guensburg, James Sprinkle -- Calcified algae and bacteria / Robert Riding -- Molecular fossils demonstrate Precambrian origin of dinoflagellates / J. Michael Moldowan, Stephen R. Jacobson, Jeremy Dahl
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Paleoecology -- Cambrian.
Paleontology -- Cambrian.
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Cambrian.
Author Zhuravlev, A. I͡U. (Andreĭ I͡Urʹevich)
Riding, Robert.
LC no. 00063901
ISBN 0231106122 cloth alkaline paper
0231106130 paperback alkaline paper