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Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event

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ISBN-10: 0231126786

ISBN-13: 9780231126786

Edition: 2004

Authors: Barry Webby, Florentin Paris, Mary Droser, Ian Percival

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'The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event' is the first book devoted to establishing the global patterns of differentiation of Ordovician biotas through time & space.
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Book details

List price: $150.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 4/14/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 0.87" wide x 1.14" long x 0.12" tall
Weight: 3.124
Language: English

Barry D. Webby is a senior paleontologist at the Center for Ecostratigraphy & Paleobiology at Macquarie University, Sydney. Florentin Paris is a CNRS research director in geosciences at the University of Rennes, France. Mary L. Droser is a professor in the Department of Earth Science, University of California, Riverside. Ian G. Percival is chief paleontologist at the Geological Survey of New South Wales, Australia.

Introduction
Conspectus Of The Ordovician World Stratigraphic Framework and Time Slices
Taxonomic Groups Calibration of the Ordovician Time Scale
Aspects Of The Ordovician Radiation Measures of Biodiversity
Major Terranes in the Ordovician
Isotopic Signatures
Ordovician Oceans and Climate
Barnes Was there an Ordovician Superplume Event?
End-Ordovician Glaciation
Sea-level Changes - a Baltoscandian Perspective
Nielson Radiolarians
Sponges
Stromatoporoids
Conulariids
Corals
Bryozoans
Brachiopods
Polyplacophoran and Symmetrical Univalve Molluscs
Gastropods
Rostroconch and Bivalve Molluscs
Nautiloid Cephalopods
Tube-Shaped Incertae Sedis
Worms, Worm-like and Sclerite-bearing Taxa
Trilobites
Eurypterids, Phyllocarids and Ostracodes
Asterozoan, Echinozoan, Blastozoan, Crinozoan and Homalozoan Echinoderms
Graptolites: Patterns of Diversity across Paleolatitudes
Chitinozoans
Conodonts: Lower-Middle Ordovician Record
Vertebrates (Agnathans and Gnathostomes)
Nowlan, Receptaculitids and Algae
Acritarchs
Miospores and the Emergence of Land Plants
The Ichnologic Record of the Ordovician Radiation
The Ordovician Radiation: Towards a New Global Synthesis