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Plants and the K-T Boundary

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ISBN-10: 0521305632

ISBN-13: 9780521305631

Edition: 2011

Authors: Douglas J. Nichols, Kirk R. Johnson

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Book details

List price: $63.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/22/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 292
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Kirk Johnson is a Pulitzer-nominated writer for The New York Times. He lives in northern New Jersey with his wife & two sons.

Preface
Background
Introduction
Resolution of the K-T boundary
Using fossil plants to study the K-T boundary
Brief history of K-T boundary paleobotany and palynology
Overview of latest Cretaceous and early Paleocene vegetation
Regional Case Studies
Williston Basin - the most complete K-T sections known
Other North American records
Eurasia
Remnants of Gondwana
Interpretations
Assessment of the K-T boundary event
Evaluation of scenarios for the K-T event
Floral effects of the K-T boundary event
References
Index