Late Devonian Mass Extinction by George R. McGhee
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Late Devonian Mass Extinction
By George R. McGhee

The Late Devonian Mass Extinction

The Frasnian/Famennian Crisis

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Late Devonian Mass Extinction by George R. McGhee

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Based on two decades of research, The Late Devonian Mass Extinction reviews the many theories that have been presented to explain the global mass extinction that struck the earth over 367 million years ago, considering in particular the possibility that the extinction was triggered by multiple impacts of extraterrestrial objects.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780231075053
ISBN-10: 0231075057
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Pages: 378
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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Geometry of Evolution by George R. McGhee Geometry of Evolution, Hardback (December 2006)

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Theoretical Morphology by George R. McGhee Theoretical Morphology, Paperback (January 1999)

This text provides background and steps in defining geometric parameters for an organic form in order to generate a spectrum of other possible forms. It also addresses simulation of actual processes of morphogenesis, aiming to attain a nuanced comprehension of how evolutionary processes work.

Late Devonian Mass Extinction by George R. McGhee Late Devonian Mass Extinction, Hardback (February 1996)

Based on two decades of research, this book reviews the many theories presented to explain this extinction on Earth, particularly covering the idea that it was triggered by the impact of extraterrestrial objects. It also provides a review of a wealth of different pieces of geographical evidence.

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