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Title The ecology of the Cambrian radiation / edited by Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev and Robert Riding.

Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  560.1723 ECOL {Bund89 20200519}    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 525 pages : illustrations, ; 26 cm.
Series Critical moments in paleobiology and earth history series.
Perspectives in paleobiology and earth history.
Perspectives in paleobiology and earth history series.
Critical moments in paleobiology and earth history series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Environment 9 -- 2. Paleomagnetically and Tectonically Based Global Maps for Vendian to Mid-Ordovician Time / Alan G. Smith 11 -- 3. Global Facies Distributions from Late Vendian to Mid-Ordovician / Kirill B. Seslavinsky, Irina D. Maidanskaya 47 -- 4. Did Supercontinental Amalgamation Trigger the "Cambrian Explosion"? / Martin D. Brasier, John F. Lindsay 69 -- 5. Climate Change at the Neoproterozoic-Cambrian Transition / Toni T. Eerola 90 -- 6. Australian Early and Middle Cambrian Sequence Biostratigraphy with Implications for Species Diversity and Correlation / David I. Gravestock, John H. Shergold 107 -- 7. Cambrian Radiation and the Diversification of Sedimentary Fabrics / Mary L. Droser, Xing Li 137 -- Part II. Community Patterns and Dynamics 171 -- 8. Biotic Diversity and Structure During the Neoproterozoic-Ordovician Transition / Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev 173 -- 9. Ecology and Evolution of Cambrian Plankton / Nicholas J. Butterfield 200 -- 10. Evolution of Shallow-Water Level-Bottom Communities / Mikhail B. Burzin, Francoise Debrenne, Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev 217 -- 11. Evolution of the Hardground Community / Sergei V. Rozhnov 238 -- 12. Ecology and Evolution of Cambrian Reefs / Brian R. Pratt, Ben R. Spincer, Rachel A. Wood, Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev 254 -- 13. Evolution of the Deep-Water Benthic Community / T. Peter Crimes 275 -- Part III. Ecologic Radiation of Major Groups of Organisms 299 -- 14. Sponges, Cnidarians, and Ctenophores / Francoise Debrenne, Joachim Reitner 301 -- 15. Mollusks, Hyoliths, Stenothecoids, and Coeloscleritophorans / Artem V. Kouchinsky 326 -- 16. Brachiopods / Galina T. Ushatinskaya 350 -- 17. Ecologic Evolution of Cambrian Trilobites / Nigel C. Hughes 370 -- 18. Ecology of Nontrilobite Arthropods and Lobopods in the Cambrian / Graham E. Budd 404 -- 19. Ecologic Radiation of Cambro-Ordovician Echinoderms / Thomas E. Guensburg, James Sprinkle 428 -- 20. Calcified Algae and Bacteria / Robert Riding 445 -- 21. Molecular Fossils Demonstrate Precambrian Origin of Dinoflagellates / J. Michael Moldowan, Stephen R. Jacobson, Jeremy Dahl, Adnan Al-Hajji, Bradley J. Huizinga, Frederick J. Fago 474.
Summary "The Ecology of the Cambrian Radiation" offers a comprehensive and surprising picture of the Earth at that ancient time. The book contains contributions from thirty-three authors hailing from ten countries and will be of interest to paleontologists, geologists, biologists, and other researchers interested in the global Earth-life system.
Other author Zhuravlev, A. I͡U. (Andreĭ I͡Urʹevich)
Riding, Robert.
Subject Paleoecology -- Cambrian.
Paleontology -- Cambrian.
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Cambrian.
ISBN 0231106122 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231106130 (paperback: alk. paper)