Mass extinctions are the most colossal catastrophes in the history of our planet. In the first work of its kind, the authors review the collective evidence--from a multidisciplinary perspective--for numerous mass extinctions by various causes such as volcanoes or meteorites. A succinct summary of the dinosaur extinction is included in the context of all other major extinctions. 102 illustrations.

Mass Extinctions and Their Aftermath 1997, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198549161

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