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Catastrophes and Lesser Calamities

The Causes of Mass Extinctions
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Wignall wrote together in (Mass Extinctions and their Aftermath)/5. In Catastrophes and Lesser Calamities, renowned geologist Tony Hallam takes us on a tour of the Earth's history, and of the cataclysmic events, as well as the more gradual extinctions, that have punctuated life on Earth throughout the past million years.

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This is a book about the dramatic periods in the Earth's history called mass extinctions - short periods (by geological standards) when life nearly died out on Earth. The most famous is the mass extinction that happened about 65 million years ago, and that caused the death of the dinosaurs.

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Wignall wrote together in (Mass Extinctions and their Aftermath)/5(20). Author of Catastrophes and Lesser Calamities, An Outline of Phanerozoic Biogeography, Catastrophes and lesser calamities, Great geological controversies, Patterns of Evolution (Developments in Palaeontology & Stratigraphy), After the revolution, Phanerozoic sea-level changes, Une révolution dans les sciences de la Terre (de la dérive des continents à la techtonique des plaques).

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Hallam is a paleontologist and retired university professor. He is also the author and editor of many scholarly volumes, including Phanerozoic Sea-Level Changes, in which he studies the changes in sea levels over a. Hallam T. Catastrophes and lesser calamities The causes of mass extinctions.

This book is intended to redress the balance and put impacts within the context of a number of purely Earth-bound events that have evidently affected the biosphere severely on a number of occasions in the geological past.

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Each story is so in-dept, it felt like being an eyewitness myself. 'Catastrophes and Heroes' show also historical background and the stories behind peoples' decisions. It's a delightful book for every history geek and catastrophes junkie. Life history theory seeks to explain the evolution of the major features of life cycles by analyzing the ecological factors that shape age-specific schedules of growth, reproduction, and survival and by investigating the trade-offs that constrain the evolution of these traits.

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