The Resource Terra : our 100-million-year-old ecosystem--and the threats that now put it at risk, Michael Novacek

Terra : our 100-million-year-old ecosystem--and the threats that now put it at risk, Michael Novacek

Label
Terra : our 100-million-year-old ecosystem--and the threats that now put it at risk
Title
Terra
Title remainder
our 100-million-year-old ecosystem--and the threats that now put it at risk
Statement of responsibility
Michael Novacek
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Novacek, Michael J
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE721.2.E97
LC item number
N68 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Extinction (Biology)
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Nature
  • Paleontology
  • Environmental degradation
Label
Terra : our 100-million-year-old ecosystem--and the threats that now put it at risk, Michael Novacek
Link
https://archive.org/details/terraour100milli00nova_0
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-425) and index
Contents
Prologue: The hyena -- pt. 1: The way of the world. A creature in the forest -- Lush life -- Ephemeral life -- Elephants, dung beetles, and ecosystems -- Evolution : life through a new lens -- pt. 2: The world becomes modern. Ancient ground -- Imperial collapse -- The dinosaurs of Middle Earth -- A flower in the forest -- The garden of delights -- Toward a new ecosystem -- Dinosaur Camelot -- pt. 3: Death and resurrection. A puzzling catastrophe -- The era after -- pt. 4: Terra Humana. Who they were -- The exterminators -- The cultivators -- Land rush -- Dark forces -- The waste of a world -- Heat wave -- Future world
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 451 p.
Isbn
9780374273255
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
20070091 26
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)85814141
  • (OCoLC)85814141
Label
Terra : our 100-million-year-old ecosystem--and the threats that now put it at risk, Michael Novacek
Link
https://archive.org/details/terraour100milli00nova_0
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-425) and index
Contents
Prologue: The hyena -- pt. 1: The way of the world. A creature in the forest -- Lush life -- Ephemeral life -- Elephants, dung beetles, and ecosystems -- Evolution : life through a new lens -- pt. 2: The world becomes modern. Ancient ground -- Imperial collapse -- The dinosaurs of Middle Earth -- A flower in the forest -- The garden of delights -- Toward a new ecosystem -- Dinosaur Camelot -- pt. 3: Death and resurrection. A puzzling catastrophe -- The era after -- pt. 4: Terra Humana. Who they were -- The exterminators -- The cultivators -- Land rush -- Dark forces -- The waste of a world -- Heat wave -- Future world
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 451 p.
Isbn
9780374273255
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
20070091 26
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)85814141
  • (OCoLC)85814141

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