Coastal Paleoceanography of Eastern North America: (Miocene-Pleistocene)

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Kendall/Hunt Pub., 1997 - Fossils - 373 pages
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Contents

Marine Paleogeography of Neogene Eastern North America 1
iv
Environments of the Neogene Seas of Eastern North America
29
Marine Paleobiogeography of Neogene Eastern North America
57
Miocene Seas and Index Assemblages
89
The Ecphoras of the Salisbury Sea A Classic Miocene Evolutionary
127
Pliocene Seas and Index Assemblages
157
Coral Gardens of the Everglades Pseudoatoll
207
The Cowries of the Okeechobean Sea A Classic Pliocene
229
Pleistocene Seas and Index Assemblages
255
Paleolimnology of Pleistocene Lake Okeelanta
311
Bibliography
319
Oceanographic and Geologic Index
331
Systematic Index
341
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About the author (1997)

Dr. Edward Petuch is a professor in the Department of Geosciences at Florida Atlantic University. His research interests include: The geology, biostratigraphy, and invertebrate paleontology of the Floridian Peninsula and the Atlantic Coastal Plain. Research of the systematics, ecology, and biogeography of the western Atlantic mollusks (both fossil and Recent) Additional interests include biotic catastrophe and extinction theory, paleoceanography, and paleoclimatology Dr. Petuch has written numerous articles and books on these subjects.

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