The Great Paleozoic Crisis: Life and Death in the Permian

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Columbia University Press, 1993 - Science - 327 pages

Carefully examines the events recorded at the major Permo-Triassic boundary sections and documents the patterns of extinction and survival among the major groups of marine and terrestrial plants and animals. Erwin also provides a detailed summary of the climatic, geologic, geophysical and geochemical events of the Late Permian and Early Triassic.

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Douglas Erwin’s The Great Paleozoic Crisis compared to Peter Ward’s Gorgon. Douglas H. Erwin’s The Great Paleozoic Crisis is a state-of-the-art exposition of knowledge about the Permo-Triassic ... Read full review

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