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

Author
Novacek, Michael J. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2007.
Description
xxiv, 451 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
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.
ISBN
  • 9780374273255 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0374273251 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
2007009126
OCLC
85814141
RCP
N - S