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Author Graham, Alan, 1934-

Title A natural history of the New World : the ecology and evolution of plants in the Americas / Alan Graham

Publ Info Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2011
 RWU Main Library  QE926 .G73 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  QE926 .G73 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  QE926 .G73 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 387 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Getting started -- Location, location, location -- Floods, temperature, evolution, and it's about time -- How do they do that? -- Early on : the first modern ecosystems, middle Cretaceous through the early Eocene -- Transition : middle Eocene through the early Miocene -- Modernizing : middle Miocene through the Pliocene -- Latest touch : the great ice ages -- The bigger picture : implications of past environmental changes in the New World -- Pole to pole : a walk over the landscape, a walk through time
LC subject Paleobotany -- America -- Tertiary
Paleobotany -- America -- Cretaceous
Paleobotany -- America -- Cenozoic
Plant ecology -- America
Plants -- Evolution -- America
Plants, Fossil -- America
ISBN 9780226306797 (alk. paper)
0226306798 (alk. paper)
9780226306803 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226306801 (pbk. : alk. paper)