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The Resource Out of thin air : dinosaurs, birds, and Earth's ancient atmosphere, Peter D. Ward ; illustrations by David W. Ehlert, (electronic resource)

Out of thin air : dinosaurs, birds, and Earth's ancient atmosphere, Peter D. Ward ; illustrations by David W. Ehlert, (electronic resource)

Label
Out of thin air : dinosaurs, birds, and Earth's ancient atmosphere
Title
Out of thin air
Title remainder
dinosaurs, birds, and Earth's ancient atmosphere
Statement of responsibility
Peter D. Ward ; illustrations by David W. Ehlert
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1949-
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Ward, Peter D.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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ebrary, Inc
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  • Dinosaurs
  • Dinosaurs
  • Paleoecology
  • Paleobotany
Label
Out of thin air : dinosaurs, birds, and Earth's ancient atmosphere, Peter D. Ward ; illustrations by David W. Ehlert, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-259) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Respiration and the Body Plans of Animal Life -- Oxygen Through Time -- Evolving Respiratory Systems as a Cause of the Cambrian Explosion -- The Ordovician: Cambrian Explosion -- The Silurian-Devonian: How an Oxygen Spike Allowed the First Conquest of Land -- The Carboniferous-Early Permian: High-oxygen, Fires and Giants -- The Permian Extinction and the Evolution of Endothermy -- The Triassic Explosion -- The Jurassic: Dinosaur Hegemony in a Low-Oxygen World -- The Cretaceous Extinction and the Rise of Large Mammals -- Should We Fear the Oxygen Future?
Control code
ebr10146766
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 282 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Out of thin air : dinosaurs, birds, and Earth's ancient atmosphere, Peter D. Ward ; illustrations by David W. Ehlert, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-259) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Respiration and the Body Plans of Animal Life -- Oxygen Through Time -- Evolving Respiratory Systems as a Cause of the Cambrian Explosion -- The Ordovician: Cambrian Explosion -- The Silurian-Devonian: How an Oxygen Spike Allowed the First Conquest of Land -- The Carboniferous-Early Permian: High-oxygen, Fires and Giants -- The Permian Extinction and the Evolution of Endothermy -- The Triassic Explosion -- The Jurassic: Dinosaur Hegemony in a Low-Oxygen World -- The Cretaceous Extinction and the Rise of Large Mammals -- Should We Fear the Oxygen Future?
Control code
ebr10146766
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 282 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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