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Title Through the end of the Cretaceous in the type locality of the Hell Creek Formation in Montana and adjacent areas / edited by Gregory P. Wilson, William A. Clemens, John R. Horner, Joseph H. Hartman.
Published Boulder, Colorado, USA : The Geological Society of America, 2014.
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 Floor4  QE685 .T48 2014    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 392 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits (some color) ; 28 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Special paper / Geological Society of America ; 503
Special papers (Geological Society of America) ; 503.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword / Gregory P. Wilson, Wiliam A. Clemens, John R. Horner, and Joseph H. Hartman -- Introduction / John R. Horner -- From Tyrannosaurus rex to asteroid impact: Early studies (1901-1980) of the Hell Creek Formation in its type area / William A. Clemens and Joseph H. Hartman -- Context, naming, and formal designation of the Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation lectostratotype, Garfield County, Montana / Joseph H. Hartman, Raymond D. Butler, Matthew W. Weiler, and Karew K. Schumaker -- Assessing the relationships of the Hell Creek-Fort Union contact, Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary, and Chiexulub impact ejecta horizon at the Hell Creek Formation lectostratotype, Montana, USA / Jason R. Moore, Gregory P. Wilson, Mukul Sharma, Hannah R. Hallock, Dennis R. Branam, and Paul R. Renne -- Magnetostratigraphy of the Hell Creek and lower Fort Union Formations in northeastern Montana / Rebecca LeCain, William C. Clyde, Gregory P. Wilson, and Jeremy Riedel -- Carbon isotope stratigraphy and correlation of plant megafossil localities in the Hell Creek Formation of eastern Montana, USA / Nan Crystal Arens, A. Hope Jahren, and David C. Kendrick -- A florule from the base of the Hell Creek Forrmation in the type area of eastern Montana: Implications for vegetation and climate / Nan Crystal Arens and Sarah E. Allen -- A preliminary test of the press-pulse extinction hypothesis: Palynological indicators of vegetation change preceding the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary, McCone County, Montana, USA / Nan Crystal Arens, Anna Thompson, and A. Hope Jahren -- Euselachians from the freshwater deposits of the Hell Creek Formation of Montana / Todd D. Cook, Michael G. Newbrey, Donald B. Brinkman, and James I. Kirkland -- Diversity and paleoecology of actinopyterygian fish from vertebrae microfossil localities of the Maastrichtian Hell Creek Formation of Montana / Donald B. Brinkman, Michael G. Newbrey, and Andrew G. Neuman -- Extinction and survival of salamander and salamander-like amphibians across the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary in northeastern Montana USA / Gregory P. Wilson, David G. DeMar Jr., and Grace Carter -- Temporal changes within the latest Cretaceous and early Paleogene turtle faunas of northeastern Montana / Patricia A. Holroyd, Gregory P. Wilson, and J. Howard Hutchison -- A stratigraphic survey of Triceratops localities in the Hell Creek Formation, northeastern Montana (2006-2010) / John B. Scannella and Denver W. Fowler -- Cranial morphology of a juvenille Triceratops skull from the Hell Creek Formation McCone County, Montana, with comments on the fossil record of ontogenetically younger skulls / Mark B. Goodwin and John R. Horner -- Paleobiological implications of a Triceratops bonebed from the Hell Creek Formation, Garfield County, northeastern Montana / Sarah W. Keenan and John B. Scannella -- Mammalian extinction, survival, and recovery dynamics across the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary in northeastern Montana, USA / Gregory P. Wilson.
Summary "The chapters represent a surge of field and laboratory research activity, illustrating the impacts of new and refined methods and tools. This volume explores geologic and biologic history preserved in the strata bounding the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary"--Provided by publisher.
Note Also available in an electronic version.
Subject Triceratops.
Chicxulub Crater.
Extinction (Biology) -- North America.
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Cretaceous.
Hell Creek Formation.
Paleontology -- Hell Creek Formation.
Paleontology -- Cretaceous.
Related Names Wilson, Gregory P. (Gregory Philip)
Clemens, William A. (William Alvin)
Horner, John R.
Hartman, Joseph Herbert.
ISBN 9780813725031 paperback
0813725038 paperback
OCLC number 869365312