Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Geologic Time The Story of a Changing Earth
Presented by the Department of Paleobiology.
The Pleistocene
Contents
Overview
Defining and Dating the Pleistocene Boundary
Pleistocene Glacial Events
Pleistocene Ecosystems and Extinctions
Human Evolution during the Pleistocene
Evidence
Skeleton of the woolly mammoth
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sample
Walrus
Saber-toothed cat
Human ancestor
references and links
Foundational Concepts
Dating Methods
Earth Processes
Life Processes
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References:
Behrensmeyer, A. K., J. D. Damuth, W. A. DiMichele, R. Potts, H.-D. Sues, and S. L. Wing. 1992. Terrestrial Ecosystems through Time: Evolutionary Paleoecology of Terrestrial Plants and Animals. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 568 pp.

Links:
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/quaternary

http://www.bartleby.com/65/pl/Pleistoc

Department of Paleobiology Life of a Vertebrate Fossil http://paleobiology.si.edu/LVF/index.htm


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Overview | Defining and Dating the Pleistocene Boundary | Pleistocene Glacial Events
Pleistocene Ecosystems and Extinctions | Human Evolution during the Pleistocene



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