Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Geologic Time The Story of a Changing Earth
Presented by the Department of Paleobiology.
The Pliocene
Contents
Overview
Life in the Pliocene
Tectonics during the Pliocene
Climate Cycles during the Pliocene
Evidence
Ostracode, a member of a group of crustaceans
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Henryhowella
Pterygocythereis
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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/tertiary/pli/plitect

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/tertiary/pli/pliloc

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/tertiary/pli/plistrat

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/sci/A0839380

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


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