Evolutionary Catastrophes: The Science of Mass Extinction

By: Courtillot, V.;Curtillot, V.

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Crisp, clean book with no tears or chips, no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Jacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Accessible to a general audience without compromising content. Discusses the two major theories -- asteroid impact and volcanic eruption -- and their catastrophic impact on the environment . Though the impact hypothesis is the more commonly held cause, the author presents an argument for volcanic eruption. 173 pages. Indexed.

Title: Evolutionary Catastrophes: The Science of Mass Extinction

Author Name: Courtillot, V.;Curtillot, V.

Categories: Science,

Publisher: West Nyack, New York, U.S.A., Cambridge Univ Press: 1999

ISBN Number: 0521583926

ISBN Number 13: 9780521583923

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 24690

Keywords: Asteroid Impact. Volcano Eruption. Environmental Evolution.