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Cenozoic Seas: The View from Eastern North America

By: Edward J Petuch

308 pages, B/w photos, maps

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #137918 | ISBN: 0849316324
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This reference provides reviews of the oceanography, ecology, and geography of prehistoric coastal seas from southern Canada down to Florida. It covers the characteristics and movement of water in the ancient oceans, the climatography and weather patterns of the surrounding landmass, and the resident organisms and their ecological interactions preserved in the fossil record of this area.


Contents

ForewordPrefacePALEOSEAS OF CENOZOIC EASTERN NORTH AMERICAGeochronology and Geography of the Eastern American PaleoseasThe Choctaw SeaThe Okeechobean SeaThe Raritan SeaThe Salisbury SeaThe Albemarle Sea The Charlston SeaDeposition within the Eastern North American PaleoseasBIOGEOGRAPHY OF THE EASTERN AMERICAN PALEOSEASMarine Province of Rupelian to Earliest Chattian Oligocene TimeThe Proto-Transmarian ProvinceThe Antiguan ProvinceThe Pernambucan ProvinceMarine Provinces of Latest Chattian Oligocene to late Tortonian Miocene TimeThe Transmarian ProvinceThe Baitoan ProvinceThe Platensian ProvinceMarine Provinces of Late Tortonian Miocene to Calabrian Pleistocene TimeThe Caloosahatchian ProvinceThe Gatunian ProvinceThe Camachoan ProvinceMarine Provinces of Early Pleistocene to Recent TimeThe Carolinian ProvinceThe Caribbean ProvinceThe Brazilian ProvinceOLIGOCENE AND EARLIEST MIOCENE SEASCommunities and Environments of the Bainbridge SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Silverdale SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Tampa SubseaEARLY MIOCENE SEASCommunities and Environments of the Chipola SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Calvert SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Pamlico SubseaMIDDLE AND LATE MIOCENE SEASCommunities and Environments of the Patuxent SubseaCommunities and Environments of the St. Mary's SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Rappahannock SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Walton SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Alaqua SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Polk SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Charlotte SubseaEARLY AND LATE PLIOCENE SEASCommunities and Environments of the Williamsburg SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Murdock SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Santee SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Yorktown SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Duplin SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Jackson SubseaTHE EVERGLADES PSEUDOATOLLThe Early Piacenzian Communities of the Everglades PseudoatollThe Middle Piacenzian Communities of the Everglades PseudoatollThe Late Piacenzian Communities of the Everglades PseudoatollLATEST PLIOCENE AND EARLIEST PLEISTOCENE SEASCommunities and Environments of the Croatan SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Waccamaw SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Nashua Lagoon SystemCommunities and Environments of the Caloosahatchee SubseaEARLY AND LATE PLEISTOCENE SEASCommunities and Environments of the Loxahatchee SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Belle Glade SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Socastee Lagoon SystemCommunities and Environments of the Lake Worth SubseaCommunities and Environments of the Champlain SeaBIOTIC PATTERNS IN TIME AND SPACEPatterns of Extinction in the Eastern North American Paleoseas The Suwannean Extinction

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