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Alaska Dinosaurs : An Ancient Arctic World.

By: Fiorillo, Anthony R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Milton : CRC Press LLC, 2017Copyright date: ©2018Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (241 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781351669337.Subject(s): Dinosaurs-Alaska | Paleontology | Alaska-AntiquitiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Alaska Dinosaurs : An Ancient Arctic WorldDDC classification: 567.909798 LOC classification: QE861.8.A4 .F567 2018Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Author -- Chapter 1: The Age of the Ancient Arctic -- References -- Chapter 2: History Leading to Arctic Alaska Dinosaur Discoveries -- References -- Chapter 3: A Paleontologist's Perspective on the Geology of Alaska -- The North Slope of Alaska -- The Chignik Formation of Aniakchak National Monument -- The Lower Cantwell Formation: Denali National Park -- An Unnamed Rock Unit: Wrangell-St. Elias National Park -- More Unnamed Rocks in the Alaskan Interior: Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 4: The Bones -- Introduction -- The Theropod Dinosaurs -- Dromaeosaurus -- Saurornitholestes -- Troodon -- Ornithomimisauria -- Nanuqsaurus -- Thescelosaurid -- The Hadrosaur-Edmontosaurus or Ugrunaaluk -- Edmontonia -- Alaskacephale -- Pachyrhinosaurus -- Non-Dinosaurian Cretaceous Vertebrates -- Mammals -- Cimolodon -- Pediomys -- Gypsonictops -- Fishes -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 5: The Footprints -- Introduction -- Forming a Footprint -- Charismatic Paleofauna -- Up in the Air -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 6: Overview of Cretaceous Plants from Alaska -- Introduction -- The Nanushuk Formation -- On the Issue of Nilssonia -- The Prince Creek Formation -- The Lower Cantwell Formation -- The Chignik Formation -- An Unnamed Rock Unit of Comparable Age in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park -- Another Unnamed Rock Unit of Comparable Age in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve -- The Circum-Arctic View -- References -- Chapter 7: Aspects of Paleobiology and Paleoecology -- Happy Homebodies or Wayward Wanderers? -- Populations -- Niche Partitioning -- Coprolites -- Adaptation -- What Color Were Arctic Dinosaurs? -- Speculation on Timing of Arctic Dinosaur Nesting -- Summary -- References.
Chapter 8: Paleoclimate -- Introduction -- Methane -- Fire -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 9: The State of the Ancient Arctic -- Dinosaurs of the Ancient Arctic -- References -- Index.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Author -- Chapter 1: The Age of the Ancient Arctic -- References -- Chapter 2: History Leading to Arctic Alaska Dinosaur Discoveries -- References -- Chapter 3: A Paleontologist's Perspective on the Geology of Alaska -- The North Slope of Alaska -- The Chignik Formation of Aniakchak National Monument -- The Lower Cantwell Formation: Denali National Park -- An Unnamed Rock Unit: Wrangell-St. Elias National Park -- More Unnamed Rocks in the Alaskan Interior: Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 4: The Bones -- Introduction -- The Theropod Dinosaurs -- Dromaeosaurus -- Saurornitholestes -- Troodon -- Ornithomimisauria -- Nanuqsaurus -- Thescelosaurid -- The Hadrosaur-Edmontosaurus or Ugrunaaluk -- Edmontonia -- Alaskacephale -- Pachyrhinosaurus -- Non-Dinosaurian Cretaceous Vertebrates -- Mammals -- Cimolodon -- Pediomys -- Gypsonictops -- Fishes -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 5: The Footprints -- Introduction -- Forming a Footprint -- Charismatic Paleofauna -- Up in the Air -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 6: Overview of Cretaceous Plants from Alaska -- Introduction -- The Nanushuk Formation -- On the Issue of Nilssonia -- The Prince Creek Formation -- The Lower Cantwell Formation -- The Chignik Formation -- An Unnamed Rock Unit of Comparable Age in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park -- Another Unnamed Rock Unit of Comparable Age in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve -- The Circum-Arctic View -- References -- Chapter 7: Aspects of Paleobiology and Paleoecology -- Happy Homebodies or Wayward Wanderers? -- Populations -- Niche Partitioning -- Coprolites -- Adaptation -- What Color Were Arctic Dinosaurs? -- Speculation on Timing of Arctic Dinosaur Nesting -- Summary -- References.

Chapter 8: Paleoclimate -- Introduction -- Methane -- Fire -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 9: The State of the Ancient Arctic -- Dinosaurs of the Ancient Arctic -- References -- Index.

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<p>Anthony R. Fiorillo is the Vice President of Research and Collection and Chief Curator at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Geology at Southern Methodist University and Affiliated Faculty in the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. He is Fellow of the Geological Society of America and serves as an Academic Editor for PLoS ONE. And he is the author and/or co-author of over 100 peer-review scholarly articles.</p>

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