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Re: Mesozoic Ecosystems
At 08:17 AM 1/9/2004, Jordan Mallon wrote:
Just wondering if there have been any major overviews or reconstructions
of any entire Mesozoic ecosystems, covering energy/matter pools/fluxes,
producer/herbivore/carnivore/detritivore interactions, etc.
I understand such an undertaking might be overly ambitious or downright
unsupported by the fossil record, but I'd be interested in knowing a
reference or two anyhow (I'm already aware of Zhou's recent paper on Lower
K northeastern Chinese ecosystems).
Thanks in advance,
(overwhelmed shrug)...give us a decade or so and we MIGHT be able to give
you a single data point from eastern North Africa.
Dr. Joshua B. Smith
Assistant Professor of Geology
Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences
1 Brookings Drive
Campus Box 1169
108 Wilson Hall
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
Director, Bahariya Dinosaur Project