The Cretaceous World
Peter W. Skelton, Rober A. Spicer, Simon P. Kelley, Iain Gilmour 2003 Cambridge University Press
This textbook explores the interactions between the physical, chemical and biological processes occurring both within the Earth and at its surface during the Cretaceous Period. The book highlights the major differences between the Cretaceous and the present world, with particular focus on the global carbon cycle. Also highlighted is the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous and its possible causes. The book is designed for use in undergraduate and graduate courses.