Extinction: Forest Fires Among the Trees of Life
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/education/events/cowen1c.html

Richard Cowen, University of California, Davis


This outline of a presentation on extinction reviews the various catastrophic events that could lead to extinction and lists the five great mass extinctions. Climate change is identified as the linking factor and recovery is also explained.

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Subject: Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Focus on the Cretaceous: Paleontology
Topics: Biosphere, Time/Earth History