Cretaceous Climate

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Swamp forest vegetation.
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Resources containing information about the Cretaceous climate are included below:

  • Tropical Paradise at the Cretaceous Poles? (more info)
  • The paleobotanical record provides evidence of polar warmth during the Cretaceous. This site provides an HTML version of a Science article outlining evidence for a tropical Cretaceous climate in the polar regions.

  • Climate Timeline: And Beyond
  • This resource provides information about the climate of the Cretaceous Period and links to additional resources.

More Information About Paleoclimate in General