Evolutionary Catastrophes: The Science of Mass Extinction
Vince Courtillot 1999 Cambridge University Press
This book uses the catastrophic-volcanism hypothesis to explain the K/T mass extinction, as opposed to the impact hypothesis. The author considers a mechanism for periodic catastrophic volcanism as well.
Subject: Geoscience:Paleontology:Extinction and Diversity , Biology, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Geology Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Book Focus on the Cretaceous: Paleontology Topics: Time/Earth History, Solid Earth, Solar system, BiosphereKeywords: evolution, mass extinction, dinosaur, Earth history