Cretaceous:Tectonics and Paleoclimate

University of California- Berkeley Museum of Paleontology

As part of the Berkeley Museum of Paleontology site, this page provides general information about earth systems of the Cretaceous Period. The site contains text, supporting diagrams and links to more detailed resources concerned with plate tectonics and past climates. Specific topics covered in this site include the rifting of Pangea, global climate, appearance and diversification of angiosperms, end of Cretaceous extinction and Chicxulub impact.

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Subject: Biology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Geology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Focus on the Cretaceous: Climate, Tectonics, Paleontology
Topics: Climate, Biosphere, Solid Earth, Time/Earth History
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric ScienceKeywords: paleoclimate, Cretaceous, rifting Pangea, tectonics