At the Top of the Grand Staircase

At the Top of the Grand Staircase

by L. Barry AlbrightMichael A. Arthur Richard Barclay and others

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 09/10/2013

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The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah is the location of one of the best-known terrestrial records for the late Cretaceous. A major effort in the new century has documented over 2,000 new vertebrate fossil sites, provided new radiometric dates, and identified five new genera of ceratopsids, two new species of hadrosaur, a probable new genus of hypsilophodontid, new pachycephalosaurs and ankylosaurs, several kinds of theropods (including a new genus of oviraptor and a new tyrannosaur), plus the most complete specimen of a Late Cretaceous therizinosaur ever collected from North America, and much more. At the Top of the Grand Staircase: The Late Cretaceous of Southern Utah documents this major stepping stone toward a synthesis of the ecology and evolution of the Late Cretaceous ecosystems of western North America.

ISBN:
9780253008961
9780253008961
Category:
Palaeontology
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
09-10-2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Kirk Johnson

Kirk W. Johnson is an American author and founder of The List Project, a not-for-profit foundation that helps Iraqi refugees who previously worked for the U.S. government during the Iraq War. He lives in LA.

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