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The Resource Islands in the cosmos : the evolution of life on land, Dale A. Russell ; foreword by Simon Conway Morris

Islands in the cosmos : the evolution of life on land, Dale A. Russell ; foreword by Simon Conway Morris

Label
Islands in the cosmos : the evolution of life on land
Title
Islands in the cosmos
Title remainder
the evolution of life on land
Statement of responsibility
Dale A. Russell ; foreword by Simon Conway Morris
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Dale Russell traces the evolution of life on land & considers the future for the human species. He argues that a lifeform that has developed the ability to acquire knowledge from experience, to optimize behaviour, to conceptualize & to distinguish good from bad may have a future that science is only beginning to understand
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Russell, Dale A
Dewey number
576.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH366.2
LC item number
.R87 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Life of the past
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Life
  • Biotic communities
  • Natural selection
  • Paleoecology
  • Paleontology
  • SCIENCE
  • Biotic communities
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Life
  • Mesozoic Geologic Period
  • Natural selection
  • Paleoecology
  • Paleontology
Label
Islands in the cosmos : the evolution of life on land, Dale A. Russell ; foreword by Simon Conway Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-441) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Time travel -- The extraterrestrial pre-Hadean -- The Hadean eon -- The Archean eon -- The Proterozoic eon -- Phanerozoic marine life -- Origin of complex terrestrial ecosystems -- Toward the coal age -- Ascendancy of life on land -- Bridging the eras -- The natural history of natural selection -- An age of giants -- One Earth, two worlds -- The modern Earth -- Synthesis
Control code
939963647
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 453 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253023919
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt19w816m
  • d2a5a0af-97b2-4555-97ee-21d16b8064d4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)939963647
Label
Islands in the cosmos : the evolution of life on land, Dale A. Russell ; foreword by Simon Conway Morris
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-441) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Time travel -- The extraterrestrial pre-Hadean -- The Hadean eon -- The Archean eon -- The Proterozoic eon -- Phanerozoic marine life -- Origin of complex terrestrial ecosystems -- Toward the coal age -- Ascendancy of life on land -- Bridging the eras -- The natural history of natural selection -- An age of giants -- One Earth, two worlds -- The modern Earth -- Synthesis
Control code
939963647
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 453 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253023919
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt19w816m
  • d2a5a0af-97b2-4555-97ee-21d16b8064d4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)939963647

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