Introduction

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    Abstract

    This introductory chapter presents the scope, aims, and organization of the volume; outlines the previous work on Ordovician biodiversity topics; and gives an overview of the chapters in the volume, from those briefly appraising the Ordovician World to those more comprehensively surveying the diversification patterns of the main Ordovician taxonomic groups. The chapter ends with some closing remarks on the Ordovician Radiation and future directions.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Great Ordovician biodiversification event
    EditorsBarry D. Webby, Florentin Paris, Mary L. Droser, Ian G Percival
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherColumbia University Press
    Pages1-37
    Number of pages37
    ISBN (Print)0231126786
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2004

    Publication series

    NameCritical moments and perspectives in Earth history and paleobiology
    PublisherColumbia University Press

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