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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.
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

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

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Diversification
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Webby, B. D. (2004). Introduction. In B. D. Webby, F. Paris, M. L. Droser, & I. G. Percival (Eds.), The Great Ordovician biodiversification event (pp. 1-37). (Critical moments and perspectives in Earth history and paleobiology). New York: Columbia University Press. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444354119.ch
Webby, Barry D. / Introduction. The Great Ordovician biodiversification event. editor / Barry D. Webby ; Florentin Paris ; Mary L. Droser ; Ian G Percival. New York : Columbia University Press, 2004. pp. 1-37 (Critical moments and perspectives in Earth history and paleobiology).
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Webby, BD 2004, Introduction. in BD Webby, F Paris, ML Droser & IG Percival (eds), The Great Ordovician biodiversification event. Critical moments and perspectives in Earth history and paleobiology, Columbia University Press, New York, pp. 1-37. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444354119.ch

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Webby BD. Introduction. In Webby BD, Paris F, Droser ML, Percival IG, editors, The Great Ordovician biodiversification event. New York: Columbia University Press. 2004. p. 1-37. (Critical moments and perspectives in Earth history and paleobiology). https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444354119.ch