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Part II - Core 2 Ancient Life and Environments

Michaelmas Reading List - Core 2: Ancient Life and Environments

Please note that in many cases, only the references marked with an asterisk (*) in handouts are listed here; they have been highlighted by your lecturers as being particularly useful to you.

 

Lectures 2-4: Neil Davies

 

Lecture 2

  • Andrews, J. E., I. Boomer, I. Bailiff, P. Balson, C. Bristow, P. N. Chroston, B. M. Funnell, et al. “Sedimentary Evolution of the North Norfolk Barrier Coastline in the Context of Holocene Sea-Level Change.” Geological Society, London, Special Publications 166, no. 1 (2000): 219–51. https://doi.org/10.1144/GSL.SP.2000.166.01.12.
  • Flemming, Burghard W. “Siliciclastic Back-Barrier Tidal Flats.” In Principles of Tidal Sedimentology, edited by Richard A. Davis and Robert W. Dalrymple, 231–67. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0123-6_10.

 

Lecture 3

  • Myrow, P. M., M. P. Lamb, and R. C. Ewing. “Rapid Sea Level Rise in the Aftermath of a Neoproterozoic Snowball Earth.” Science 360, no. 6389 (May 11, 2018): 649–51. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aap8612.
  • Reynaud, Jean-Yves, and Robert W. Dalrymple. “Shallow-Marine Tidal Deposits.” In Principles of Tidal Sedimentology, edited by Richard A. Davis and Robert W. Dalrymple, 335–69. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0123-6_13.
  • Spencer, Thomas, Susan M. Brooks, Ben R. Evans, James A. Tempest, and Iris Möller. “Southern North Sea Storm Surge Event of 5 December 2013: Water Levels, Waves and Coastal Impacts.” Earth-Science Reviews 146 (July 2015): 120–45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.04.002.
  • Straaten, L.M.J.U. van, and P.H. Kuenen. Accumulation of Fine Grained Sediments in the Dutch Waddensea, 1957.

 

Lecture 4

  • Bartholdy, Jesper. “Salt Marsh Sedimentation.” In Principles of Tidal Sedimentology, edited by Richard A. Davis and Robert W. Dalrymple, 151–85. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0123-6_8.
  • Cuadrado, Diana G., Gerardo M.E. Perillo, and Alejandro J. Vitale. “Modern Microbial Mats in Siliciclastic Tidal Flats: Evolution, Structure and the Role of Hydrodynamics.” Marine Geology 352 (June 2014): 367–80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2013.10.002.
  • Davies, Neil S., Alexander G. Liu, Martin R. Gibling, and Randall F. Miller. “Resolving MISS Conceptions and Misconceptions: A Geological Approach to Sedimentary Surface Textures Generated by Microbial and Abiotic Processes.” Earth-Science Reviews 154 (March 2016): 210–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2016.01.005.
  • Dorgan, K. M. “The Biomechanics of Burrowing and Boring.” Journal of Experimental Biology 218, no. 2 (January 15, 2015): 176–83. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.086983.
  • Dorgan, Kelly, Peter Jumars, Bruce Johnson, and Bernard Boudreau. Macrofaunal Burrowing: The Medium Is the Message. Vol. 44, 2006.
  • Gerdes, Gisela, Thomas Klenke, and Nora Noffke. “Microbial Signatures in Peritidal Siliciclastic Sediments: A Catalogue.” Sedimentology 47, no. 2 (2000): 279–308. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-3091.2000.00284.x.
  • Gingras, Murray K., and James A. MacEachern. “Tidal Ichnology of Shallow-Water Clastic Settings.” In Principles of Tidal Sedimentology, edited by Richard A. Davis and Robert W. Dalrymple, 57–77. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0123-6_4.
  • Gunnell, J. R., A. B. Rodriguez, and B. A. McKee. “How a Marsh Is Built from the Bottom Up.” Geology 41, no. 8 (August 1, 2013): 859–62. https://doi.org/10.1130/G34582.1.
  • Malarkey, Jonathan, Jaco H. Baas, Julie A. Hope, Rebecca J. Aspden, Daniel R. Parsons, Jeff Peakall, David M. Paterson, et al. “The Pervasive Role of Biological Cohesion in Bedform Development.” Nature Communications 6, no. 1 (May 2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms7257.

 

Lectures 5-7: Hal Bradbury

 

 Lecture 5

  • Cuadrado, Diana G., Gerardo M.E. Perillo, and Alejandro J. Vitale. “Modern Microbial Mats in Siliciclastic Tidal Flats: Evolution, Structure and the Role of Hydrodynamics.” Marine Geology 352 (June 2014): 367–80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2013.10.002.
  • Friedrich, M. W., and K. W. Finster. “How Sulfur Beats Iron.” Science 344, no. 6187 (May 30, 2014): 974–75. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1255442.
  • Froelich, P.N., G.P. Klinkhammer, M.L. Bender, N.A. Luedtke, G.R. Heath, Doug Cullen, Paul Dauphin, Doug Hammond, Blayne Hartman, and Val Maynard. “Early Oxidation of Organic Matter in Pelagic Sediments of the Eastern Equatorial Atlantic: Suboxic Diagenesis.” Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 43, no. 7 (July 1979): 1075–90. https://doi.org/10.1016/0016-7037(79)90095-4.
  • Nealson, Kenneth H. “SEDIMENT BACTERIA: Who’s There, What Are They Doing, and What’s New?” Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 25, no. 1 (May 1997): 403–34. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.earth.25.1.403.
  • Nielsen, Lars Peter, Nils Risgaard-Petersen, Henrik Fossing, Peter Bondo Christensen, and Mikio Sayama. “Electric Currents Couple Spatially Separated Biogeochemical Processes in Marine Sediment.” Nature 463, no. 7284 (February 2010): 1071–74. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature08790.

 

Lecture 6

  • Antler, Gilad, Alexandra V. Turchyn, Barak Herut, Alicia Davies, Victoria C.F. Rennie, and Orit Sivan. “Sulfur and Oxygen Isotope Tracing of Sulfate Driven Anaerobic Methane Oxidation in Estuarine Sediments.” Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 142 (April 2014): 4–11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2014.03.001.
  • Mills, Jennifer. “Microbially-Mediated Cryptic Sulfur Cycling in Salt Marsh Sediments: Evidence and Implications.” MPhil, University of Cambridge, 2014.
  • Mills, Jennifer V., Gilad Antler, and Alexandra V. Turchyn. “Geochemical Evidence for Cryptic Sulfur Cycling in Salt Marsh Sediments.” Earth and Planetary Science Letters 453 (November 2016): 23–32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2016.08.001.

 

Lecture 7

  • Beck, Melanie, Olaf Dellwig, Jan M. Holstein, Maik Grunwald, Gerd Liebezeit, Bernhard Schnetger, and Hans-Jürgen Brumsack. “Sulphate, Dissolved Organic Carbon, Nutrients and Terminal Metabolic Products in Deep Pore Waters of an Intertidal Flat.” Biogeochemistry 89, no. 2 (June 2008): 221–38. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-008-9215-6.
  • Beck, Melanie, Olaf Dellwig, Gerd Liebezeit, Bernhard Schnetger, and Hans-Jürgen Brumsack. “Spatial and Seasonal Variations of Sulphate, Dissolved Organic Carbon, and Nutrients in Deep Pore Waters of Intertidal Flat Sediments.” Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 79, no. 2 (August 2008): 307–16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2008.04.007.
  • Beck, Melanie, Jürgen Köster, Bert Engelen, Jan M. Holstein, Antje Gittel, Martin Könneke, Thomas Riedel, et al. “Deep Pore Water Profiles Reflect Enhanced Microbial Activity towards Tidal Flat Margins.” Ocean Dynamics 59, no. 2 (April 2009): 371–83. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10236-008-0176-z.
  • Bishop, Tom, Alexandra V. Turchyn, and Orit Sivan. “Fire and Brimstone: The Microbially Mediated Formation of Elemental Sulfur Nodules from an Isotope and Major Element Study in the Paleo-Dead Sea.” Edited by Melanie R. Mormile. PLoS ONE 8, no. 10 (October 1, 2013): e75883. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0075883.
  • Jansen, Stefan, Eva Walpersdorf, Ursula Werner, Markus Billerbeck, Michael E Böttcher, and Dirk de Beer. “Functioning of Intertidal Flats Inferred from Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of O2, H2S and PH in Their Surface Sediment.” Ocean Dynamics 59, no. 2 (April 2009): 317–32. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10236-009-0179-4.
  • Kostka, Joel E., Alakendra Roychoudhury, and Philippe Van Cappellen. “Rates and Controls of Anaerobic Microbial Respiration across Spatial and Temporal Gradients in Saltmarsh Sediments.” Biogeochemistry 60, no. 1 (August 1, 2002): 49–76. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1016525216426.
  • Orsi, William D. “Ecology and Evolution of Seafloor and Subseafloor Microbial Communities.” Nature Reviews Microbiology 16, no. 11 (November 2018): 671–83. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41579-018-0046-8.
  • Riedinger, Natascha, Benjamin Brunner, Sebastian Krastel, Gail L. Arnold, Laura M. Wehrmann, Michael J. Formolo, Antje Beck, et al. “Sulfur Cycling in an Iron Oxide-Dominated, Dynamic Marine Depositional System: The Argentine Continental Margin.” Frontiers in Earth Science 5 (May 9, 2017). https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2017.00033.

 

Lecture 8: Neil Davies

 

Lecture 8

  • Davies, Neil S., and Anthony P. Shillito. “Incomplete but Intricately Detailed: The Inevitable Preservation of True Substrates in a Time-Deficient Stratigraphic Record.” Geology 46, no. 8 (August 1, 2018): 679–82. https://doi.org/10.1130/G45206.1.
  • Davies, Neil S., Anthony P. Shillito, and William J. Mcmahon. “Short-Term Evolution of Primary Sedimentary Surface Textures (Microbial, Abiotic, Ichnological) on a Dry Stream Bed: Modern Observations and Ancient Implications.” PALAIOS 32, no. 3 (March 2017): 125–34. https://doi.org/10.2110/palo.2016.064.
  • Miall, Andrew D. “Updating Uniformitarianism: Stratigraphy as Just a Set of ‘Frozen Accidents.’” Geological Society, London, Special Publications 404, no. 1 (2015): 11–36. https://doi.org/10.1144/SP404.4.
  • Paola, Chris, Vamsi Ganti, David Mohrig, Anthony C. Runkel, and Kyle M. Straub. “Time Not Our Time: Physical Controls on the Preservation and Measurement of Geologic Time.” Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 46, no. 1 (May 30, 2018): 409–38. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-earth-082517-010129.
  • Peters, Shanan E., and Jon M. Husson. “Sediment Cycling on Continental and Oceanic Crust.” Geology 45, no. 4 (April 2017): 323–26. https://doi.org/10.1130/G38861.1.
  • Trabucho-Alexandre, João. “More Gaps than Shale: Erosion of Mud and Its Effect on Preserved Geochemical and Palaeobiological Signals.” Geological Society, London, Special Publications 404, no. 1 (2015): 251–70. https://doi.org/10.1144/SP404.10.

 

Lectures 9-11: Alex Liu

 

Lectures 9-10

  • Bekker, A., and H.D. Holland. “Oxygen Overshoot and Recovery during the Early Paleoproterozoic.” Earth and Planetary Science Letters 317–318 (February 2012): 295–304. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2011.12.012.
  • Canfield, D. E. “A New Model for Proterozoic Ocean Chemistry.” Nature 396, no. 6710 (December 1998): 450–53. https://doi.org/10.1038/24839.
  • Dupont, C. L., A. Butcher, R. E. Valas, P. E. Bourne, and G. Caetano-Anolles. “History of Biological Metal Utilization Inferred through Phylogenomic Analysis of Protein Structures.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107, no. 23 (June 8, 2010): 10567–72. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0912491107.
  • Kump, L. R., C. Junium, M. A. Arthur, A. Brasier, A. Fallick, V. Melezhik, A. Lepland, A. E. CCrne, and G. Luo. “Isotopic Evidence for Massive Oxidation of Organic Matter Following the Great Oxidation Event.” Science 334, no. 6063 (December 23, 2011): 1694–96. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1213999.
  • Lyons, Timothy W., Christopher T. Reinhard, Gordon D. Love, and Shuhai Xiao. “Geobiology of the Proterozoic Eon.” In Fundamentals of Geobiology, edited by Andrew H. Knoll, Donald E. Canfield, and Kurt O. Konhauser, 371–402. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118280874.ch20.
  • Planavsky, Noah J., Peter McGoldrick, Clinton T. Scott, Chao Li, Christopher T. Reinhard, Amy E. Kelly, Xuelei Chu, Andrey Bekker, Gordon D. Love, and Timothy W. Lyons. “Widespread Iron-Rich Conditions in the Mid-Proterozoic Ocean.” Nature 477, no. 7365 (September 2011): 448–51. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature10327.
  • Raiswell, Robert, and Donald E. Canfield. “Section 3. Iron Diagenesis and the C-S-Fe Geochemical Indicators.” Geochemical Perspectives 1, no. 1 (January 1, 2012): 19–41.
  • Reinhard, Christopher T., Timothy W. Lyons, Olivier Rouxel, Dan Asael, Nicolas Dauphas, and Lee R. Kump. “7.10.4 Iron Speciation and Isotope Perspectives on Paleoproterozoic Water Column Chemistry.” In Reading the Archive of Earth’s Oxygenation, Vol. 3. Springer, 2012.

Lecture 11

  • Anbar, A. D. “Proterozoic Ocean Chemistry and Evolution: A Bioinorganic Bridge?” Science 297, no. 5584 (August 16, 2002): 1137–42. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1069651.
  • Canfield, D. E., S. W. Poulton, A. H. Knoll, G. M. Narbonne, G. Ross, T. Goldberg, and H. Strauss. “Ferruginous Conditions Dominated Later Neoproterozoic Deep-Water Chemistry.” Science 321, no. 5891 (August 15, 2008): 949–52. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1154499.
  • Canfield, D. E., S. W. Poulton, and G. M. Narbonne. “Late-Neoproterozoic Deep-Ocean Oxygenation and the Rise of Animal Life.” Science 315, no. 5808 (January 5, 2007): 92–95. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1135013.
  • Derry, Louis A. “A Burial Diagenesis Origin for the Ediacaran Shuram–Wonoka Carbon Isotope Anomaly.” Earth and Planetary Science Letters 294, no. 1–2 (May 2010): 152–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2010.03.022.
  • Fike, D. A., J. P. Grotzinger, L. M. Pratt, and R. E. Summons. “Oxidation of the Ediacaran Ocean.” Nature 444, no. 7120 (December 2006): 744–47. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature05345.
  • Guilbaud, Romain, Simon W. Poulton, Nicholas J. Butterfield, Maoyan Zhu, and Graham A. Shields-Zhou. “A Global Transition to Ferruginous Conditions in the Early Neoproterozoic Oceans.” Nature Geoscience 8, no. 6 (June 2015): 466–70. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2434.
  • Halverson, Galen P., Paul F. Hoffman, Daniel P. Schrag, Adam C. Maloof, and A. Hugh N. Rice. “Toward a Neoproterozoic Composite Carbon-Isotope Record.” Geological Society of America Bulletin 117, no. 9 (2005): 1181. https://doi.org/10.1130/B25630.1.
  • Hoffman, P. F. “A Neoproterozoic Snowball Earth.” Science 281, no. 5381 (August 28, 1998): 1342–46. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.281.5381.1342.
  • Kirschvink, J. L. “Evidence for a Large-Scale Reorganization of Early Cambrian Continental Masses by Inertial Interchange True Polar Wander.” Science 277, no. 5325 (July 25, 1997): 541–45. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.277.5325.541.
  • Konhauser, Kurt O., Ernesto Pecoits, Stefan V. Lalonde, Dominic Papineau, Euan G. Nisbet, Mark E. Barley, Nicholas T. Arndt, Kevin Zahnle, and Balz S. Kamber. “Oceanic Nickel Depletion and a Methanogen Famine before the Great Oxidation Event.” Nature 458, no. 7239 (April 2009): 750–53. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature07858.
  • Lenton, Timothy M., Richard A. Boyle, Simon W. Poulton, Graham A. Shields-Zhou, and Nicholas J. Butterfield. “Co-Evolution of Eukaryotes and Ocean Oxygenation in the Neoproterozoic Era.” Nature Geoscience 7, no. 4 (April 2014): 257–65. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2108.
  • Lubick, Naomi. “Snowball Fights.” Nature 417, no. 6884 (May 1, 2002): 12–13. https://doi.org/10.1038/417012a.
  • Planavsky, Noah J., Peter McGoldrick, Clinton T. Scott, Chao Li, Christopher T. Reinhard, Amy E. Kelly, Xuelei Chu, Andrey Bekker, Gordon D. Love, and Timothy W. Lyons. “Widespread Iron-Rich Conditions in the Mid-Proterozoic Ocean.” Nature 477, no. 7365 (September 2011): 448–51. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature10327.
  • Schrag, Daniel P., John. A. Higgins, Francis A. Macdonald, and David T. Johnston. “Authigenic Carbonate and the History of the Global Carbon Cycle.” Science 339, no. 6119 (February 1, 2013): 540–43. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1229578.
  • Shields, Graham A., and Benjamin J. W. Mills. “Tectonic Controls on the Long-Term Carbon Isotope Mass Balance.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114, no. 17 (April 25, 2017): 4318–23. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1614506114.
  • Steinberger, Bernhard, and Trond H. Torsvik. “Absolute Plate Motions and True Polar Wander in the Absence of Hotspot Tracks.” Nature 452, no. 7187 (April 2008): 620–23. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature06824.

 

Lectures 12-23: Nick Butterfield

 

Lecture 12

  • Buick, Roger. “Geobiology of the Archean Eon.” In Fundamentals of Geobiology, edited by Andrew H. Knoll, Donald E. Canfield, and Kurt O. Konhauser, 351–70. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118280874.ch19.
  • Konhauser, Kurt. Introduction to Geomicrobiology. Nachdr. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2007.

 

Lectures 13-14

  • Falkowski, P. G., T. Fenchel, and E. F. Delong. “The Microbial Engines That Drive Earth’s Biogeochemical Cycles.” Science 320, no. 5879 (May 23, 2008): 1034–39. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1153213.
  • Kasting, James F., and Donald E. Canfield. “The Global Oxygen Cycle.” In Fundamentals of Geobiology, edited by Andrew H. Knoll, Donald E. Canfield, and Kurt O. Konhauser, 93–104. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118280874.ch7.
  • Lyons, Timothy W., Christopher T. Reinhard, Gordon D. Love, and Shuhai Xiao. “Geobiology of the Proterozoic Eon.” In Fundamentals of Geobiology, edited by Andrew H. Knoll, Donald E. Canfield, and Kurt O. Konhauser, 371–402. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118280874.ch20.

 

Lecture 15

  • Butterfield, Nicholas J. “Early Evolution of the Eukaryota.” Edited by Andrew Smith. Palaeontology 58, no. 1 (January 2015): 5–17. https://doi.org/10.1111/pala.12139.
  • Butterfield, Nicholas J. “Proterozoic Photosynthesis - a Critical Review.” Edited by Barry Lomax. Palaeontology 58, no. 6 (November 2015): 953–72. https://doi.org/10.1111/pala.12211.
  • Lyons, Timothy W., Christopher T. Reinhard, Gordon D. Love, and Shuhai Xiao. “Geobiology of the Proterozoic Eon.” In Fundamentals of Geobiology, edited by Andrew H. Knoll, Donald E. Canfield, and Kurt O. Konhauser, 371–402. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118280874.ch20.

 

Lectures 16-17

  • Butterfield, Nicholas J. “The Neoproterozoic.” Current Biology 25, no. 19 (October 2015): R859–63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2015.07.021.
  • Lenton, Timothy M., Richard A. Boyle, Simon W. Poulton, Graham A. Shields-Zhou, and Nicholas J. Butterfield. “Co-Evolution of Eukaryotes and Ocean Oxygenation in the Neoproterozoic Era.” Nature Geoscience 7, no. 4 (April 2014): 257–65. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2108.
  • Xiao, Shuhai, and Marc Laflamme. “On the Eve of Animal Radiation: Phylogeny, Ecology and Evolution of the Ediacara Biota.” Trends in Ecology & Evolution 24, no. 1 (January 2009): 31–40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2008.07.015.

 

Lectures 18-19

  • Budd, G. E., and S. Jensen. “A Critical Reappraisal of the Fossil Record of the Bilaterian Phyla.” Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 75, no. 2 (May 2000): 253–95.
  • Budd, Graham E., and Sören Jensen. “The Origin of the Animals and a ‘Savannah’ Hypothesis for Early Bilaterian Evolution: Early Evolution of the Animals.” Biological Reviews 92, no. 1 (February 2017): 446–73. https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.12239.
  • Budd, Graham E., and Maximilian J. Telford. “The Origin and Evolution of Arthropods.” Nature 457, no. 7231 (February 2009): 812–17. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature07890.
  • Butterfield, N. J. “Exceptional Fossil Preservation and the Cambrian Explosion.” Integrative and Comparative Biology 43, no. 1 (February 1, 2003): 166–77. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/43.1.166.
  • Butterfield, Nicholas J., Uwe Balthasar, and Lucy A. Wilson. “Fossil Diagenesis in the Burgess Shale.” Palaeontology 50, no. 3 (May 2007): 537–43. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4983.2007.00656.x.
  • Butterfield, N.J., and T.H.P. Harvey. “Small Carbonaceous Fossils (SCFs): A New Measure of Early Paleozoic Paleobiology.” Geology 40, no. 1 (January 2012): 71–74. https://doi.org/10.1130/G32580.1.
  • Erwin, D. H., M. Laflamme, S. M. Tweedt, E. A. Sperling, D. Pisani, and K. J. Peterson. “The Cambrian Conundrum: Early Divergence and Later Ecological Success in the Early History of Animals.” Science 334, no. 6059 (November 25, 2011): 1091–97. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1206375.
  • Mangano, M. G., and L. A. Buatois. “Decoupling of Body-Plan Diversification and Ecological Structuring during the Ediacaran-Cambrian Transition: Evolutionary and Geobiological Feedbacks.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281, no. 1780 (February 12, 2014): 20140038–20140038. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.0038.
  • Morris, Simon Conway, and Jean-Bernard Caron. “A Primitive Fish from the Cambrian of North America.” Nature 512, no. 7515 (August 2014): 419–22. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature13414.
  • Morris, Simon Conway. “Pikaia Gracilens Walcott, a Stem-Group Chordate from the Middle Cambrian of British Columbia.” Biological Reviews 87, no. 2 (May 2012): 480–512. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-185X.2012.00220.x.
  • Ortega-Hernández, Javier. “Lobopodians.” Current Biology 25, no. 19 (October 2015): R873–75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2015.07.028.
  • Sansom, Robert S., Sarah E. Gabbott, and Mark A. Purnell. “Non-Random Decay of Chordate Characters Causes Bias in Fossil Interpretation.” Nature 463, no. 7282 (February 2010): 797–800. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature08745.
  • Seilacher, Adolf. “Biomat-Related Lifestyles in the Precambrian.” PALAIOS 14, no. 1 (February 1999): 86. https://doi.org/10.2307/3515363.
  • Smith, Martin R. “Ontogeny, Morphology and Taxonomy of the Soft-Bodied Cambrian ‘Mollusc’ Wiwaxia.” Edited by Phil Lane. Palaeontology 57, no. 1 (January 2014): 215–29. https://doi.org/10.1111/pala.12063.
  • Smith, Martin R., Thomas H. P. Harvey, and Nicholas J. Butterfield. “The Macro- and Microfossil Record of the Cambrian Priapulid Ottoia.” Edited by Artem Kouchinsky. Palaeontology 58, no. 4 (July 2015): 705–21. https://doi.org/10.1111/pala.12168.
  • Tarhan, Lidya G., Mary L. Droser, Noah J. Planavsky, and David T. Johnston. “Protracted Development of Bioturbation through the Early Palaeozoic Era.” Nature Geoscience 8, no. 11 (November 2015): 865–69. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2537.

 

Lectures 20-21

  • Servais, Thomas, and David A.T. Harper. “The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event (GOBE): Definition, Concept and Duration.” Lethaia 51, no. 2 (April 2018): 151–64. https://doi.org/10.1111/let.12259.

 

Lecture 22

  • Butterfield, N. J. “Oxygen, Animals and Aquatic Bioturbation: An Updated Account.” Geobiology 16, no. 1 (January 2018): 3–16. https://doi.org/10.1111/gbi.12267.
  • Butterfield, Nicholas J. “Animals and the Invention of the Phanerozoic Earth System.” Trends in Ecology & Evolution 26, no. 2 (February 2011): 81–87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2010.11.012.

 

Lecture 23

  • Jenkins, Jon M., Joseph D. Twicken, Natalie M. Batalha, Douglas A. Caldwell, William D. Cochran, Michael Endl, David W. Latham, et al. “Discovery and Validation of Kepler-452b: A 1.6-Re Super Earth Exoplanet in the Habitable Zone of a G2 Star.” The Astronomical Journal 150, no. 2 (July 23, 2015): 56. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-6256/150/2/56.
  • Krissansen-Totton, Joshua, Stephanie Olson, and David C. Catling. “Disequilibrium Biosignatures over Earth History and Implications for Detecting Exoplanet Life.” Science Advances 4, no. 1 (January 2018): eaao5747. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aao5747.
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Lecture 24: Neil Davies

 

Lecture 24

  • Buatois, Luis, and M. Gabriela Mangano. Ichnology: Organism-Substrate Interactions in Space and Time. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511975622.
  • Davies, Neil S., and Martin R. Gibling. “The Sedimentary Record of Carboniferous Rivers: Continuing Influence of Land Plant Evolution on Alluvial Processes and Palaeozoic Ecosystems.” Earth-Science Reviews 120 (May 2013): 40–79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2013.02.004.
  • Djokic, Tara, Martin J. Van Kranendonk, Kathleen A. Campbell, Malcolm R. Walter, and Colin R. Ward. “Earliest Signs of Life on Land Preserved in ca. 3.5 Ga Hot Spring Deposits.” Nature Communications 8, no. 1 (August 2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms15263.
  • Dunlop, Jason A., Gerhard Scholtz, and Paul A. Selden. “Water-to-Land Transitions.” In Arthropod Biology and Evolution, edited by Alessandro Minelli, Geoffrey Boxshall, and Giuseppe Fusco, 417–39. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-36160-9_16.
  • Greb, Stephen F., William A. DiMichele, and Robert A. Gastaldo. “Evolution and Importance of Wetlands in Earth History.” In Wetlands through Time, by Stephen F. Greb and William A. DiMichele. Geological Society of America, 2006. https://doi.org/10.1130/2006.2399(01).
  • Kenrick, P., C. H. Wellman, H. Schneider, and G. D. Edgecombe. “A Timeline for Terrestrialization: Consequences for the Carbon Cycle in the Palaeozoic.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 367, no. 1588 (February 19, 2012): 519–36. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2011.0271.
  • Wellman, Charles H., and Paul K. Strother. “The Terrestrial Biota Prior to the Origin of Land Plants (Embryophytes): A Review of the Evidence.” Edited by Andrew Smith. Palaeontology 58, no. 4 (July 2015): 601–27. https://doi.org/10.1111/pala.12172.