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Part II - Core 2 Ancient Life and Environments

C2: Ancient Life and Environments (ALE) Core Course

The following references have been highlighted by your lecturers as being particularly useful. However, this list is not exhaustive and there may be additional references in your lecture handouts.

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Lecture order may be different due to timing of the Norfolk trip.

Lecture 2 - Neil Davies

  • Andrews, J. E. et al., 2000. Sedimentary evolution of the north Norfolk barrier coastline in the context of Holocene sea-level change. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 166, 219–251. doi:10.1144/GSL.SP.2000.166.01.12. Available from ESC Library Office and on Course Moodle. 
  • Flemming, B. W., 2012. Siliciclastic back-barrier tidal flats, in: Principles of Tidal Sedimentology (eds Davis, R. A. & Dalrymple, R. W.), Springer Netherlands, 231–267. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-0123-6_10. Available on Course Moodle.

Lecture 3

  • Reynaud, J. & Dalrymple, R. W., 2012. Shallow-marine tidal deposits, in: Principles of Tidal Sedimentology (eds Davis, R. A. & Dalrymple, R. W.), Springer Netherlands, 335–69. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-0123-6_13. Available on Course Moodle.
  • van Straaten, L. M. J. U. & Kuenen, P. H., 1957. Accumulation of fine-grained sediments in the Dutch Wadden Sea. Geologie en Mijnbouw 19, 329–354. Available on Course Moodle.

Lecture 4

  • Bartholdy, J., 2012. Salt marsh sedimentation, in: Principles of Tidal Sedimentology (eds Davis, R. A. & Dalrymple, R. W.), Springer Netherlands, 151–185. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-0123-6_8. Available on Course Moodle.
  • Dorgan, K. M., Jumars, P., Johnson, B., Boudreau, B., 2006. Macrofaunal burrowing: The medium is the message, in: Oceanography and marine biology: An annual review 44, (eds Gibson, R. N., Atkinson, R. J. A., Gordon, J. D. M.), CRC Press, 85-121. Access only available from an affiliated library, i.e., the Betty & Gordon Moore Library or the Haddon Library.
  • Gingras, M. K. & MacEachern, J. A., 2012. Tidal ichnology of shallow-water clastic settings, in Principles of Tidal Sedimentology (eds Davis, R. A. & Dalrymple, R. W.), Springer Netherlands, 57–77. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-0123-6_4. Available on Course Moodle.

Lecture 5 - Sasha Turchyn

  • Friedrich, M. W. & Finster, K. W., 2014. How sulfur beats ironScience 344, 974–75. doi:10.1126/science.1255442

Lecture 6

  • Mills, J. V., 2014. Microbially-mediated cryptic sulfur cycling in salt marsh sediments: Evidence and implications. MPhil, University of Cambridge.

Lecture 7

Lecture 8 - Neil Davies

  • Miall, A. D., 2015. Updating uniformitarianism: Stratigraphy as just a set of ‘frozen accidents'. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 404, 11–36. doi:10.1144/SP404.4

Lectures 9-10 - Alex Liu

  • Lyons, T. W., Reinhard, C. T., Love, G. D., Xiao, S., 2012. Geobiology of the Proterozoic eon, in: Fundamentals of Geobiology (eds Knoll, A. H., Canfield, D. E., Konhauser, K. O.), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 371–402. doi:10.1002/9781118280874.ch20
  • Reinhard, C. T., Lyons, T. W., Rouxel, O., Asael, D., Dauphas, N., Kump, L. R., 2012. 7.10.4 Iron speciation and isotope perspectives on Paleoproterozoic water column chemistry, in: Reading the Archive of Earth’s Oxygenation Vol. 3., Springer.

Lecture 11

  • Lubick, N., 2002. Snowball fightsNature 417, 12–13. https://doi.org/10.1038/417012a

Lectures 12 - Nick Butterfield

  • Buick, R., 2012. Geobiology of the Archean eon, in: Fundamentals of Geobiology, (eds Knoll, A. H., Canfield, D. E., Konhauser, K. O.), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 351–370. doi:10.1002/9781118280874.ch19
  • Konhauser, K. O., 2007. Introduction to Geomicrobiology, Wiley-Blackwell. Available from ESC Library Office.

Lectures 13-14

  • Kasting, J. F. & Canfield, D. E., 2012. The global oxygen cycle, in: Fundamentals of Geobiology, (eds Knoll, A. H., Canfield, D. E., Konhauser, K. O.), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 93–104. doi:10.1002/9781118280874.ch7
  • Lyons, T. W., Reinhard, C. T., Love, G. D., Xiao, S., 2012. Geobiology of the Proterozoic eon, in: Fundamentals of Geobiology (eds Knoll, A. H., Canfield, D. E., Konhauser, K. O.), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 371–402. doi:10.1002/9781118280874.ch20

Lecture 15

  • Lyons, T. W., Reinhard, C. T., Love, G. D., Xiao, S., 2012. Geobiology of the Proterozoic eon, in: Fundamentals of Geobiology (eds Knoll, A. H., Canfield, D. E., Konhauser, K. O.), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 371–402. doi:10.1002/9781118280874.ch20

Lectures 16-17

  • Butterfield, N. J., 2015. The NeoproterozoicCurrent Biology 25(19), R859–R863. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2015.07.021

Lectures 18-19

  • Ortega-Hernández, J., 2015. LobopodiansCurrent Biology 25(19), R873–R875. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2015.07.028

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Lecture 23

Lecture 24 - Neil Davies

  • Dunlop, J. A., Scholtz, G., Selden, P. A., 2013. Water-to-land transitions, in: Arthropod Biology and Evolution (eds Minelli, A., Boxshall, G., Fusco, G.), Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 417–439.
  • Greb, S. F., DiMichele, W. A., Gastaldo, R. A., 2006. Evolution and importance of wetlands in Earth history, in: Wetlands through Time. Geological Society of America. doi:10.1130/2006.2399(01)