A colour pdf of the notes for week 7’s class can be downloaded here: 2013_LifeThruTime_Lect7_colour. I will try to add a black and white version soon.
Links for week 7’s class are as follows:
Chen & Benton’s (2012) paper on the recovery of life after the end-Permian extinction can be read here: Chen_Benton2012_PT_recovery
Was Nyasasaurus the first dinosaur? Read about it here.
“Fossil eggshells: fragments from the past” can be found here.
My attempt to explain why birds aren’t bird-hipped can be read here.
Geerat Vermeij’s (1977) paper on the Mesozoic Marine Revolution can be read here: Vermeij1977_MMR
A detailed website exploring the evolution of seed plants can be accessed here.
A paper by Duchesne and Larson (1989) investigating the role of cellulose in the evolution of plants can be read here: Duchesne_Larson1989_cellulose_plant_evoln