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Title A reef in time : the Great Barrier Reef from beginning to end / J.E.N. Veron.
Author Veron, J. E. N. (John Edward Norwood)
Publication Cambridge, Mass. : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008.
Description ix, 289 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Call # 578.7789 V
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-263) and index.
Contents The big picture -- The Great Barrier Reef : an overview -- Corals and reefs : controls and processes -- The state of the Great Barrier Reef -- Mass extinctions and reef gaps -- Messages from deep time -- The Cenozoic roller-coaster -- Australia adrift -- The ice ages -- The last glacial cycle -- Many origins -- Stone age utopia -- An enhanced greenhouse world -- Temperature and mass bleaching -- Ocean acidity and coralline osteoporosis -- The ocean's canary.
Subject Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Climatic changes -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Coral reef conservation -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Environmental responsibility -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Environmental protection -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
ISBN 0674026799 :
9780674026797 :

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 2nd Fl - SST Non-Fiction  578.7789 V    DUE 03-15-21