Selected readings

Alvarez, L. W. 1983. Experimental evidence that an asteroid impact led to the extinction of many species 65 Myr ago. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 80, 627-642.

Alvarez, L. W., Alvarez, W., Asaro, F. and Michel, H. V. 1980. Extraterrestrial cause for the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction. Science, 208, 1095-1108.

Alvarez, W. 1997. T. rex and the Crater of Doom. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 185pp.

Archibald, J. D. 1996. Dinosaur Extinction and the End of an Era. Columbia University Press, New York, 237pp.

Benton, M. J. 1990. Scientific methodologies in collision: the history of the study of the extinction of the dinosaurs. Evolutionary Biology, 24, 371-400.

Fastovsky, D. E. and Sheehan, P. M. 2005. The extinction of the dinosaurs in North America. GSA Today, 15, 4-10.

Frankel, C. 1999. The End of the Dinosaurs - Chicxulub Crater and Mass Extinctions. Cambridge University Press, New York, 223pp.

Hartman, J., Johnson, K. R. and Nichols, D. J. (eds.). 2002. The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains. Geological Society of America Special Paper no. 361, 520pp.

Johnson, K. R. and Hickey, L. J. 1990. Megafloral change across the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary in the northern Great Plains and Rocky Mountains, U.S.A. In Sharpton, V. L. and Ward, P. D. (eds.), Global Catastrophes in Earth History: An Interdisciplinary Conference On Impacts, Volcanism, and Mass Mortality. Geological Society of America Special Paper no. 247, pp. 433-444.

Koeberl, C. and MacLeod, K. G. (eds.). 2002. Catastrophic Events and Mass Extinctions: Impacts and Beyond. Geological Society of America Special Paper no. 356, 746pp.

Lillegraven, J. A. and Eberle, J. J. 1999. Vertebrate faunal changes through Lanican and Puercan time in southern Wyoming. Journal of Paleontology, 73, 691-710.

Maas, M. C. and Krause, D. W. 1994. Mammalian turnover and community structure in the Paleocene of North America. Historical Biology, 8, 91-128.

Powell, J. L. 1998. Night Comes to the Cretaceous. W. H. Freeman and Company, New York, 250pp.

Ryder, G., Fastovsky, D. E. and Gartner, S. (eds.). 1996. The Cretaceous-Tertiary Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History. Geological Society of America Special Paper no. 307, 569pp.

Sharpton, V. L. and Ward, P. D. (eds.). 1990. Global Catastrophes in Earth History: An Interdisciplinary Conference On Impacts, Volcanism, and Mass Mortality. Geological Society of America Special Paper no. 247, 631pp.

Silver, L. T. and Schultz, P. H. (eds.). 1982. Geological Implications of Large Asteroid and Comets on Earth. Geological Society of America Special Paper no. 190, 528pp.

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