"The historian is a prophet in reverse"

Trevor Clifford H. (1990) "The historian is a prophet in reverse". Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 64 1-4: 5-11. doi:10.1016/0034-6667(90)90111-U

Author Trevor Clifford H.
Title "The historian is a prophet in reverse"
Journal name Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0034-6667
Publication date 1990-10-23
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0034-6667(90)90111-U
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 64
Issue 1-4
Start page 5
End page 11
Total pages 7
Subject 1911 Palaeontology
1900 Earth and Planetary Sciences
2300 Environmental Science
Abstract Catastrophic events occur frequently and are well documented in the fossil record. They have played a major role in determining evolutionary trends and are largely responsible for present-day vegetation patterns. The ecological insights arising from the study of changes in vegetation following burial by volcanic ash, changes in grazing pressure and the introduction of parasites to communities and the like are important for predicting the future behaviour of the biosphere. The same insights may be applied to interpreting the fossil record.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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