Environmental, Ecological, and Evolutionary Change in Seas Across the Isthmus of Panama
Authors: O'Dea, Aaron; Collins, Laurel S
Source: Bulletin of Marine Science, Volume 89, Number 4, October 2013 , pp. 769-777(9)
Abstract:This collection of 13 articles expands our knowledge of the historical and modern-day processes that have shaped tropical american seas. The articles deal with a wide range of topics and are brought together to stimulate collaborative research that breaks down the barriers among disciplines and time scales. Papers in this collection confront the recent challenge to the established age of the formation of the isthmus of Panama, provide new methods that reveal marine paleoenvironments in the region, assess ecological and evolutionary events over deep time, and evaluate the pre-columbian to modern-day influences of humans on caribbean coasts of lower central america.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: October 1, 2013
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