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Thursday, 13 December 2012

Ediacaran Fossils Argued to Be Nonmarine

Ediacaran Fossils Argued to Be Nonmarine

Australian Multicellular Fossils Point to Life On
Land, Not at Sea, Geologist Proposes, Science Daily,
Dec. 12, 2012,
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121212134050.htm

Ancient Australian fossils were on land, not at sea,
geologist proposes, University of Oregon, Dec.
12, 2102,
http://uonews.uoregon.edu/archive/news-release/2012/12/ancient-australian-fossils-were-land-not-sea-geologist-proposes

'Marine' Fossils May Instead Represent Early Land
Dwellers, Science AAAS,
http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2012/12/marine-fossils-may-instead-repre.html

Controversial claim puts life on land 65 million years
early, Nature.com,
http://www.nature.com/news/controversial-claim-puts-life-on-land-65-million-years-early-1.12017

The paper is:

Retallack, G. J., 2012, Ediacaran life on land. Nature.
Published online, 12 December 2012
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature11777.html

Related papers are:

Xiao, S., and L. P. Knauth, 2012, Palaeontology:
Fossils come in to land. Nature. Published online
12 December 2012
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature11765.html

Retallack, G. J., 1994b. Were the Ediacaran fossils lichens?
Paleobiology. vol. 20, 523-544.

PDF file at
http://pages.uoregon.edu/dogsci/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=directory/faculty/greg/fossil_lichens.pdf&id=directory%253Afaculty%253Agreg%253Apublications&cache=cache
and http://pages.uoregon.edu/dogsci/doku.php?id=directory/faculty/greg/publications

Retallack, G. J., 2012, Were Ediacaran siliciclastics of
South Australia coastal or deep marine? Sedimentology.
vol. 58, pp. 1208-1236.

PDF file at
http://pages.uoregon.edu/dogsci/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=directory/faculty/greg/retallack_2012_ediacaran_paleosols.pdf&id=directory%253Afaculty%253Agreg%253Apublications&cache=cache
and at http://pages.uoregon.edu/dogsci/doku.php?id=directory/faculty/greg/publications

Retallack, G. J., 2008, Cambrian paleosols and landscapes
of South Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences.
vol. 55, pp. 1083-1106

PDF file at
http://pages.uoregon.edu/dogsci/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=directory/faculty/greg/australianjournalofearthsciences2008.pdf&id=directory%253Afaculty%253Agreg%253Apublications&cache=cache
and http://pages.uoregon.edu/dogsci/doku.php?id=directory/faculty/greg/publications

Gregory Retallack homepage at
http://pages.uoregon.edu/dogsci/doku.php?id=directory/faculty/greg/main

PDFs of Gregory Retallack Publications at
http://pages.uoregon.edu/dogsci/doku.php?id=directory/faculty/greg/publications

Best wishes,

Paul H.