Late Devonian Extinction and Killer Trees Article
Devonian extinction saw the oceans choke to death
(Before the first animals had crawled out onto land,
marine animals suffered a catastrophic mass
extinction. They may have literally asphyxiated.)
by Chris Baraniuk, BBC News,
Some papers of Dr. Algeo that related to this article are:
Algeo, T.J., R.A. Berner, J.P. Maynard, and S.E. Scheckler.
1995. "Late Devonian oceanic anoxic events and biotic
crises: "Rooted" in the evolution of vascular land plants?"
GSA Today 5: 45, 64-66.
Algeo, T.J. and S.E. Scheckler. 1998. "Terrestrial-marine
teleconnections in the Devonian: links between the
evolution of land plants, weathering processes, and
marine anoxic events." Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 353: 113-130.
Algeo, T.J., S.E. Scheckler and J. B. Maynard. 2000.
"Effects of the Middle to Late Devonian spread of vascular
land plants on weathering regimes, marine biota, and
global climate." pp. 213-236. In: P.G. Gensel and D.
Edwards (eds.). 2001 Plants Invade the Land: Evolutionary
and Environmental Approaches. Columbia Univ. Press: