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Biodiversity across space and time in the fossil record

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The fossil record is the primary source of information on how biodiversity has varied in deep time, providing unique insight on the long-term dynamics of diversification and their drivers. However, interpretations of fossil record diversity patterns have been much debated, with a traditional focus on global diversity through time. Problems arise because the fossil record is spatially and temporally patchy, so ‘global’ diversity estimates actually represent the summed diversity across a set of...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.cub.2021.07.071

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-8244-6177
Publisher:
Cell Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Current Biology Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
19
Pages:
R1225-R1236
Publication date:
2021-10-12
Acceptance date:
2021-07-28
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-0445
ISSN:
0960-9822
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1187849
Local pid:
pubs:1187849
Deposit date:
2021-07-28

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