Resources - References

Evanoff, E., McIntosh, W.C., and Murphey, P.C., 2001. Stratigraphic summary and 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of the Florissant Formation, Colorado. Fossil Flora and Stratigraphy of the Florissant Formation, Colorado, Proceedings of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, ser. 4, no. 1, pp. 1-16.

McIntosh, W.C., Manchester, S.R., and Meyer, H.W., 1997. Age of the plant-bearing tuffs of the John Day Formation at Fossil, Oregon, based upon 40Ar/39Ar single-crystal dating. Oregon Geology, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 2-5, 20.

Meyer, H.W., 2001. A review of the paleoelevation estimates for the Florissant flora, Colorado. Fossil Flora and Stratigraphy of the Florissant Formation, Colorado, Proceedings of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, ser. 4, no. 1, pp. 205-216.

Wilfe, P., 1997. When are leaves good thermometers? A new case for Leaf Margin Analysis. Paleobiology vol. 23: pp. 373-390.

Wolfe, J.A., 1978. A paleobotanical interpretation of Tertiary climates in the northern hemisphere. American Scientist, v. 66, no. 6, pp. 694-703.

Suggested Resources & Reading

MacGinitie, H.D., 1953. Fossil Plants of the Florissant Beds, Colorado. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 599. 198 p.

Meyer, H.W., 2003. The Fossils of Florissant. Smithsonian Books, 258 p.

Meyer, H.W., and Smith, D.M., eds., upcoming (2007 or 2008). Paleontology of the Late Eocene Florissant Formation. Geological Society of America Special Paper.

Evanoff, E., Gregory-Wodzicki, K.M., and Johnson, K.R., eds., 2001. Fossil Flora and Stratigraphy of the Florissant Formation, Colorado. Proceedings of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, ser. 4, no. 1, 218 p.

Worley-Georg, M., and Eberle, J.J., 2006. Additions to the Chadronian mammalian fauna, Florissant Formation, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Colorado. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol 26, no. 3, pp. 685-696.

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