In this Book
- Catastrophes and Earth History: The New Uniformitarianism
- Published by: Princeton University Press
- Series: Princeton Series in Geology and Paleontology
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This book, based on papers from a symposium at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, shows the necessity of developing a new philosophy in place of the classical uniformitarianism based only on processes familiar in human experience.
Originally published in 1984.
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Table of Contents
- Part I. The Concept of Catastrophe as a Natural Agent
- pp. 7-8
- Part II. The Cretaceous/Tertiary Boundary: A Case in Point
- pp. 113-114
- Part III. Catastrophic Processes in the Geological Record
- pp. 385-386
- Part IV. Catastrophes and the Real World
- pp. 447-448