Research contributions: Science and Nature [3]

Benton, M.J. 1995. Diversification and extinction in the history of life. Science, 268, 52-58 (doi: 10.1126/science.7701342).

Benton, M.J. 1995. Mass extinctions and periodicity. Reply. Science, 269, 618-619 (doi: 10.1126/science.269.5224.618).

Unwin, D.M. and Bakhurina, N.N. 1995. Wing shape in pterosaurs. Nature, 374, 316 (doi: 10.1038/374316a0).

Research contributions: others [36]

Baas, M., Briggs, D.E.G., van Heemst, J.D.H., Kear, A.J. and de Leeuw, J.W. 1995. Selective preservation of chitin during the decay of shrimp. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 59, 945-951 (doi: 10.1016/0016-7037(95)00012-7).

Bakhurina, N.N. and Unwin, D.M. 1995. A preliminary report on the evidence for ‘hair’ in Sordes pilosus, an Upper Jurassic pterosaur from Middle Asia. In Sun, A. and Wang, Y. (eds), Sixth Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems and Biota, Short Papers, 79-82.

Bakhurina, N.N. and Unwin, D.M. 1995. A survey of pterosaurs from the Jurassic and Cretaceous of the former Soviet Union and Mongolia. Historical Biology, 10, 197-245 (doi: 10.1080/10292389509380522).

Bakhurina, N.N. and Unwin. D.M. 1995. Taphonomy of pterosaurs from the Upper Jurassic lacustrine lithographic limestones of Karatau, Kazakhstan. II International Symposium on Lithographic Limestones, Lleida-Cuenca, Spain. Ediciones de la Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, 19-21.

Benton, M.J. 1995. Testing the time axis of phylogenies. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Series B, 349, 5-10 (doi: 10.1098/rstb.1995.0084).

Benton, M.J., Martill, D.M., and Taylor, M.A. 1995. The first Lower Jurassic dinosaur from Scotland: limb bone of a ceratosaur theropod from Skye. Scottish Journal of Geology, 31, 177-182 (doi: 10.1144/sjg31020177).

Benton, M.J. and Simms, M.J. 1995. Testing the marine and continental fossil records. Geology, 23, 601-604 (doi: 10.1130/0091-7613(1995)023<0601:TTMACF>2.3.CO).

Benton, M.J. and Thackray, E. 1995. Shelf storm beds on the southern margin of the Welsh Basin: the Wenlock of the Tortworth Inlier, England. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, 106, 81-92 (doi: 10.1016/S0016-7878(08)80141-1).

Briggs, D.E.G. 1995. Experimental taphonomy. Palaios, 10, 539-550 (doi: 10.2307/3515093).

Briggs, D.E.G. 1995. Preservation of soft tissues in the fossil record. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae, 88, 623-626.

Briggs, D.E.G.Kear, A. J., Baas, M., De Leeuw, J. W. and Rigby, S. 1995. Decay and composition of the hemichordate Rhabdopleura: implications for the taphonomy of graptolites. Lethaia, 28, 15-23 (doi: 10.1111/j.1502-3931.1995.tb01589.x).

Cook, E. 1995. Taphonomy of two non-marine Lower Cretaceous bone accumulations from southeastern England. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 116, 263-270 (doi: 10.1016/0031-0182(94)00101-D).

Davis, P.G. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1995. The fossilization of feathers. Geology, 23, 783-786 (doi: 10.1130/0091-7613(1995)023<0783:FOF>2.3.CO).

Fortey, R.A., Briggs, D.E.G. and Wills, M.A. 1995. The Cambrian explosion: decoupling disparity and cladogenesis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 57, 13-33 (doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.1996.tb01693.x).

Israelson, C., Buchardt, B., Haggerty, J.A., and Pearson, P.N. 1995. Carbonate and pore-water geochemistry of pelagic caps on Limalok and Lo-En Guyots, Western Pacific. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 144, 737-743.

Israelson, C., Pearson, P.N., and Buchardt, B. 1995. Strontium isotope variations and sediment reworking of the upper Oligocene – Neogene interval from Sites 871 and 872. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 144, 411-418.

Kear, A.J.Briggs, D.E.G. and Donovan, D.T. 1995. Decay and fossilisation of non-mineralised tissue in coleoid cephalopods. Palaeontology, 38, 105-131.

Little, C.T.S. and Benton, M.J. 1995. Early Jurassic mass extinction: a global long-term event. Geology, 23, 495-498 (doi: 10.1130/0091-7613(1995)023<0495:EJMEAG>2.3.CO).

Logan, G.A., Smiley, C.J., and Eglinton, G. 1995. Preservation of fossil leaf waxes in association with their source tissues, Clarkia, northern Idaho, USA. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 59, 751-763 (doi: 10.1016/0016-7037(94)00362-P).

Opdyke, B.N. and Pearson, P.N. 1995. Geochemical analysis of multiple planktonic foraminifer species at discrete time intervals. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 144, 993-995.

Orr, P.J. 1995. A deep-marine ichnofaunal assemblage from Llandovery strata of the Welsh Basin, west Wales, UK. Geological Magazine, 132, 267-285 (doi: 10.1017/S0016756800013601).

Orr, P.J. and Pickerill, R.K. 1995. Trace fossils from early Silurian flysch of the Waterville Formation, Maine, U.S.A. Northeastern Geology and Environmental Sciences, 17, 394-414.

Pearson, P.N. 1995. Investigating age-dependency of species extinction rates using dynamic survivorship analysis. Historical Biology, 10, 119-136 (doi: 10.1080/10292389509380516).

Pearson, P.N. 1995. Planktonic foraminifer biostratigraphy and the development of pelagic caps on guyots in the Marshall Islands group. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 144, 21-59.

Pearson, P.N. and Shackleton, N. J. 1995. Neogene multispecies planktonic foraminifer stable isotope record, Site 871, Limalok Guyot. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 144, 401-410.

Rauhut, O.W.M. 1995. Zur systematischen Stellung der afrikanischen Theropoden Carcharodontosaurus Strömer 1931 und Bahariasaurus Stromer 1934. Berliner geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen (E), 16, 357-375.

Rauhut, O.W.M. and Werner, C. 1995. First record of the family Dromaeosauridae (Dinosauria: Theropoda) in the Cretaceous of Gondwana (Wadi Milk Formation, northern Sudan. Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 69, 475-486 (doi: 10.1007/BF02987808).

Rauhut, O.W.M. and Zinke, J. 1995. A description of the Barremian dinosaur fauna from Ua with a comparison to that of Las Hoyas. In: II International Symposium on Lithographic Limestones, Lleida-Cuenca (Spain), 9th-16th July 1995. Extended Abstracts. Ediciones de la Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, 123-126.

Ross, A.J. and Cook, E. 1995. The stratigraphy and palaeontology of the Upper Weald Clay (Barremian) at Smokejacks Brickworks, Ockley, Surrey, England. Cretaceous Research, 16, 705-716 (doi: 10.1006/cres.1995.1044).

Unwin, D.M. 1995. Preliminary results of a phylogenetic analysis of the Pterosauria (Diapsida: Archosauria). In Sun, A. and Wang, Y. (eds), Sixth Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems and Biota, Short Papers, 69-72.

Unwin. D.M. 1995. A reassessment, using ontogenetic data, of the systematic status of pterosaurs (Reptilia, Diapsida) from the Upper Jurassic Lithographic Limestones of southern Germany. II International Symposium on Lithographic Limestones, Lleida-Cuenca, Spain. Ediciones de la Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, 151-154.

Van Bergen, P.F., Collinson, M.E., Briggs, D.E.G., de Leeuw, J.W., Scott, A. C., Evershed, R.P. and Finch, P. 1995. Resistant biomacromolecules in the fossil record. Acta Botanica Neerlandica, 44, 319-342 (doi: 10.1111/j.1438-8677.1995.tb00791.x).

Watkins, D.K., Pearson, P.N., Erba, E., Rack, F. R., Premoli Silva, I., Bohrmann, H.W., Fenner, J., and Hobbs, P.R.N. 1995. Stratigraphy and sediment accumulation patterns of the upper Cenozoic pelagic carbonate caps of guyots in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 144, 675-689.

Wilkinson, M. and Benton, M.J. 1995. Missing data and rhynchosaur phylogeny. Historical Biology, 10, 137-250 (doi: 10.1080/10292389509380517).

Wills, M.A.Briggs, D.E.G., Fortey, R.A. and Wilkinson, M. 1995. The significance of fossils in understanding arthropod evolution. Verhandlungen der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft, 88, 203-215.

Wright, J.L., Quinn, L., Briggs D.E.G. and Williams, S.H. 1995. A subaerial arthropod trackway from the Upper Silurian Clam Bank Formation of Newfoundland. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 32, 304-313 (doi: 10.1139/e95-025).

Public understanding of science [6]

Benton, M.J. 1995. The Elgin reptiles. In Smith, J. S. (ed.), George Gordon: Man of science, pp. 51-82. Centre for Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen.

Benton, M.J. 1995. Gordon and Huxley: the exploitation of the Elgin reptiles, 1850-1890. In Smith, J. S. (ed.), George Gordon: Man of science, pp. 83-104. Centre for Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen.

Benton, M.J. 1995. Mass extinction, biotic and abiotic. In Nierenberg, W. A. (ed.) Encyclopedia of environmental biology, vol. 2, pp. 523-534. Academic Press, Los Angeles, 3 vols, 2114 pp.

Benton, M.J. and Spencer, P.S. 1995. Fossil Reptiles of Great Britain. Chapman and Hall, London, 386 pp.

Briggs, D.E.G. 1995. AnomalocarisMcGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology (1996), 8-10, New York.

Wright, J.L. 1995. Fossil trackways of the Connecticut Valley, USA. Geoscientist, 5, 22-24.