A professional technical paper discussing whether the Late Devonian (Frasnian-Famennian) mass extinction was initiated by an extraterrestrial impact or an earth-bound event.
A mathematical model for mass extinction.
A number of extinction concepts are discussed and loosely defined, followed by a survey of some important extinction and "extinction-like" events, primarily from the Phanerozoic.
Fully referenced BSc honours project on the History of Mass Extinctions with special reference to the proposed sixth extinction taking place at the present time.
Broad, non-technical coverage of the whole field; a good introductory work. Includes mass extinctions, theories, the fossil record, FAQs, and a glossary.
Covers patterns and periodicity of extinction, with discussions of major mass extinctions and minor extinction events.