The Cretaceous Earth—A Tropical Planet
Lecture no. 31 from the course: A New History of Life
Taught by Professor Stuart Sutherland | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Conditions in the mid- to late-Cretaceous were unusually tropical worldwide, with very high sea levels. As a test case in modeling ancient climates, study factors that may explain this remarkable episode in Earth’s history. Also explore what it meant for life to exist in a global hothouse.