Advances in Earth Science ›› 2016, Vol. 31 ›› Issue (7): 682-688. doi: 10.11867/j.issn.1001-8166.2016.07.0682.

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Coevolution between Terrestrial Ecosystem and Earth Environment

Zhou Zhekun 1, Zhou Zhonghe 2, Wang Yi 3   

  1. 1.Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xishuangbanna 666303,China;
    2.Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100044,China;
    3.Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008,China
  • Received:2016-07-05 Revised:2016-07-08 Online:2016-07-10 Published:2016-07-10
  • Supported by:
    Project supported by the National Key Basic Research Project “Coevolution between terrestrial biota and environmental of China since 400 Ma”(No.2012CB821900)

Zhou Zhekun, Zhou Zhonghe, Wang Yi. Coevolution between Terrestrial Ecosystem and Earth Environment[J]. Advances in Earth Science, 2016, 31(7): 682-688.

Coevolution between terrestrial ecosystem and Earth environment is a hot research topic in both biology and geology. Last progresses in these field are reported from following research subjects: evolution of jawed vertebrates(gnathostomata) from Silurian; occurrence of earliest forests from Devonian of Xinjiang; biodiversity of insects in amber from Cretaceous of Myanmar; Evolution of primates and geochemistry studies from Eocene/Oligocene; studies of Longdan fauna from Lingxia basin, Gansu Province of earlier Pleistocene and endemic cloven-breast fishes from Pliocene Tibet; the correlations thick-boned fish, Hsianwenia wui, and the aridification of the Qaidam Basin; monsoon climate and its impact on biodiversity; study on the flora from Mankang, Tibet of Miocene and its palaeoclimate; depositional environment and its impact on the preservation of fossils; contraction of high resolution Stratigraphic series by using data of paleomagnetism and mammal fossils.
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