paleobiology, paleoclimate

Highlights of the Phanerozoic: Part 2 – Mesozoic [251 – 65 Ma]

Here’s a few highlights from the history of the Earth and life during the Mesozoic Era, the second Era of the Phanerozoic, which is the fourth Eon in Earth’s history. These events are mainly focusing on North America, and the dates for Periods and Epochs have been partially rounded. MESOZOIC (MZ) [251 – 65 Ma]… Continue reading Highlights of the Phanerozoic: Part 2 – Mesozoic [251 – 65 Ma]

paleobiology, paleoclimate

Highlights of the Phanerozoic: Part 1 – Paleozoic [542 – 251 Ma]

Here’s a few highlights from the history of the Earth and life during the Paleozoic Era, the first Era of the Phanerozoic, which is the fourth Eon in Earth’s history. These events are mainly focusing on North America, and the dates of Periods and Epochs are partially rounded. PALEOZOIC ERA [542 - 251 Ma] CAMBRIAN (Є)… Continue reading Highlights of the Phanerozoic: Part 1 – Paleozoic [542 – 251 Ma]