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  The Jurassic Period
this was the Jurassic Period, beginning approximately 210 million years ago and lasting for 70 million years of the Mesozoic Era.
Outside of Hollywood, the Jurassic is still important to us today, both because of its wealth of fossils and because of its economic importance -- the oilfields of the North Sea, for instance, are Jurassic in age.
The Jurassic Period is part of the Mesozoic Era.
www.ucmp.berkeley.edu /mesozoic/jurassic/jurassintro.html   (211 words)

  Filmtracks: Jurassic Park (John Williams)
With Jurassic Park, Williams was given an opportunity to merge nearly every one of his dominant composition styles of the early 1990's (a fantastic era for the composer, by all accounts) into one score.
Their purposes are obviously different: a bold and layered brass romp, aided by crashing cymbals and rolling timpani, introduce the audience to the island near the outset of the film, and continues to define the adventure associated with the park.
Viewers of the film are introduced to the "panic theme" relatively early in the film; in the latter half of "Incident at Isla Nublar," after a nasty little accident with a raptor, Williams presents the rolling woodwind panic theme, often performed in the depths of the section.
www.filmtracks.com /titles/jurassic_park.html   (2254 words)

  Jurassic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Jurassic constitutes the middle period of the Mesozoic era, also known as the Age of Dinosaurs.
The Jurassic was named by Alexandre Brogniart for the extensive marine limestone exposures of the Jura Mountains in the region where Germany, France and Switzerland meet.
During the Jurassic, the "highest" life forms living in the seas were fish and marine reptiles.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jurassic   (892 words)

 AllRefer.com - Jurassic period (Geology And Oceanography) - Encyclopedia
Jurassic period[juras´ik] Pronunciation Key [from the Jura Mts.], second period of the Mesozoic era of geologic time, lasting from 213 to 144 million years ago.
In the Early Jurassic, large areas of Arizona, Colorado, and Utah were apparently desert, and the sand was later consolidated into the white and pinkish Glen Canyon and Navajo sandstones, which now enhance the scenic beauty of the district.
The plant life of the Jurassic was dominated by the cycads, but conifers, ginkgoes, horsetails, and ferns were also abundant.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/J/Jurassic.html   (577 words)

 Jurassic Coast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The site consists of Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous cliffs spanning the Mesozoic Era, documenting 180 million years of geological history.
In a 2005 poll of Radio Times readers, the Jurassic Coast was named as the 5th greatest natural wonder in Britain.
360° panoramas of The Jurassic Coastline at Lyme Regis
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jurassic_Coast   (341 words)

 Jurassic Park (1993)
JURASSIC PARK was the film that ignited my interest in filmmaking and drove me to get a degree in it, so I will always have a soft spot for it.
I was eleven when I read the book, but all the technical stuff lost me and I never finished it.
How old were you when you first saw this?
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 Palaeos Mesozoic: Jurassic: The Jurassic Period
All of the new photosynthetic forms of the Jurassic were "red," with chloroplasts of the red algae type, with chlorophyll c, rather than the chlorophyll b of green plants and green algae (Chlorophyta).
The Jurassic variety are probably some type of radiolarian-like protist and may have nothing at all to do with the Paleozoic acritarchs.
The Jurassic radiation of radiolarians was largely a radiation of the Spumellaria in the latter half of the Jurassic.
www.palaeos.com /Mesozoic/Jurassic/Jurassic.htm   (2386 words)

 Jurassic bibliography
Dong, Z., 1984, A new theropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Sichuan Basin: Vertebrate Palasiatica, v.
Levchuck, M. A., and Fomin, A. N., 1983, Catagenesis of Jurassic sediments of the east part of the Yenisey-Katanga downwarp [in Russian]: Akad.
Madsen, J. H., 1974, A new theropod dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic of Utah: Journal of Paleontology, v.
www.talkorigins.org /origins/biblio/jurassic.html   (612 words)

 DVD Review - Jurassic Park   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since "Jurassic Park" is also released as a separate version featuring a DTS audio track, I decided to give that version also a good check up to see how it compares to the Dolby Digital version, and it yielded some unexpected surprises.
The DTS version of "Jurassic Park" does not contain the preproduction footage or the photo gallery with storyboard that is part of the Dolby Digital version, and Philt Tippett’s animatics are also missing from this release.
"Jurassic Park" is something of a landmark for DTS as it was the first movie featuring the sound format during its theatrical release and you would expect nothing but the best audio presentation.
www.dvdreview.com /fullreviews/jurassic_park.shtml   (2073 words)

 Jurassic Coast: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The jurassic period is a major unit of the geologic timescale that extends from about 200 million years bp at the end of the triassic to 146 million years bp...
The cretaceous period is one of the major divisions of the geologic timescale, reaching from the end of the jurassic period (about 146 mya) to the beginning...
Durdle door (sometimes spelt durdle dor) is a natural limestone arch on the jurassic coast near west lulworth in dorset, england....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/j/ju/jurassic_coast.htm   (2724 words)

 The Jurassic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
By the Middle Jurassic, these rifts were opening up the Central Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico formed.
Global climate during the Jurassic was relatively warm and moist over much of northern North America, Eurasia, and Indo-Australian Gondwana.
Jurassic Dinosaurs: The center island of Dinosaur Hall, at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, is our own "Jurassic Park." Almost everything inside the island is from the Jurassic Period.
www.paleoportal.org /time_space/period.php?period_id=9   (1345 words)

 "Jurassic frogs"
They knew the age of the frog because it was embedded in a layer of rock that contained other easily identified fossils from the Jurassic era.
As a specialist in the Jurassic period, and the period before it, the Triassic, Shubin has traveled to both Morocco and Greenland in search of other fossils that reveal the fauna of these periods.
The reason the same deposit exists at such diverse points on the globe is that, during the Triassic and Jurassic periods, all the continents were jammed together into one supercontinent now called Pangaea.
sln.fi.edu /inquirer/frog.html   (876 words)

 Jurassic Park - Rotten Tomatoes
Jurassic Park is a spectacle of special effects and life-like animatronics, with some of Spielberg's best sequences of sustained awe and sheer terror since Jaws.
The excitement of Jurassic Park is in Spielberg's sense of timing, with the scene of the kids trapped in a jeep watching a cup of water tremble now a classic moment of cinema.
jurassic park is the film that i can watch 1 million times and still love it.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/jurassic_park   (693 words)

 Jurassic 5   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jurassic 5 will be on the couch with Tom (he'll probably be at his desk, but hey, maybe he'll take his wacky antics to the couch with J5.
Jurassic 5 is currently in the studio working on their new album.
Artists participating in Vote for Change have merged their energies and talents to focus on states that are expected to have the closest race in the presidential election this fall.
www.jurassic5.com /main/news.asp?EventDate=all   (3657 words)

 Genomics & Bioinformatics - For Teachers - Jurassic Park
In 1993, the movie Jurassic Park won acclaim for pushing the level of special effects by making the dinosaurs in the move seem like living animals.
Show clip from the movie Jurassic Park that explains how dinosaurs were brought back to life in the movie.
The students will write answers to the questions on the student worksheet "Jurassic Park - Can It Become Real?" Students in groups of 2-4 will share and discuss their answers.
www.ncsu.edu /kenanfellows/2001/kporch/teachers/jurassic.htm   (654 words)

 Late Jurassic Dinosaurs - ZoomDinosaurs.com
Caudipteryx zoui- a small, bird-like, non-flying, late Jurassic - early Cretaceous theropod with feathers, including a generous tail fan of long feathers- from China, 120-136 million years ago.
Early mammals were developing and diversifying in the Jurassic.
In the Jurassic seas, there were abundant coral reefs, fish, ichthyosaurs
www.zoomdinosaurs.com /subjects/dinosaurs/mesozoic/jurassic/lj.shtml   (1612 words)

 MuchMusic.com | Artists | Jurassic 5
In hip-hop, the challenge is arguably more difficult since the whims of the genre are constantly shifting, the sounds ever-evolving.
On their second full length album, Power In Numbers, Jurassic 5 prove up to the task of answering one remarkable album - their first, Quality Control - with another.
One of the best modern Hip-Hop crews in the game, Jurassic 5, returns to the spotlight with their sophomore album 'Power in Numbers'.
www.muchmusic.com /music/artists/index.asp?artist=162   (95 words)

 Lecture 12 - Early Jurassic
The term "Jurassic" was first imposed on strata overlying the Triassic in the Jura Mountains of Europe.
Strata recognized to be of Early Jurassic age came to be called the Lias in Europe, particularly England.
The upper, Jurassic, part of the Stormberg has produced a rich fauna of advanced therapsids and mammals, turtles, sphenodontians (lizard-like diapsids), crocodylomorphs, and dinosaurs.
rainbow.ldeo.columbia.edu /courses/v1001/12.html   (3547 words)

 Lectures 17 and 18 - Late Jurassic: Morisson, Tendaguru
Although there are some excellent Middle Jurassic age assemblages of dinosaurs that are now coming to light, especially in China, we will be concentrating on Late Jurassic dinosaurs, simply because they are so well known.
Because the North American plate was drifting north through the Jurassic, the western US translated north through the arid belt (around 30 degrees North) into the southern part of the humid temperate zone.
The richest deposit of Late Jurassic strata in Africa is the Tendaguru Formation, the best outcrops of which are in Tanzania in East Africa.
rainbow.ldeo.columbia.edu /courses/v1001/morisson14.html   (2922 words)

 Jurassic Cliffs of West Dorset's Heritage Coast
The result is a belt of rocks of Jurassic age that stretch across England from Dorset in the southwest to Yorkshire in the northeast.
Because of the easterly dip of the earlier Jurassic rocks, the Cretaceous sediments now deposited on the sea bed lie on progressively older Jurassic and then Triassic rocks as you move westwards.
Several of the Jurassic cliffs along the Dorset coastline are capped by a Cretaceous unconformity.
www.g6csy.net /fossil   (1915 words)

 Jurassic Period - ZoomDinosaurs.com
The cause of this extinction is unknown, but there is some speculation (by sedimentologist Stephen P. Hesselbo et al.) that it was triggered by the release of huge methane deposits from within the Earth (these deposits formed beneath the seabed as surface algae dies and sinks to the sea floor).
A north-south rift formed in mid-Jurassic, and by the late Jurassic, the separation of the continents of Laurasia and Gondwana was almost complete.
The Jurassic period is named for rock strata found in the Jura Mountains, which are located between France and Switzerland.
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/dinosaurs/mesozoic/Jurassic.html   (565 words)

 Record label Jurassic Records recording music publishing broadcasting
Record label Jurassic Records recording music publishing broadcasting
Jurassic Records is looking for complex melodic music: movie themes to intelligent rock.
By that we mean, we are not looking for simplistic music; we do not support rap or hip hop.
www.newcelebritystudios.com /jurassic/JurassicRecords.html   (213 words)

 IGN: Jurassic Park III Trailer, Wallpaper, Pictures, Soundtrack and More.
Jurassic Park III looks to devour America's Sweethearts at the box office, while Hedwig and the Angry Inch opens limited.
Jurassic Park 3 and the Dinosaur Quarry - August 16, 2000
Jurassic Park III chewed up the competition at the box office this weekend...
filmforce.ign.com /objects/033/033825.html   (1029 words)

 Jurassic Coast - Home Page
The Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site is England's first natural World Heritage Site - it is known as The Jurassic Coast.
World Heritage status was achieved because of the site's unique insight into the Earth Sciences as it clearly depicts a geological ‘walk through time' spanning the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.
Ian Gillan of Deep Purple introduces the Jurassic Coast (size: 3MB; format: mp3)
www.jurassiccoast.com   (0 words)

 Jurassic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
By the Early Jurassic, south-central Asia had assembled.
A wide Tethys ocean separated the northern continents from Gondwana.
Though Pangea was intact, the first rumblings of continental break up could be heard.
www.scotese.com /jurassic.htm   (32 words)

 Pharyngula: Jurassic beaver
Ji Q, Luo Z-X, Yuan C-X, Tabrum AR (2006) A Swimming Mammaliaform from the Middle Jurassic and Ecomorphological Diversification of Early Mammals.
there would be 20 different versions of Jurassic beaver over the course of history, and you would have found subsequent remains of "future revisions" of Jurassic Beaver.
Rather you have new skeletons, like jurassic beaver, which turn up, and just happen to show that mammals must have been around much earlier, and therefore if they did evolve, the evolution process that Darwin based his theory upon was incorrect, and doesn't add up.
scienceblogs.com /pharyngula/2006/02/jurassic_beaver.php   (3949 words)

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