COWEN, RICHARD / Earth sciences / Researchers

International Center for Scientific Research

Researchers

Earth sciences / COWEN, RICHARD

cowengeology.ucdavis.edu

Position

Senior Lecturer in Geology, University of California, Davis, USA.

Research interests

Functional and anatomical reconstruction of fossil invertebrates ; the interrelationship between geology and people.

Recent projects include work on trilobite eyes, algal symbiosis in fossils, and analysis of the human impact of a historic earthquake in the area.

Prizes and awards

1962-65 : British Government NERC Research Student Award, Department of Geology, Cambridge University
1993 : Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award, University of California, Davis

Publications

Cowen, R. 1976. History of Life. 145 pp. McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York.

Cowen, R. 1990. History of Life. 470 pp. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Cowen, R., Cooper, J., and Cooper, R. 1992. The Quakes of `92: the History and Geological Background of the Vacaville-Winters Earthquakes of 1892. Seismic Press, Davis, California.

Cowen, R. 1994. History of Life. 2nd edition. 460 pp. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Publications :

Cowen, R. 1990. History of Life. 470 pp. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Cowen, R., Cooper, J., and Cooper, R. 1992. The Quakes of `92. Seismic Press, Davis, California.

Cowen, R. 1994. History of Life. 2nd edition. 460 pp. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Updates for this 2nd edition are available.

Cowen, R. 1996. Locomotion and respiration in marine air-breathing vertebrates. In Evolutionary Biology (edited by D. Jablonski, D. H. Erwin, and J. H. Lipps). University of Chicago Press.

Legal notice - Contact

Copyright © 2013 - www.cirs.info - All rights reserved