Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Vrba, Elizabeth S.

US geophysicist and taphonomist at Yale. Known for proposals of the effect hypothesis, habitat hypothesis, and turnover-pulse hypothesis. Author of Turnover Pulses, the Red Queen, and Related Topics (1993), and co-editor (with G. H. Denton and T. C. Partridge) of Paleoclimate and Evolution (1994).

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