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McLean, D. M., 1981b, Diachroneity of the K-T contact and of the dinosaurian extinctions: National Academy of Sciences and Lunar and Planetary Institute Conference on "Large Body Impacts and Terrestrial Evolution: Geological, Climatological, and Biological Implications," abstract, p. 36.

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McLean, D. M., 1982, Discussions in Russell, D. A., and Rice, G., eds., K-Tec II Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinctions and Possible Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Causes: Syllogeus Series 39, National Museums of Canada (Proceedings, May 1981 workshop), 151 pp.

McLean, D. M., 1982, Deccan volcanism and the Cretaceous-Tertiary transition scenario: a unifying causal mechanism: abstract in Russell, D. A., and Rice, G., eds., K-Tec II Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinctions and Possible Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Causes: Syllogeus Series 39, National Museums of Canada (Proceedings, May 1981 workshop), p. 143-144.

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McLean, D. M., 1984, Mantle chemistry-biochemistry carbon cycle coupling during the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) transition: Chapman Conference on Natural Variations in Carbon Dioxide and the Carbon Cycle, Tarpon Springs, FL, January 1984, abstract.

McLean, D. M., 1984, Global greenhouse conditions and their effects on extinctions at the K-T transition: Sixth International Palynological Conference, Calgary, Canada, 26 August-1 September, 1984, keynote address, and abstract, p. 104.

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McLean, D. M., 1987, Volcanism-induced trans-Cretaceous-Tertiary disorganization of the biosphere: Geological Society of America, 1987 Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, p. 767-768.

McLean, D. M., 1987, Thermodynamical control in bioevolution and extinction: Symposium on Volcanism and Fossil Biotas, Geological Society of America, Rocky Mountain Section, May, 1987, abstract.

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McLean, D. M., 1988b, Climate warming and mammalian evolution/extinctions: in The Global Environmental Protection Act of 1988: Pub. 100-843, U. S. Senate, Washington, DC, p. 102-113.

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