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Books, Book Chapters, Journal Articles

2006
Cleal, C.J., Rees, P.M., Zijlstra, G. & Cantrill, D. A clarification of the type of the morphogenus Nilssoniopteris Nathorst (Gymnospermophyta, Bennettitales, fossiles). Taxon, 55: 219-222. [pdf]
2004
Rees, P.M., Noto, C.R., Parrish, J.M. & Parrish, J.T. Late Jurassic climates, vegetation and dinosaur distributions. Journal of Geology, 112: 643-653. [abstract] [pdf]
2004 Rees, P.M. & Cleal, C.J. Lower Jurassic floras from Hope Bay and Botany Bay, Antarctica. Special Papers in Palaeontology No. 72. Blackwell Publishing: 96pp. [abstract]][link to publisher][proofs pdf]
2003 Ziegler, A.M., Eshel, G., Rees, P.M., Rothfus, T.A., Rowley, D.B. & Sunderlin, D. Tracing the tropics across land and sea: Permian to present. Lethaia, 36: 227-254. [abstract] [pdf]
2003 Cleal, C.J. & Rees, P.M. The Middle Jurassic flora from Stonesfield, Oxfordshire, UK. Palaeontology, 46: 739-801. [abstract] [pdf]
2003 Hesselbo, S.P., Morgans-Bell, H.S., McElwain, J.C., Rees, P.M., Robinson, S.A. & Ross, C.E. Carbon-cycle perturbation in the Middle Jurassic and accompanying changes in the terrestrial paleoenvironment. Journal of Geology, 111: 259-276. [abstract] [pdf]
2002 Rees, P.M. Land-plant diversity and the end-Permian mass extinction. Geology, 30: 827-830. [abstract] [pdf]
2002 Ahlberg, A., Herman, A.B., Raikevich, M., Rees, P.M. & Spicer, R.A. Enigmatic Late Cretaceous high palaeo-latitude lonestones in Chukotka, northeasternmost Asia. GFF (Geological Society of Sweden), 124: 197-199.
2002 Rees, P.M., Ziegler, A.M., Gibbs, M.T., Kutzbach, J.E., Behling, P. & Rowley, D.B. Permian phytogeographic patterns and climate data/model comparisons. Journal of Geology, 110: 1-31. [abstract] [pdf]
2002 Gibbs, M.T., Rees, P.M., Kutzbach, J.E., Ziegler, A.M., Behling, P. & Rowley, D.B. Simulations of Permian climate and comparisons with climate-sensitive sediments. Journal of Geology, 110: 33-55. [abstract] [pdf]
2002 Kennedy, E.M., Spicer, R.A. & Rees, P.M. Quantitative palaeoclimate estimates from Late Cretaceous and Paleocene leaf floras in the northwest of the South Island, New Zealand. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 184: 321-345. [abstract] [pdf]
2002 Spicer, R.A., Ahlberg, A., Herman, A.B., Kelley, S.P., Raikevich, M.I. & Rees, P.M. Palaeoenvironment and ecology of the middle Cretaceous Grebenka flora of northeastern Asia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 184: 65-105. [abstract] [pdf]
2002 Winguth, A.M.E., Heinze, C., Kutzbach, J.E., Maier-Reimer, E., Mikolajewicz, U., Rowley D.B., Rees, P.M. & Ziegler, A.M. Simulated warm polar currents during the Middle Permian. Paleoceanography, 17(4): 1057, 1-19. [abstract] [pdf]
2002 Ziegler, A.M., Rees, P.M. & Naugolnykh, S. The Early Permian floras of Prince Edward Island, Canada: differentiating global from local effects of climate change. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 39: 223-238. [abstract] [pdf]
2000 Rees, P.M., Ziegler, A.M. & Valdes, P.J. Jurassic phytogeography and climates: new data and model comparisons. In: Huber, B.T., Macleod, K.G. & Wing, S.L. (eds), Warm climates in earth history. Cambridge University Press: 297-318. [abstract] [pdf files]
1999 Rees, P.M., Gibbs, M.T., Ziegler, A.M., Kutzbach, J.E. & Behling, P.J. Permian climates: Evaluating model predictions using global paleobotanical data. Geology, 27 (10): 891-894. [abstract] [pdf]
1999 Rees, P.M. & Ziegler, A.M. Palaeobotanical databases and palaeoclimate signals. In: Jones, T.P. & Rowe, N.P. (eds), Fossil plants and spores: modern techniques. Geological Society of London Special Publication: 240-244.
1998 Cleal, C.J. & Rees, P.M. The palaeobotany of Oxfordshire. In: Killick, J., Perry, R. & Woodell, S. (eds), The flora of Oxfordshire. Pisces Publications: 10-17.
1997 Skelton, P.W., Spicer, R.A. & Rees, P.M. Evolving Life and the Earth. Open University second level course, S269 Earth and Life. Open University Press: 190 pp. [link]
1996 Spicer, R.A., Rees, P.M. & Herman, A.B. The Cretaceous vegetation and climate of Asia: some insights. In: Sahni, A. (ed.), Cretaceous stratigraphy and palaeoenvironments. Memoir, Geological Society of India, 37: 405-433.
1996 Ziegler, A.M., Rees, P.M., Rowley, D.B., Bekker, A., Qing Li & Hulver, M.L. Mesozoic assembly of Asia: constraints from fossil floras, tectonics and paleomagnetism. In: Yin, A. & Harrison, M. (eds), The tectonic evolution of Asia. Cambridge University Press: 371-400. [abstract] [pdf]
1996 Rees, P.M. & Ziegler, A.M. Climate signals from pre-angiosperm floras: a rigorous and repeatable approach. In: Akhmetiev, M.A. & Doludenko, M.P. (eds), Vakhrameev memorial conference, GEOS: 55-60.
1996 Valdes, P.J., Spicer, R.A., Rees, P.M. & Neilson, R.P. Late Jurassic climate and vegetation: comparisons between geological data and climate/biogeographic models. In: Akhmetiev, M.A. & Doludenko, M.P. (eds), Vakhrameev memorial conference, GEOS: 17-24.
1994 Spicer, R.A., Rees, P.M. & Chapman, J.L. Cretaceous phytogeography and climate signals. In: Allen, J.R.L., Hoskins, B.J., Sellwood, B.W., Spicer, R.A. & Valdes, P.J. (eds), Palaeoclimates and Their Modelling. Chapman & Hall: 69-78.
1993 Rees, P.M. Revised interpretations of Mesozoic palaeogeography and volcanic arc evolution in the northern Antarctic Peninsula region. Antarctic Science, 5(1): 77-85.
1993 Rees, P.M. Caytoniales in Early Jurassic floras from Antarctica. Geobios, 26(1): 33-42.
1993 Rees, P.M. Mesozoic floras from the northern Antarctic Peninsula. Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, Série II, 316(11): 1651-1657.
1993 Rees, P.M. Dipterid ferns from the Mesozoic of Antarctica and New Zealand and their stratigraphical significance. Palaeontology, 36(3): 337-356.
1993 Rees, P.M. & Cleal, C.J. Marked polymorphism in Archangelskya furcata, a pteridospermous frond from the Jurassic of Antarctica. Special Papers in Palaeontology, 49: 85-100.
1993 Spicer, R.A., Rees, P.M. & Chapman, J.L. Cretaceous phytogeography and climate signals. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (B), 341: 277-286.
1990 Rees, P.M. Palaeobotanical contributions to the Mesozoic geology of the northern Antarctic Peninsula region. [unpublished PhD thesis, University of London: 285p.]
1989 Rees, P.M. & Smellie, J.L. Cretaceous angiosperms from an allegedly Triassic flora at Williams Point, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Antarctic Science, 1(3): 239-248.
 
Conference Abstracts

2007 Rees, A., Alroy, J., Scotese, C., Memon, A., Rowley, D.B., Parrish, J.T., Weishampel, D.B, Platon, E., O'Leary, M.A. & Chandler, M.A. Phanerozoic Earth and Life: The Paleointegration Project. Abstracts, GSA Geoinformatics Division, San Diego. [abstract]
2007 Sunderlin, D., Rees, P.M., Lutz, K. & Nockleby, K. Warm Paleoenvironmental Indicators in the Paleocene/Eocene Chickaloon Formation, Matanuska Valley, Alaska. Abstracts, GSA Cordilleran Section, Washington. [abstract]
2006 Rees, A. Web-based Databases and Paleobiogeography. Palaeogeography and Palaeobiogeography: Biodiversity in Space and Time Conference, Cambridge, UK.
2006 Rees, A. & Espinoza, J. Online Databases and Paleomaps. Geoinformatics 2006 meeting, Reston.
2005 Rees, P.M., Noto, C.R. & Weishampel, D. A New Online Database of Dinosaur Distributions. Abstracts, SVP 65th annual meeting, Tempe.
2005 Rees, A. & Kesani, N. A Hierarchical Coding Scheme for Integrating Geologic Databases. Abstracts, GEON 3rd annual meeting, San Diego.
2004 Scotese, C.R. & Rees, P.M. The spatial-temporal information matrix (STIM cube): An efficient way to store geological information. Abstracts, GSA, Denver. [abstract]
2004 Sims, H., Rees, P.M., Stein, W.E., Tiffney, B., Gensel, P., Wing, S., Raymond, A., Johnson, K., Wilf, P., Gastaldo, R. & Looy, C. Temporal and spatial patterns in the evolution of within-community plant diversity. Abstracts, Seventh IOP Conference, Bariloche, Argentina.
2003 Rees, P.M. Patterns of land-plant diversity, climate and geography in the Paleozoic and Mesozoic. Abstracts, GSA, Seattle. [abstract]
2003 Sims, H.J., Rees, P.M., Stein, W.E., Tiffney, B.H., Gensel, P.G., Wing, S.L., Raymond, A., Johnson, K.R., Wilf, P. & Gastaldo, R.A. Temporal and spatial patterns in the evolution of within-community plant diversity. Abstracts, GSA, Seattle. [abstract]
2003 Sims, H.J, Stein, W.E., Rees, P.M., Tiffney, B.H., Looy, C.V., Gensel, P.G., Wing, S.L., Raymond, A., Wilf, P., Gastaldo, R.A., Johnson, K.R. & Alroy, J. The evolution of within-community land plant diversity over the Phanerozoic. Abstracts, Botanical Society of America, Mobile. [abstract]
2003 Sunderlin, D. & Rees, P.M. Regional phytogeography of the Permian Angaran flora. Abstracts, 20th Annual Mid-Continent Paleobotanical Colloquium, Chicago. [abstract]
2002 Noto, C.R., Rees, P.M., Ziegler, A.M. & Weishampel, D.B. Rocks, bones, and plants: A pattern of latitudinal dependence demonstrated by the distribution of Jurassic dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(3), 92A-93A
2002 Sims, H.J, Stein, W.E., Wing, S.L., Gensel, P.G., Tiffney, B.H., Gastaldo, R.A., Rees, P.M., Raymond, A., Wilf, P. & Johnson, K.R. The evolution of within-community Phanerozoic land plant diversity. Abstracts, GSA, Denver. [abstract]
2001 Hesselbo, S.P., Morgans-Bell, H., McElwain, J., Rees, P.M. & Robinson, S.A. A major carbon-cycle perturbation in the Middle Jurassic and accompanying climatic change adduced from the land-plant record. Abstracts, EUG XI, Strasbourg. [abstract]
2001 Rees, P.M., Ziegler, A.M. & Kutzbach, J.E. Permian climates: new data/model results, and insights on terrestrial vegetation changes across the Permo-Triassic boundary. Earth System Processes, Abstracts, GSA-GSL, Edinburgh. [abstract]
2000 McGowan, A.J., Rees, P.M. & Ziegler, A.M. Diversity patterns and biogeography of terrestrial floras in the Permian and Triassic. EOS Trans., AGU Spring Meeting Suppl., Washington DC.
2000 Morgans-Bell, H., Rees, P.M., Ziegler, A.M. & Rowley, D.B. Global distribution of ocean water masses during the Jurassic: delimiting marine climate zones using climate-sensitive sediments. Abstracts, Geoscience 2000, Manchester. [abstract]
2000 Rees, P.M., McGowan, A.J. & Ziegler, A.M. Patterns of global plant diversity, geography and climate in the Permian and Triassic. Abstracts, GSA, Reno.
2000 Ziegler, A.M., Rees, P.M. & Naugolnykh, S. Late Paleozoic climate change in Eastern Canada: differentiating global from local effects. EOS Trans., AGU Spring Meeting Suppl., Washington DC. [abstract]
1999 Kennedy, E.M., Spicer, R.A. & Rees, P.M. Palaeoclimate signals in three Maastrichtian and Paleocene floras from New Zealand. Abstracts, New Zealand Geological Society.
1999 Spicer, R.A., Ahlberg, A.T., Herman, A.B., Kelley, S.P. & Rees, P.M. Mid-Cretaceous north polar vegetation and climate: a high resolution study. Abstracts, European Geophysical Society, Strasbourg.
1998 Gibbs, M.T., Kutzbach, J.E., Ziegler, A.M. & Rees, P.M. Permian paleoclimate data-model agreements and discrepancies. EOS Trans., AGU 78, Spring Meeting Suppl., Boston. [abstract]
1998 Rees, P.M. & Ziegler, A.M. Permian and Jurassic climates: strengths and limitations of the fossil plant data. EOS Trans., AGU 78, Spring Meeting Suppl., Boston. [abstract]
1998 Rees, P.M., Gibbs, M.T., Ziegler, A.M., Kutzbach, J.E. & Behling, P.J. Permian climates: evaluating model predictions using global paleobotanical data. Abstracts, GSA, Toronto.
1998 Ziegler, A.M., Gibbs, M.T., Rees, P.M. & Rowley, D.B. A Permian paleogeographic atlas. Abstracts, Upper Permian stratotypes of the Volga region, Kazan, Russia. [abstract]
1997 Gibbs, M.T., Ziegler, A.M., Kutzbach, J.E. & Rees, P.M. New Permian paleoclimate data-model comparisons. Abstracts, GSA, 29(6), A-211, Salt Lake City.
1997 Rees, P.M., Ziegler, A.M. & Gibbs, M.T. A quantitative approach to Permian phytogeography. Abstracts, The Permian of Eastern Tethys: Biostratigraphy, Paleogeography and Resources. Deakin University, Melbourne.
1997 Valdes, P.J., Spicer, R.A., Rees, P.M. & Neilson, R.P. Vegetation/climate interactions in the distant past. Abstracts, European Geophysical Society, Vienna.
1996 Parrish, J.M., Rees, P.M. & Ziegler, A.M. Correspondence of paleolatitudinal diversity in herbivorous dinosaurs and plants during the Jurassic. Abstracts, North American Paleontological Convention, Washington DC: 301. [abstract]
1996 Rees, P.M. & Ziegler, A.M. Mesozoic plant distributions. Abstracts, 9th IPC Conference, Houston.
1996 Rees, P.M. & Ziegler, A.M. Aspects of Mesophytic vegetation, geography and climate. Abstracts, 5th IOP Conference, Santa Barbara: 83.
1996 Rees, P.M. & Ziegler, A.M. Jurassic floras and global climates. Abstracts, North American Paleontological Convention, Washington DC: 319.
1996 Rees, P.M. & Ziegler, A.M. Permian floras and climate signals. Abstracts, 30th International Geological Congress, Beijing: 106.
1995 Rees, P.M. & Ziegler, A.M. Jurassic floral gradients and climates. Abstracts, Palaeontological Association AGM, Galway.
1992 Rees, P.M. Jurassic and Cretaceous macrofloras from Antarctica. Abstracts, 4th IOP Conference, Paris: 129.
1987 Rees, P.M. A diverse Middle Jurassic - Lower Cretaceous flora from the northern Antarctic Peninsula. Abstracts, 14th International Botanical Congress, Berlin: 287.
 
Miscellaneous Articles, Powerpoint Slides, Webcasts

2007 Rees, A. The Paleointegration Project in GEON. Workshop on “Envisioning a National Geoinformatics System for the United States”, Denver. [pdf]
2007 Rees, A. An Exciting New Phase for the Paleointegration Project. GEON February Newsletter. [link]
2007 Rees, A. The Paleointegration Project in GEON (The Geosciences Network). Deep Time Geosystems Newsletter. [pdf]
2006 Rees, A. Web-based Databases and Paleobiogeography. Palaeogeography and Palaeobiogeography: Biodiversity in Space and Time Conference, Cambridge, UK. [ppt]
2006 Rees, A. Integration of global-scale geologic databases: fossil and sedimentary examples. GEON Cyberinfrastructure Workshop, Beijing, China. [link to ppt slides]
2006 Rees, A. GEON Paleointegration Project launched. GEON June Newsletter. [link]
2006 Rees, A. Interactive Search of Fossil and Sedimentary Databases. GEON April Newsletter. [link]
2006 Rees, A. New Sedimentary and Fossil Databases. Deep Time Geosystems Newsletter. [pdf]
2005 Rees, A., Noto, C.R. & Weishampel, D. Dinosaur Distributions Online Database. SVP Poster [pdf]
2005 Rees, A. Permian Phytogeography and Climate Inference. Nonmarine Permian Symposium. [ppt]
2005 Rees, A. Global Dinosaur Distributions using GEON. Science Grid This Week: Image of the Week. [link]
2005 Rees, A. Dinosaurs and More: Integration of the DINO and PGAP Databases. GEON SDSC Webcast, 22nd August. [link to webcast]
2005 Rees, A. Deployment of DINO database, using GEON Service Oriented Architecture framework. GEON September Newsletter. [link]
2005 Rees, A. A Hierarchical Coding Scheme for Integrating Geologic Databases. GEON 3rd Annual Meeting Webcast. [link to webcast]
1994 Rees, P.M. & Spicer, R.A. Reply to: ‘Damage from using computers’ by I.A. Dobruskina. International Organisation of Palaeobotany Newsletter 53. [link]
1994 Ziegler, A.M. & Rees, P.M. Reply to: ‘Damage from using computers’ by I.A. Dobruskina. International Organisation of Palaeobotany Newsletter 53. [link]
 

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