Mark E. Patzkowsky

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Geosciences

Research Summary

Research interests include evolutionary paleoecology, stratigraphic paleobiology, invertebrate paleontology, quantitative paleobiology, biodiversity, stratigraphy and paleoceanography.

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Recent Publications

Faunal and stratigraphic analysis of the basal Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) boundary event deposits, Brazos River, Texas, USA

Irizarry, K. M., Witts, J. D., Garb, M. P., Rashkova, A., Landman, N. H. & Patzkowsky, M. E., Jan 15 2023, In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 610, 111334.

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An early burst in brachiopod evolution corresponding with significant climatic shifts during the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event

Congreve, C. R., Patzkowsky, M. E. & Wagner, P. J., Sep 8 2021, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 288, 1958, 20211450.

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Does evolutionary relatedness predict ecological similarity?

Sclafani, J. A., Congreve, C. R. & Patzkowsky, M. E., Mar 2021, In: Paleobiology. 47, 2, p. 284-300 17 p.

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Evolutionary and biogeographical shifts in response to the Late Ordovician mass extinction

Congreve, C. R., Krug, A. Z. & Patzkowsky, M. E., Mar 2019, In: Palaeontology. 62, 2, p. 267-285 19 p.

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Effects of mass extinction and recovery dynamics on long-term evolutionary trends: A morphological study of Strophomenida (Brachiopoda) across the Late Ordovician mass extinction

Sclafani, J. A., Congreve, C. R., Krug, A. Z. & Patzkowsky, M. E., Nov 1 2018, In: Paleobiology. 44, 4, p. 603-619 17 p.

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Phylogenetic Paleoecology: Tree-Thinking and Ecology in Deep Time

Lamsdell, J. C., Congreve, C. R., Hopkins, M. J., Krug, A. Z. & Patzkowsky, M. E., Jun 2017, In: Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 32, 6, p. 452-463 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-review

Origin and Evolution of Regional Biotas: A Deep-Time Perspective

Patzkowsky, M. E., Aug 30 2017, In: Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences. 45, p. 471-495 25 p.

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Biotic invasion, niche stability, and the assembly of regional biotas in deep time: Comparison between faunal provinces

Patzkowsky, M. E. & Holland, S. M., Aug 1 2016, In: Paleobiology. 42, 3, p. 359-379 21 p.

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Phylogenetic revision of the Strophomenida, a diverse and ecologically important Palaeozoic brachiopod order

Congreve, C. R., Krug, A. Z. & Patzkowsky, M. E., Jul 1 2015, In: Palaeontology. 58, 4, p. 743-758 16 p.

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The stratigraphy of mass extinction

Holland, S. M. & Patzkowsky, M. E., Sep 1 2015, In: Palaeontology. 58, 5, p. 903-924 22 p.

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Phylogenetic clustering of origination and extinction across the late ordovician mass extinction

Krug, A. Z. & Patzkowsky, M. E., Dec 1 2015, In: PloS one. 10, 12, 0144354.

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The role of regional survivor incumbency in the evolutionary recovery of calcareous nannoplankton from the Cretaceous/Paleogene (K/Pg) mass extinction

Schueth, J. D., Bralower, T. J., Jiang, S. & Patzkowsky, M. E., Oct 20 2015, In: Paleobiology. 41, 4, p. 661-679 19 p.

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Editorial

Allen, M. B., Budd, G. E., Leat, P. T., Whitham, A. G., Arndt, N., Barrett, P. M., Gibson, R., Grotzinger, J., Imber, J., Jenkyns, H., Lacombe, O., Li, X. H., Macdonald, D. I. M., McNamara, K. J., Meinhold, G., Norris, R. J., Patzkowsky, M., Pease, V., Sierro, F., Smith, M. P., & 8 othersStein, H., Sues, H. D., Van De Schootbrugge, B., Van Der Pluijm, B. A., Wignall, P. B., Yeats, R. S., Zhang, Z. & Allan, M., Jan 2014, In: Geological Magazine. 151, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

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Isotopic characteristics of canopies in simulated leaf assemblages

Graham, H. V., Patzkowsky, M. E., Wing, S. L., Parker, G. G., Fogel, M. L. & Freeman, K. H., Nov 1 2014, In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 144, p. 82-95 14 p.

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The Probable Datum Method (PDM): A technique for estimating the age of origination or extinction of nannoplankton

Schueth, J. D., Keller, K., Bralower, T. J. & Patzkowsky, M. E., Jan 1 2014, In: Paleobiology. 40, 4, p. 541-559 19 p.

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