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In 2011, the Research Unit 533
published a book on the biology
of sauropod dinosaurs
2013, P.M. Sander:  An
evolutionary cascade model
for sauropod dinosaur gigantism -
overview, update and tests

 

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2015

166. Steuer, P., J. Hummel, C. Grosse-Brinkhaus, and K. -H- Südekum. 2015. Food intake rates of hebivorous mammals and birds and the influence of body mass. European Journal of Wildlife Research 61:91-102 (PDF)

2014

165. Carbone, C., D. Codron, C. Scofield, M. Clauss, and J. Bielby. 2014. Geometric factors influencing the diet of vertebrate predators in marine and terrestrial environments. Ecology Letters 17(12):1553-1559 (PDF)

138. Clauss, M., M. T. Dittmann, D. W. H. Müller, P. Zerbe, and D. Codron. 2014. Low scaling of a life history variable: analysing eutherian gestation periods with and without phylogeny-informed statistics. Mammalian Biology 79(1):9-16 (PDF)

164. Dumont, M. , A. Borbely, A. Kaysser-Pyzalla, and P. M. Sander. 2014. Long bone cortices in a growth series of Apatosaurus sp. (Dinosauria: Diplodocidae): geometry, body mass, and crystallite orientation of giant animals. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 112(4):782-798 (PDF)

161. Gee, C. T., R. D. Dayvault, R. A. Stockey, and W. D. Tidwell. 2014. Greater paleobiodiversity in conifer seed cones in the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation of Utah, USA. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 94:363-375 (PDF)

158. Hofmann, R., K. Stein, and P. M.Sander. 2014. Constraint on the lamina density of laminar bone architecture of large-bodied dinosaurs and mammals. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 59(2):287-294 (FREE PDF)

157. Kienapfel, K., S. Läbe, and H. Preuschoft. 2014. Do tracks yield reliable information on gaits? Part I: The case of horses. Fossil Record 17:59-67 (FREE PDF)

160. Marpmann, J. S., J. L. Carballido, and P. M. Sander. 2014. Cranial anatomy of a growth series of the Late Jurassic dwarf sauropod Europasaurus holgeri (Dinosauria, Camarasauromorpha): implications for the evolution of sauropod skull shapes. Journal of Systematic Paleontology doi:10.1080/14772019.2013.875074

163. Mitchell, J. , and P. M. Sander. 2014. The three-front model: a developmental explanation of long bone diaphyseal histology of Sauropoda. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 112(4):765-781(PDF)

162. Steuer, P., K. -H. Südekum, T. Tütken, D. W. H. Müller, J. Kaandrop, M. Bucher, M. Clauss, and J. Hummel. 2014. Does body mass convey a digestive advantage for large herbivores?. Functional Ecology 28(5):1127-1134 (PDF)

159. Wings, O., T. Tütken, D. W. Fowler, T. Martin, and U. Pfretzschner. 2014. Dinosaur teeth from the Jurassic Qigu and Shishugou Formations of the Junggar Basin (Xinjiang/China) and their paleoecologic implications. Paläontologische Zeitschrift doi:10.1007/s12542-014-0227-3

2013

134. Carballido, J. L., and P. M. Sander. 2013. Postcranial axial skeleton of Europasaurus holgeri (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the Upper Jurassic of Germany: implications for sauropod ontogeny and phylogenetic relationships of basal Macronaria. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology doi:10.1080/14772019.2013.764935 (PDF)

148. Christian, A., G. Peng, T. Sekiya, Y. Ye, M. G. Wulf, and S. Steuer. 2013. Biomechanical reconstructions and selective advantages of neck poses and feeding strategies of sauropods with the example of Mamenchisaurus youngi. PLoS One 8(10):e71172 (FREE PDF)

147. Clauss, M., P. Steuer, D. W. H. Müller, D. Codron, and J. Hummel. 2013. Herbivory and body size: allometries of diet quality and gastrointestinal physiology, and implications fo herbivore ecology and dinosaur gigantism. PLoS One 8(9):e68714 (FREE PDF)

155. Codron, D., C. Carbone, and M. Clauss. 2013. Ecological interactions in dinosaur communities: Influences of small offspring and complex ontogenetic life histories . PLoS One 8(10):e77110 (FREE PDF)

144. Gee, C. T. 2013. Applying microCT and 3D visualization to Jurassic silicified conifer seed cones: a virtual advantage over thin-sectioning. Applications in Plant Sciences 1(11):1300039 (FREE PDF)

154. Griebeler, E. M. 2013. Body temperatures in dinosaurs: what can growth curves tell us? PLoS One 8(10):e74317 (FREE PDF)

142. Griebeler, E. M., N. Klein, and P. M. Sander. 2013. Aging, maturation and growth of sauropodomorph dinosaurs as deduced from growth curves using long bone histological data: an assessment of methodological contrains and solutions. PLoS One 8(6):e67012 (FREE PDF)

103. Herwartz, D., T. Tütken, K. P. Jochum, and P. M. Sander. 2013. Rare earth element systematics of fossil bone revealed by LA-ICPMS analysis. Geochemica et Cosmochemica Acta 103:161-183 (PDF)

132. Hohn-Schulte, B., H. Preuschoft, U. Witzel, and C. Distler-Hoffmann. 2013. Biomechanics and functional preconditions for terrestrial lifestyle in basal tetrapods, with special consideration of Tiktaalik roseae. Historical Biology 25(2):167-181 (PDF)

135. Müller, D. W. H., D. Codron, C. Meloro, A. Munn, A. Schwarm, J. Hummel, and M. Clauss. 2013. Assessing the Jarman-Bell Principle: scaling of intake, digestibility, retention time and gut fill with body mass in mammalian herbivores. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 164:129-140 (PDF)

149. Preuschoft, H., and K. Klein 2013. Torsion versus bending in the neck and tail of sauropod dinosaurs and the function of cervical ribs: Insights from functional morphology and biomechanics. PLoS One 8(10):e78574 (FREE PDF)

139. Redelstorff, R., P. M. Sander, and P. M. Galton. 2013. Unique bone histology in partial large bone shafts from Aust Cliff (England, Upper Triassic): an early independant experiment in gigantism. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 59(3): 607-615 (FREE PDF)

130. Reisz, R. R., T. D. Huang, E. Roberts, S. R. Peng, C. Sullivan, K. Stein, A. LeBlanc, D. B. Shieh, R. S. Chang, C. C. Chiang, C. W. Yang, and S. M. Zong. 2013. Embryology of Early Jurassic dinosaur from China with evidence of preserved organic remains. Nature 496:210-214 (PDF)

146. Sander, P. M. 2013. An evolutionary cascade model for sauropod dinosaur gigantism - overview, update and tests. PLoS One 8(10):e78573 (FREE PDF)

150. Schanz, T., Y. Lins, H. Viefhaus, T. Barciaga, S. Läbe, H. Preuschoft, U. Witzel, and P. M. Sander. 2013. Quantitative interpretation of tracks for determination of body mass. PLoS One 8(10):e77606 (FREE PDF)

131. Stein, K., and E. Prondvai. 2013. Rethinking the nature of fibrolamellar bone: an integrative biological revision of sauropod plexiform bone formation. Biological reviews
89 (1):24-47 (PDF)

152. Stein, K. W. H., and J. Werner. 2013. Preliminary analysis of osteocyte lacunar density in long bones of tetrapods: all measures are bigger in sauropod dinosaurs. PLoS One 8(10):e77109 (FREE PDF)

136. Steuer, P., K. -H. Südekum, D. W. H. Müller, J. Kaandorp, M. Clauss, and J. Hummel. 2013. Fibre digestibility in large herbivores as related to digestion type and body mass - an in vitro approach . Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 164:319-326 (PDF)

143. Sverdlova, N. S., A. Arkali, U. Witzel, and S. F. Perry. 2013. omputational fluid dynamics model of avian tracheal temperature control as a model for extant and extinct animals. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology 189(1):67-75 (PDF)

145. Werner, J., and E. M. Griebeler. 2013. New insights into non-avian dinosaur reproduction and their evolutionary and ecological implications: linking fossil evidence to allometries of extant close relatives. PLoS One 8(8):e72862 (FREE PDF)

2012

121. Carballido, J. L, J. S. Marpmann, D. Schwarz-Wings, and B. Pabst. 2012. New information on a juvenile sauropod specimen from the Morrison Formation and the reassessment of its systematic position. Palaeontology 55(3):567-582 (PDF)

122. Carballido, J. L., L. Sagado, D. Pol, J. I. Canudo, and A. Garrido. 2012. A new basal rebbachisaurid (Sauropoda, Diplodocoidea) from the Early Cretaceous of the Neuquén Basin; evolution and biogeography of the group. Historical Biology 24(6):631-654 (PDF)

137. Codron, D., C. Carbone, D. W. H. Müller, and M. Clauss. 2012. Ecological modelling, size distributions and taphonomic size bias in dinosaur faunas: reply to Brown et al. Biology Letters doi:10.1098/rsbl.2012.0922 (PDF)

123. Codron, D., C. Carbone, D. W. H. Müller, and M. Clauss. 2012. Ontogenetic niche shifts in dinosaurs influenced size, diversity and extinction in terrestrial vertebrates. Biology Letters 8:620-623 (PDF)

124. Fritz, J., S. Hammer, C. Hebel, A. Arif, B. Michalke, M.T. Dittmann, D. W. H. Müller, and M. Clauss. 2012. Retention of solutes and different-sized particles in the digestive tract of the ostrich (Struthio camelus massaicus, and a comparison with mammals and reptiles. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 163:56-65 (PDF)

109. Fritz, J., W. J. Streich, A. Schwarm, and M. Clauss. 2012. Condensing results of wet sieving analyses into a single data: a comparison of methods for particle size description. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 96:783-797 (PDF)

123a. Herwartz, D., C. Münker, T. Tütken, J. E. Hoffmann, A. Wittke, and B. Barbier. 2012. Lu–Hf isotope systematics of fossil biogenic apatite and their effects on geochronology. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 101:328-343 (PDF)

129. Klein, N., A. Christian, and P. M. Sander. 2012. Histology shows elongated neck ribs in sauropod dinosaurs are ossified tendons. Biology Letters 8(6): 1032-1035 (FREE PDF)

125. Klein, N., P. M. Sander, K. Stein, J. Le Loeuff, J. L. Carballido, and E. Buffetaut. 2012. Modified laminar bone in Ampelosaurus atacis and other titanosaurs (Sauropoda): Implications for life history and physiology. PLoS One 7(5):e36907 (FREE PDF)

119. Meloro, C., and M. Clauss. 2012. Predator-prey biomass fluctuations in the Plio-Pleistocene. Palaois 27:90-96 (PDF)

127. Preuschoft, H., and J. L. Franzen. 2012. Locomotion and biomechanics in Eocene mammals from Messel. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 9204:459-476(PDF)

128. Rosenberger, A. L., and H. Preuschoft. 2012. Evolutionary morphology, cranial biomechanics and the origins of tarsiers and anthropoids. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 9204:507-525 (PDF)

133. Sverdlova, N. S., M. Lambertz, U. Witzel, and S. F. Perry. 2012. Boundary conditions for heat transfer and evaporative cooling in the trachea and air sac system of the domestic fowl: a two-dimensional CFD analysis. PLoS One 7(9):e45315 (FREE PDF)

126. Tschopp, E. and G. Dzemski. 2012. 3-Dimensional reproduction techniques to preserve and spread paleontological material - a case study with a diplodocid sauropod neck. Journal of Paleontological Techniques 10:1-8 (PDF)

118. Werner, J., and E. M. Griebeler. 2012. Reproductive investment in moa: a K-selected life history strategy? Evolutionary Ecology 26:1391-1419 (PDF)

2011

104. Carbone, C., S. T. Turvey, and J. Bielby. 2011. Intra-guild competition and its implications for one of the biggest terrestrial predators, Tyrannosaurus rex. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278(1718):2682-2690 (PDF)

74. Christian, A., and G. Dzemski. 2011. Neck posture in sauropods. Pp. 251-260. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

60. Clauss, M. 2011. Sauropod biology and the evolution of gigantism: what do we know? Pp. 3-7. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

Curtis, N., U. Witzel, L. Fitton, P. O´Higgins, and M. Fagan. 2011. The mechanical significance of the temporal fasciae in Macaca fascicularis: an investigation using finite element analysis. The Anatomical Record 294(7):1178-1190 (PDF)

De Micheli, P. O., and U. Witzel. 2011. Microstructural mechanical study of a transverse osteon under compressive loading: the role of fiber reinforcement and explanation of some geometrical and mechanical microscopic properties. Journal of Biomechanics 44:1588-1592 (PDF)

68. Dumont, M., A. Borbély, A. Kostka, P. M. Sander, and A. Kaysser-Pyzalla. 2011. Characterization of sauropod bone structure. Pp. 150-170. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

116. Dumont, M., A. Kostka, P.M. Sander, A. Borbely, and A. Kaysser-Pyzalla. 2011. Size and size distribution of apatite crystals in sauropod fossil bones. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 310(1-2):108-116 (PDF)

113. Eagle, R. A., T. Tütken, T. S. Martin, A. K. Tripati, H. C. Fricke, M. Connely, R. L. Cifelli, and J. M. Eiler. 2011. Dinosaur body temperatures determined from isotopic (13C-18O) ordering in fossil biominerals. Science 333:443-445 (PDF)

98. Franz, R., C. R. Soliva, M. Kreuzer, J. Hummel, and M. Clauss. 2011. Methane output of rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) and guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus) fed a hay-only diet: implications for the scaling of methane production with body mass in non-ruminant mammalian herbivores. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology 158(1):177-181. (PDF)

99. Franz, R., C. R. Soliva, M. Kreuzer, J. M. Hatt, S. Furrer, J. Hummel, and M. Clauss. 2011. Methane output of tortoises: its contribution to energy loss related to herbivore body mass. PLoS One 6(3):e17628 (FREE PDF)

97. Franz, R., J. Hummel, D. W. H. Müller, M. Bauert, J. M. Hatt, and M. Clauss. 2011. Herbivorous reptiles and body mass: effects on food intake, digesta retention, digestibility and gut capacity, and a comparison with mammals. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology 158(1):94-101 (PDF)

105. Fritz, J., J. Hummel, E. Kienzle, O. Wings, W. J. Streich, and M. Clauss. 2011. Gizzard vs. teeth, it’s a tie: food-processing efficiency in herbivorous birds and mammals and implications for dinosaur feeding strategies. Paleobiology 37:577-586 (PDF)

66. Ganse, B., A. Stahn, S. Stoinski, T. Suthau, and H.-C. Gunga. 2011. Body mass estimation, thermoregulation, and cardiovascular physiology of large sauropods. Pp. 105-115. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

62. Gee, C. T. 2011. Dietary options for the sauropod dinosaurs from an integrated botanical and paleobotanical perspective. Pp. 34-56. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

115. Gößling, R. 2011. Biologische Vorteile und mechanische Probleme der langen Schnauze am Beispiel Plateosaurus - Beitrag zur funktionellen Schädelmorphologie mit Hilfe der Finite Elemente Struktur-Synthese (FESS). Ph.D Dissertation. Lehrstuhl für Maschinenelemente und Konstruktionslehre Forschungsschwerpunkt Biomechanik, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum (PDF)

75. Griebeler, E. M., and J. Werner. 2011. The life cycle of sauropod dinosaurs. Pp. 263-275. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

89. Herwartz, D., T. Tütken, C. Münker, K.-P. Jochum, B. Stoll, and P. M. Sander. 2011. Timescales and mechanisms of REE and Hf uptake in fossil bones. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75(1):82-105 (PDF)

101. Heuser, A., T. Tütken, N. Gussone, and S. J. G. Galer. 2011. Calcium isotopes in fossil bones and teeth - diagenetic versus biogenic origin. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75(12):3419-3433 (PDF)

70. Hohn, B. 2011. Walking with the shoulder of giants: biomechanical conditions in the tetrapod shoulder girdle as a basis for sauropod shoulder reconstruction. Pp. 182-196. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

61. Hummel, J., and M. Clauss. 2011. Sauropod feeding and digestive physiology. Pp. 11-33. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

112. Klein, N., K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. 2011. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Pp. 432. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

Mallison, H. 2011. Defense capabilities of Kentrosaurus aethiopicus HENNIG, 1915. Palaeontologia Electronica 14.2.10A (FREE PDF)

94. Mallison, H. 2011. Digitizing methods for paleontology – applications, benefits and limitations. Pp. 7-44. In A. M. T. Elewa, ed. Computational Paleontology. Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg.

72. Mallison, H. 2011. Plateosaurus in 3D: how CAD models and kinetic-dynamic modeling bring an extinct animal to life. Pp. 219-236. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

73. Mallison, H. 2011. Rearing giants: kinetic-dynamic modeling of sauropod bipedal and tripodal poses. Pp. 237-250. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

108. Müller, D. W. H., D. Codron, J. Werner, J. Fritz, J. Hummel, E. M. Griebeler, and M. Clauss. 2011. Dichotomy of eutherian reproduction and metabolism. Oikos 121(1):102-115 (PDF)

111. Müller, D. W. H., J. Caton, D. Codron, A. Schwarm, R. Lentle, W. J. Streich, J. Hummel, and M. Clauss. 2011. Phylogenetic constraints on digesta separation: variation in fluid throughput in the digestive tract in mammalian herbivores. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 160(2):207-220 (PDF)

64. Perry, S. F., T. Breuer, and N. Pajor. 2011. Structure and function of the sauropod respiratory system. Pp. 83-93. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

107. Pfretzschner, H. -U., and T. Tütken. 2011. Rolling bones - taphonomy of Jurassic dinosaur bones inferred from diagenetic microcracks and mineral infillings. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 310:117-123 (PDF)

71. Preuschoft, H., B. Hohn, S. Stoinski, and U. Witzel. 2011. Why so huge? Biomechanical reasons for the acquisition of large size in sauropod and theropod dinosaurs. Pp. 197-218. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

67. Rauhut, O. W. M., R. Fechner, K. Remes, and K. Reis. 2011. How to get big in the Mesozoic: the evolution of the sauropodomorph body plan. Pp. 119-149. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

77. Remes, K., D. M. Unwin, N. Klein, W.-D. Heinrich, and O. Hampe. 2011. Skeletal reconstruction of Brachiosaurus brancai in the Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin: summarzing 70 years of sauropod research. Pp. 305-316. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

76. Sander, P. M., N. Klein, K. Stein, and O. Wings. 2011. Sauropod bone histology and its implications for sauropod biology. Pp. 276-302. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

120. Stein, K.H.W. 2011. Long bone histology of basalmost and derived Sauropodomorpha. Ph.D Dissertation. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät, Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Bonn (FREE PDF)

110. Steuer, P., K. -H. Südekum, D. W. H. Müller, R. Franz, J. Kaandorp, M. Clauss, and J. Hummel. 2011. Is there an influence of body mass on digesta mean retention time in herbivores? A comparative study on ungulates. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A 160(3):355-364 (PDF)

106. Stoinksi, S. 2011. From a skeleton to a 3D dinosaur. Pp. 147-164. In A. M. T. Elewa, ed. Computational Paleontology. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

65. Stoinski, S., T. Suthau, and H. -C. Gunga. 2011. Reconstructing body volume and surface area of dinosaurs using laser scanning and photogrammetry. Pp. 94-104. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

63. Tütken, T. 2011. The diet of sauropod dinosaurs: implications of carbon isotope analysis on teeth, bones, and plants. Pp. 57-79. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

Tütken, T., and T. W. Vennemann. 2011. Fossil bones and teeth: preservation or alteration of biogenic compositions? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 310:1-8 (PDF)

114. Tütken, T., T. W. Vennemann, and H.-U. Pfretzschner. 2011. Nd and Sr isotope compositions in modern and fossil bones - proxies for vertebrate provenance and taphonomy. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75:5951-5970 (PDF)

117. Werner, J., and E. M. Griebeler. 2011. Reproductive biology and its impact on body size: comparative analysis of mammalian, avian and dinosaurian reproduction. PLoS One 6(12):e28442 (FREE PDF)

Witzel, U. 2011. Virtual synthesis of the skull in Neanderthals by FESS. Pp. 203-211. In S. Condemi, and G.-C. Weniger, eds. Continuity and Discontinuity in the Peopling of Europe: One Hundred Fifty Years of Neanderthal Study, Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology. Springer Science+Business Media B.V., Berlin.

69. Witzel, U., J. Mannhardt, R. Goessling, P. de Micheli, and H. Preuschoft. 2011. Finite element analyses and virtual syntheses of biological structures and their application to sauropod skulls. Pp. 171-181. In N. Klein, K. Remes, C. T. Gee, and P. M. Sander, eds. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: Understanding the Life of Giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

2010

49. Benton, M. J., Z. Csiki, D. Grigorescu, R. Redelstorff, P. M. Sander, K. Stein, and D. B. Weishampel. 2010. Dinosaurs and the island rule: the dwarfed dinosaurs from Hateg Island. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 293(3-4):438-454 (PDF)

93. Christian, A. 2010. Some sauropods raised their necks – evidence for high browsing in Euhelopus zdanskyi. Biology Letters 6:823-825 (FREE PDF)

Clauss, M., I. D. Hume, and J. Hummel. 2010. Evolutionary adaptations of ruminants and their potential relevance for modern production systems. Animal 4(7):979-992 (FREE PDF)

Eagle, R. A., E. A. Schauble, A. K. Tripati, T. Tütken, R. C. Hulbert, and J. M. Eiler. 2010. Body temperatures of modern and extinct vertebrates from 13C-18O bond abundances in bioapatite. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107(23):10377-10382 (FREE PDF)

96. Franz, R., C. R. Soliva, M. Kreuzer, P. Steuer, J. Hummel, and M. Clauss. 2010. Methane production in relation to body mass of ruminants and equids. Evolutionary Ecology Research 12:727-738 (PDF)

95. Franz, R., M. Kreuzer, J. Hummel, J. M. Hatt, and M. Clauss. 2010. Intake, selection, digesta retention, digestion and gut fill of two coprophageous species, rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) and guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus), on a hay-only diet. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 95(5): 564-570 (PDF)

84. Fritz, J., J. Hummel, E. Kienzle, W. J. Streich, and M. Clauss. 2010. To chew or not to chew: faecal partical size in herbivorous reptiles and mammals. Journal of Experimental Zoology 313A(9):579-586 (PDF)

56. Gee, C. T., ed. 2010. Plants in Mesozoic Time: Morphological Innovations, Phylogeny, Ecosystems. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

57. Gee, C. T., and W. D. Tidwell. 2010. A mosaic of characters in a new whole-plant Araucaria, A. delevoryasii Gee sp. nov., from the Late Jurassic Morrison Formation of Wyoming, U.S.A. Pp. 67-94. In C. T. Gee, ed. Plants in Mesozoic Time: Morphological Innovations, Phylogeny, Ecosystems. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

Lambertz, M., W. Böhme, and S. F. Perry. 2010. The anatomy of the respiratory system in Platysternon megacephalum Gray, 1831 (Testudines: Cryptodira) and related species, and its phylogenetic implications. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology 156(3):330-336 (PDF)

Mallison, H. 2010. CAD assessment of the posture and range of motion of Kentrosaurus aethiopicus HENNIG 1915. Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:211-233 (PDF)

79. Mallison, H. 2010. The digital Plateosaurus I: Body mass, mass distribution and posture assessed using CAD and CAE on a digitally mounted complete skeleton. Palaeontologia Electronica 13.2.8A. (FREE PDF)

90. Mallison, H. 2010. The digital Plateosaurus II: an assessment of the range of motion of the limbs and vertebral column and of previous reconstructions using a digital skeletal mount. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 55(3): 433-458 (FREE PDF)

91. Perry, S. F., T. Similowski, W. Klein, and J. R. Codd. 2010. The evolutionary origin of the mammalian diaphragm. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology 171(1):1-16 (PDF)

32. Preuschoft, H., B. Hohn, H. Scherf, M. Schmidt, C. Krause, and U. Witzel. 2010. Functional analysis of the primate shoulder. International Journal of Primatology 31:301-320 (FREE PDF)

Ritz, J., E. M. Griebeler, R. Huber, and M. Clauss. 2010. Body size development of captive and free-ranging African spurred tortoises (Geochelone sulcata): high plasticity in reptilian growth rates. Herpetological Journal 20:213-216 (PDF)

85. Sander, P. M., A. Christian, M. Clauss, R. Fechner, C. T. Gee, E.-M. Griebeler, H.-C. Gunga, J. Hummel, H. Mallison, S. F. Perry, H. Preuschoft, O. W. M. Rauhut, K. Remes, T. Tütken, O. Wings, and U. Witzel. 2010. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: The Evolution of Gigantism. Biological Reviews (FREE PDF). Print version published 2011 in 86(1):117-155

58. Sander, P. M., C. T. Gee, J. Hummel, and M. Clauss. 2010. Mesozoic plants and dinosaur herbivory. Pp. 331-359. In C. T. Gee, ed. Plants in Mesozoic Time: Morphological Innovations, Phylogeny, Ecosystems. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

87. Scheyer, T. M., N. Klein, and P. M. Sander. 2010. Developmental palaeontology of reptilia as revealed by histological studies. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology 21(4):462-470 (PDF)

92. Stein, K., Z. Csiki, K. Curry Rogers, D. B. Weishampel, R. Redelstorff, J. L. Carballido, and P. M. Sander. 2010. Small body size and extreme cortical bone remodeling indicate phyletic dwarfism in Magyarosaurus dacus (Sauropoda: Titanosauria). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107:9258-9263 (FREE PDF)

102. Steuer, P. 2010. Limitation of body mass of herbivores - allometry of food quality and of digestive aspects. Ph.D Dissertation. Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn (FREE PDF)

59. Sussex, I., N. Kerk, and C. T. Gee. 2010. Architectural innovation and developmental controls in some Mesozoic gymnosperms, or why do the leaf crowns in Mesozoic forests look tufted? Pp. 5-12. In C. T. Gee, ed. Plants in Mesozoic Time: Morphological Innovations, Phylogeny, Ecosystems. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

86. Sverdlova, N. S., and U. Witzel. 2010. Principles of determination and verification of muscle forces in the human musculoskeletal system: muscle forces to minimise bending stress. Journal of Biomechanics 43(3):387-396 (PDF)

140. Werner, J. 2010. Die Reproduktion von Dinosauriern, speziell der Sauropoden, und deren Bedeutung für ihren Gigantismus. Ph.D Dissertation. Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz (FREE PDF)

2009

44. Clauss, M., C. Nunn, J. Fritz, and J. Hummel. 2009. Evidence for a tradeoff between retention time and chewing efficiency in large mammalian herbivores. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology 154:376-382 (PDF)

78. Dumont, M., N. Zoeger, C. Streli, P. Wobrauschek, G. Falkenberg, P. M. Sander, and A. R. Pyzalla. 2009. Synchrotron XRF analyses of element distribution in fossilized sauropod dinosaur bones. Powder Diffraction 24(2):130-134 (PDF)

47. Franz, R., J. Hummel, E. Kienzle, P. Kölle, H.-C. Gunga, and M. Clauss. 2009. Allometry of visceral organs in living amniotes and its implications for sauropod dinosaurs. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 276(1662):1731-1736 (FREE PDF)

53. Fritz, J., J. Hummel, E. Kienzle, C. Arnold, C. Nunn, and M. Clauss. 2009. Comparative chewing efficiency in mammalian herbivores. Oikos 118(11):1623-1632 (PDF)

50. Garilli, V., N. Klein, E. Buffetaut, P. M. Sander, F. Pollina, L. Galletti, A. Cillari, and D. Guzzetta. 2009. First dinosaur bone from Sicily identified by histology and its paleobiogeographical implications. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 252(2):207-216 (PDF)

41. Klein, N., P. M. Sander, and V. Suteethorn. 2009. Bone histology and its implications for the life history and growth of the Early Cretaceous titanosaur Phuwiangosaurus sirindhornae. Geological Society of London Special Publication 315:217-228 (PDF)

48. Klein, N., T. Scheyer, and T. Tütken. 2009. Skeletochronology and isotopic analysis of a captive individual of Alligator mississippiensis Daudin, 1802. Fossil Record 12(2):121-131 (PDF)

54. Mallison, H., A. Hohloch, and H. -U. Pfretzschner. 2009. Mechanical digitizing for paleontology - new and improved techniques. Paleontologica Electronica 12.2.4T. (FREE PDF)

88. Organ, C. L., S. L. Brusatte, and K. Stein. 2009. Sauropod dinosaurs evolved moderately sized genomes unrelated to body size. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 276(1677):4303-4308 (FREE PDF)

51. Perry, S. F., A. Christian, T. Breuer, N. Pajor, and J. R. Codd. 2009. Implications of an avian-style respiratory system for gigantism in sauropod dinosaurs. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology 311A(8):600-610 (PDF)

Preuschoft, H. 2009. Zur "normalen" Beanspruchung des Pferderumpfes durch sein Eigengewicht und das des Reiters. Pp. 82-103. In A. Lindner, ed. Ausbildung von Pferden vom Boden aus. Druckhaus Dülmen, Dülmen.

Redelstorff, R., and P. M. Sander. 2009. Long and girdle bone histology of Stegosaurus: implications for growth and life history. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(4):1087-1099 (PDF)

45. Remes, K. 2009. Taxonomy of Late Jurassic diplodocid sauropods from Tendaguru (Tanzania). Fossil Record 12(1):23-46 (FREE PDF)

Remes, K., F. Ortega, I. Fierro, U. Joger, R. Kosma, J. M. Marín Ferrer, P. PALDES, N. Project, O. A. Ide, and A. Maga. 2009. A new basal sauropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Niger and the early evolution of Sauropoda. PLoS ONE 4(9):e6924 (FREE PDF)

Sander, P. M. 2009. Die Biologie der Riesensaurier. Der Schlüssel zum Gigantismus. Pp. 311-338. In N. Elsner, ed. Evolution - Zufall und Zwangsläufigkeit der Schöpfung. Wallstein, Göttingen.

Sander, P. M., A. Christian, and C. T. Gee. 2009. Response to "Sauropods kept their heads down". Science 323(27 March 2009):1671-1672 (PDF)

52. Stein, K., and P. M. Sander. 2009. Histological core drilling: a less destructive method for studying bone histology. Pp. 69-80. In M. A. Brown, J. F. Kane, and W. G. Parker, eds. Lithodendron: The Occasional Papers of Petrified Forest National Park 1. Methods In Fossil Preparation: Proceedings of the First Annual Fossil Preparation and Collections Symposium (FREE PDF)

Waskow, K., and P. M. Sander. 2009. Growth marks in sauropod ribs from the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation, Tendaguru and Lower Cretaceous of Niger. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(3):198A

2008

39. Clauss, M., J. Hummel, W. J. Streich, and K. -H. Südekum. 2008. Mammalian metabolic rate scaling to 2/3 or 3/4 depends on the presence of gut contents. Evolutionary Ecology Research 10(1):153-154 (PDF)

83. Codd, J. R., P. L. Manning, M. A. Norell, and S. F. Perry. 2008. Avian-like breathing mechanics in maniraptoran dinosaurs. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275:157-161 (FREE PDF)

Gee, C. 2008. Araucaria in Northern Queensland. Newsletter, Friends of the Botanic Gardens Cairns 49:5-6.

38. Gunga, H. -C., T. Suthau, A. Bellmann, S. Stoinski, A. Friedrich, T. Trippel, K. Kirsch, and O. Hellwich. 2008. A new body mass estimation of Brachiosaurus brancai Janensch, 1914 mounted and exhibited at the Museum of Natural History (Berlin, Germany). Fossil Record 11(1):33-38 (PDF)

43. Hummel, J., and M. Clauss. 2008. Megaherbivores as pacemakers of carnivore diversity and biomass: distributing or sinking trophic energy? Evolutionary Ecology Research 10(6):925-930 (PDF)

42. Hummel, J., C. T. Gee, K. -H. Südekum, P. M. Sander, G. Nogge, and M. Clauss. 2008. In vitro digestibility of fern and gymnosperm foliage: implications for sauropod feeding ecology and diet selection. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275(1638):1015-1021 (FREE PDF)

40. Klein, N., and P. M. Sander. 2008. Ontogenetic stages in the long bone histology of sauropod dinosaurs. Paleobiology 34(2):247-263 (PDF)

55. Remes, K. 2008. Evolution of the pectoral girdle and forelimb in Sauropodomorpha (Dinosauria, Saurischia): osteology, myology, and function. Ph.D Dissertation. Fakultät für Geowissenschaften, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich (FREE PDF)

Sander, P. M. 2008. Giant dinosaurs: how did they get so big? Pp. 38-41. In M. J. Benton, ed. The Seventy Great Mysteries of the Natural World. Thames & Hudson, London.

46. Sander, P. M., and M. Clauss. 2008. Sauropod Gigantism. Science 322(5899):200-201 (PDF)

34. Sander, P. M., C. Peitz, F. D. Jackson, and L. M. Chiappe. 2008. Upper Cretaceous titanosaur nesting sites and their implications for sauropod dinosaur reproductive biology. Palaeontographica A 284(4-6):69-107 (PDF)

Tütken, T., T. W. Vennemann, and H. -U. Pfretzschner. 2008. Early diagenesis of bone and tooth apatite in fluvial and marine settings: constraints from combined oxygen isotope, nitrogen and REE analysis. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 266(3-4):254-268 (PDF)

2007

25. Christian, A. 2007. Scaling effects in monitor lizards and consequences for the evolution of large size in terrestrial vertebrates. Mertensiella, Advances in Monitor Research 3:1-9

30. Christian, A., and G. Dzemski. 2007. Reconstruction of the cervical skeleton posture of Brachiosaurus brancai Janensch, 1914 by an analysis of the intervertebral stress along the neck and a comparison with the results of different approaches. Fossil Record 10(1):38-49 (PDF)

37. Clauss, M., A. Schwarm, S. Ortmann, W. J. Streich, and J. Hummel. 2007. A case of non-scaling in mammalian physiology? Body size, digestive capacity, food intake, and ingesta passage in mammalian herbivores. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology 148(2):249-265 (PDF)

28. Dzemski, G., and A. Christian. 2007. Flexibility along the neck of the ostrich (Struthio camelus) and consequences for the reconstruction of dinosaurs with extreme neck length. Journal of Morphology 268(8):701-714 (PDF)

Fritz, J. 2007. Allometrie der Kotpartikelgrösse von pflanzenfressenden Säugern, Reptilien und Vögeln. Ph.D Dissertation. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, München (FREE PDF)

35. Gunga, H. -C., T. Suthau, A. Bellmann, A. Friedrich, T. Schwanebeck, S. Stoinski, T. Trippel, K. Kirsch, and O. Hellwich. 2007. Body mass estimations for Plateosaurus engelhardti using laser scanning and 3D reconstruction methods. Naturwissenschaften 94(8):623-630 (PDF)

36. Klein, N., and P. M. Sander. 2007. Bone histology and growth of the prosauropod dinosaur Plateosaurus engelhardti von Meyer, 1837 from the Norian bonebeds of Trossingen (Germany) and Frick (Switzerland). Special Papers in Palaeontology 77:169-206.

20. Preuschoft, H., U. Witzel, B. Hohn, D. Schulte, and C. Distler. 2007. Biomechanics of locomotion and body structure in varanids with special emphasis on the forelimbs. Pp. 59-78. In H.-G. Horn, W. Böhme, and U. Krebs, eds. Proceedings of the "Third Multidisciplinary World Conference on Monitor Lizards". Mertensiella, Advances in Monitor Research III, Bonn.

26. Remes, K. 2007. A second Gondwanan diplodocid dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic Tendaguru Beds of Tanzania, East Africa. Palaeontology 50(3):653-667 (PDF)

Remes, K. 2007. Baupläne für Riesen. Humboldt-Spektrum 2:18-21.

22. Remes, K. 2007. Revision von "Barosaurus" africanus: die Diplodociden vom Tendaguru. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin (N.F.) 45:55-64.

Sander, P. M., J. Hummel, N. Klein, and M. Clauss. 2007. Die Grenzen des Wachstums. Giganten auf der Spur: Wie der Organismus der 50 Tonnen schweren Riesensaurier funktionierte und wie sich ihre imposante Körpergröße entwickeln konnte. Forschung 32(1):20-23.

Scheyer, T. M., P. M. Sander, W. G. Joyce, W. Böhme, and U. Witzel. 2007. A plywood structure in the shell of fossil and living soft-shelled turtles (Trionychidae) and its evolutionary implications. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 7(2):136-144 (FREE PDF)

81. Schwarz, D., T. Ikejiri, B. H. Breithaupt, P. M. Sander, and N. Klein. 2007. A nearly complete skeleton of an early juvenile diplodocid (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) from the Lower Morrison Formation (Late Jurassic) of north central Wyoming and its implications for early ontogeny and pneumaticity in sauropods. Historical Biology 19(3):225-253 (PDF)

80. Tütken, T., P. M. Sander, J. Hummel, and C. Gee. 2007. Ernährung und Mobilität von Sauropoden - Informationspotential der Isotopenzusammensetzung von Knochen und Zähnen. Hallesches Jahrbuch für Geowissenschaften, Beiheft 23:85-92.

13. Wings, O., and P. M. Sander. 2007. No gastric mill in sauropod dinosaurs: new evidence from analysis of gastrolith mass and function in ostriches. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 274(1610):635-640 (FREE PDF)

82. Witzel, U. 2007. A case study of Camarasaurus as an illustrative example for a new method for virtual synthesis of skulls in vertebrates. Hallesches Jahrbuch für Geowissenschaften, Beiheft 23:73-78

2006

29. Dzemski, G. 2006. Funktionsmorphologische Analysen langer Hälse bei rezenten terrestrischen Wirbeltieren zur Rekonstruktion der Stellung und Beweglichkeit langer Hälse prähistorischer Tiere. Ph.D Dissertation. Universität Flensburg (FREE PDF)

33. Ferreyro, R., N. Zoeger, N. Cernohlawek, C. Jokubonis, A. Koch, C. Streli, P. Wobrauschek, P. M. Sander, and A. Pyzalla. 2006. Determination of the element distribution in sauropod longbones by micro-XRF. Advances in X-ray Analysis 49:230-235.

Gee, C., and M. Sander. 2006. Island dwarfism in sauropods. Pp. 72-74. The Gigantic Dinosaur Expo 2006 Guidebook. Nissha Printing Co., Ltd. [In Japanese].

Gee, C., and M. Sander. 2006. Which plants were preferred by the sauropods? P. 96. The Gigantic Dinosaur Expo 2006 Guidebook. Nissha Printing Co., Ltd. [In Japanese].

31. Hummel, J., K. -H. Südekum, W. J. Streich, and M. Clauss. 2006. Forage fermentation patterns and their implications for herbivore ingesta retention times. Functional Ecology 20(6):989-1002 (FREE PDF)

21. Pyzalla, A. R., P. M. Sander, A. Hansen, R. Ferreyro, S.-B. Yi, M. Stempniewicz, and H. -G. Brokmeier. 2006. Texture analyses of sauropod dinosaur bones from Tendaguru. Material Science Engineering A 437:2-9 (PDF)

27. Rauhut, O. W. M. 2006. A brachiosaurid sauropod from the Late Jurassic Cañadón Calcáreo Formation of Chubut, Argentina. Fossil Record 9(2):226-237 (PDF)

16. Remes, K. 2006. Revision of the Tendaguru sauropod dinosaur Tornieria africana (FRASS) and its relevance for sauropod paleobiogeography. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(3):651-669.

24. Sander, P. M., and P. Andrássy. 2006. Lines of arrested growth and long bone histology in Pleistocene large mammals from Germany: what do they tell us about dinosaur physiology? Palaeontographica A 277(1-6):143-159 (PDF)

9. Sander, P. M., O. Mateus, T. Laven, and N. Knötschke. 2006. Bone histology indicates insular dwarfism in a new Late Jurassic sauropod dinosaur. Nature 441:739-741 (PDF)

2005

11. Appenzeller, O., H. -C. Gunga, C. Qualls, R. Furlan, A. Porta, S. G. Lucas, A. B. Heckert, K. Kirsch, M. A. Costa-Junqueira, S. E. Guillén, P. M. Sander, T. Schneider, and B. A. Blottner. 2005. A hypothesis: autonomic rhythms are reflected in growth lines of teeth in humans and extinct archosaurs. Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic & Clinical 117(2):115-119 (PDF)

19. Bellmann, A., T. Suthau, S. Stoinski, A. Friedrich, O. Hellwich, and H. -C. Gunga. 2005. 3D-Modelling of Dinosaurs. Pp. 3-10. In A. Grün, and H. Kahmen, eds. Proceedings 7th Conference on Optical 3-D Measurement Techniques. Vienna (FREE PDF)

7. Christian, A. 2005. Riesen in Bewegung. Unterricht Physik 85/86:44-46.

2. Clauss, M., and J. Hummel. 2005. The digestive performance of mammalian herbivores: why big may not be that much better. Mammal Review 35(2):174-187 (PDF)

18. Clauss, M., N. Robert, C. Walzer, C. Vitaud, and J. Hummel. 2005. Testing predictions on body mass and gut contents: dissection of an African elephant Loxodonta africana Blumenbach 1797. European Journal of Wildlife Research 51(4):291-294 (PDF)

12. Dzemski, G. 2005. Funktionsmorphologische Betrachtung der Halsstellung bei Zoogiraffen. Der Zoologische Garten Neue Folge 75(3):189-201.

6. Hummel, J., E. Pfeffer, W. J. Streich, E. Kienzle, and M. Clauss. 2005. Differences of in vitro fermentative behaviour of forage classes. Proceedings of the Society of Nutrition Physiology 14:144.

14. Preuschoft, H., and M. Gudo. 2005. Die Schultergürtel von Wirbeltieren: biomechanische Überlegungen zu den Bauprinzipien des Wirbeltierkörpers und zur Fortbewegung von Tetrapoden. Zentralblatt für Geologie und Paläontologie Teil II 3/4(4):339-361 (PDF)

4. Preuschoft, H., and U. Witzel. 2005. Functional shape of the skull in vertebrates: which forces determine skull morphology in lower primates and ancestral synapsids? The Anatomical Record Part A 283A:402-413 (FREE PDF)

17. Rauhut, O. W. M. 2005. 40 m lang und 100 t schwer. Der Gigantismus der sauropoden Dinosaurier. Fossilien 22(4):208-213.

8. Rauhut, O. W. M., K. Remes, R. Fechner, G. Cladera, and P. Puerta. 2005. Discovery of a short-necked sauropod dinosaur from the Late Jurassic period of Patagonia. Nature 435:670-672 (PDF)

10. Rossmann, T., U. Witzel, and H. Preuschoft. 2005. Mechanical stresses as the main factor in skull design of the fossil reptile Proterosuchus (Archosauria). P. 51. In T. Rossmann, and C. Tropea, eds. Bionik - Aktuelle Forschungsergebnisse in Natur und Ingenieur- und Geisteswissenschaften. Springer, Berlin.

23. Sander, P. M., and N. Klein. 2005. Developmental plasticity in the life history of a prosauropod dinosaur. Science 310:1800-1802 (PDF)

15. Suthau, T., A. Bellmann, S. Stoinski, A. Friedrich, O. Hellwich, and H.-C. Gunga. 2005. 3D Rekonstruktion von Dinosauriern. P. 240. In T. Luhmann, ed. Photogrammetrie Laserscanning Optische 3D-Messtechnik. Beiträge der Oldenburger 3D-Tage 2005.

5. Witzel, U., and H. Preuschoft. 2005. Finite-element model construction for the virtual synthesis of the skulls in vertebrates: case study of Diplodocus. The Anatomical Record Part A 283A:391-401 (FREE PDF)

2004

3. Perry, S. F., and P. M. Sander. 2004. Reconstructing the evolution of the respiratory apparatus in tetrapods. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology 144(2-3):125-139 (PDF)

1. Sander, P. M., N. Klein, E. Bufferaut, V. Suteethorn, G. Cuny, and J. Le Loeuff. 2004. Adaptive radiation in sauropod dinosaurs: bone histology indicates rapid evolution of giant body size through acceleration. Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 4(3):165-173 (PDF)

Stempniewicz, M., P. Hinkel, S. Weiss, A. Denker, P. M. Sander, and A. Pyzalla. 2004. Anwendung präparativer Methoden aus der Werkstoffkunde zur Untersuchung von Sauropodenknochen. Praktische Metallographie Sonderband 36:217-222.

Tütken, T., H. -U. Pfretzschner, T. W. Vennemann, G. Sun, and Y. D. Wang. 2004. Paleobiology and skeletochronology of Jurassic dinosaurs: implications from the histology and oxygen isotope compositions of bones. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 206:217-238 (PDF)

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