About the Author:
Donald L. Blanchard is an amateur Jack of all Trades, Master of a Few. His particular interests are in geomorphology, plate tectonics, paleoclimate, taxonomy, and phylogeny. He has earned a living as an electronics engineer, computer programmer, and Web Site designer. He served for many years as editor and webmaster for the Colorado Herpetological Society.
Mr. Blanchard is the author of the "Dinosaur Extinction" article on these pages, and:
"The ABC's of Plate Tectonics"
"The Formation of Pangaea: The Making of a Supercontinent"
"Changing Paleoclimates and Mass Extinctions: A New Model for Climatic Change"
File last updated April 2013.