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Journal article: single author

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(Hofmann 1997)

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Hofmann A. W. 1997. Mantle geochemistry: the message from oceanic volcanism. Nature 385, 219-229.

  1. Article author: Hofmann A. W.
  2. Date: 1997.
  3. Article title: Mantle geochemistry: the message from oceanic volcanism.
  4. Journal title - in italics: Nature
  5. Volume number - in bold: 385,
  6. Page numbers: 219-229.

Journal article: two authors

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(Spicer & Corfield 1992)

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Spicer R. A. & Corfield R. M. 1992. A review of terrestrial and marine climates in the Cretaceous with implications for modelling the 'Greenhouse Earth'. Geological Magazine 129, 169-180.

  1. Article authors: Spicer R. A. & Corfield R. M.
  2. Date: 1992.
  3. Article title: A review of terrestrial and marine climates in the Cretaceous with implications for modelling the 'Greenhouse Earth'.
  4. Journal title - in italics: Geological Magazine
  5. Volume number - in bold: 129,
  6. Page numbers: 169-180.

Journal article: three or more authors

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(Constantine et al. 1998)

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Constantine A., Chinsamy A., Vickers-Rich P. & Rich T. H. 1998. Periglacial environments and polar dinosaurs. South African Journal of Science 94, 137-141.

  1. Article authors: Constantine A., Chinsamy A., Vickers-Rich P. & Rich T. H.
  2. Date: 1998.
  3. Article title: Periglacial environments and polar dinosaurs.
  4. Journal title - in italics: South African Journal of Science
  5. Volume number - in bold: 94,
  6. Page numbers: 137-141.
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