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Paleoecology - Concepts and Applications

By: JR Dodd and RJ Stanton

520 pages, Figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Apr 1990 | Edition: 2 | #14122 | ISBN: 0471857114
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About this book

Reviews techniques for reconstruction of ancient environments, taking up the biological, chemical and physical principles of each technique. Extensively revised, coverage has been broadened to include more material from micropalaeontology, vertebrate palaeontology and palaeobotany. A new chapter on taphonomy, as well as case studies have been included.


Contents

Taxonomic Uniformitarianism; Biogeochemistry; Skeletal Structure; Adaptive Functional Morphology; Ichnology; Taphonomy; Populations in Paleoecology; Ecosystems and Communities in Paleoecology; Paleobiogeography: The Provincial Level; Temporal Patterns.

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