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Field Palaeontology

Textbook

By: Roland Goldring

191 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Apr 1999 | Edition: 2 | #93431 | ISBN: 0582356253
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About this book

Provides a comprehensive, rigorous and unique approach to the analysis of fossils and sediments and takes into account the many changes and advances in the subject over the past ten years.`This is the major text on the integration of field palaeontology and sedimentology, particularly valuable for both practical lab exercises and students working independently and unsupervised on field projects.' Independent Reviewer


Contents

1. Principles and classification. 2. Field strategies. 3. Taphonomy of body fossils. 4. Fossil identification. 5. Body fossils for the palaeontologist and palaeoecologist. 6. Shell concentrations and skeletal elements as hydraulic and environmental indicators. 7. Fossils for the stratigrapher and structural geologist. 8. Trace fossils and bioturbation.

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