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Amazon Pollen Manual and Atlas / Manual e Atlas Palinológico da Amazônia

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By: Paul A Colinvaux(Author), Paulo Eduardo De Oliveira(Author), Jorge Enrique Moreno Patiño(Author)

332 pages, 60 plates with b/w photos; b/w illustrations

Harwood Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #105739 | ISBN: 9057025876
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Language: Bilingual in English and Portuguese

Consisting in large part of illustrations of the principal pollen types that have been found and identified in the sediments of Amazonian lakes, the manual also contains brief reviews of pioneering pollen work in the Amazon to date. Also includes information on pollen methods, pollen statistics, palaeoecology, and lake coring methods.


1. Neotropical Pollen Analysis
2. Review of Amazon Paleoecology: The 1997 NWO/Huygens Lecture
3. A Guide to Piston Coring of Lake Sediments
4. Laboratory Protocols
5. Pollen Morphology
6. Appendix of Sources
7. Analise Palinologica Neotropical
8. Revisao da Paleoecologica da Amazonia: A Aula de NWO/Huygens
9. Guia para Amostragem, com Pistao, de Sedimentos Lacustres
10. Metodologia Palinologica: Protocolo e Materiais
11. Morfologia de Polen e Esporos

1. Pollen Descriptions
2. Key to Families and Genera by Pollen and Spore Groups
3. Key to Major Pollen and Spore Groups
4. Plates
5. Bibliography
6. Glossary
7. Index to Botanical Families
8. Index to Plant Names

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