All Shops

Go to British Wildlife

6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £25 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Palaeontology  Palaeontology: General

Computational Paleontology

By: Ashraf MT Elewa(Editor)
229 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Computational Paleontology
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Computational Paleontology ISBN: 9783642446634 Paperback Oct 2014 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
    £99.99
    #224954
  • Computational Paleontology ISBN: 9783642162701 Hardback Mar 2011 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
    £119.99
    #189416
Selected version: £99.99
About this book Contents Customer reviews Related titles

About this book

Computational paleontology is simply a term applied to using computers and its facilities in the field of paleontology. However, we should be exactly precise in describing the term through explaining the main themes of this motivating and attractive scientific field. The uppermost aim of Computational Paleontology is to explain how computation could be competent in fetching fossils to life and the past to present. Computers for paleontologists save time and costs, interpret mysterious events precisely and accurately, visualize the ancient life definitely and undeniably.

Contents

- Foreword
- What is computational paleontology
- Computational Modeling of growth and development of paleozoic echinoids
- Calculating the tempo of morphological evolution: rates of discrete character change in a phylogenetic context
- Paleoinfomatics - past, presend and future perspectives
- The evolution of modern human and Neanderthal cranial form
- Shape function and phylogeny:the comparative methods in evolutionary paleobiology
- Paleoecology and current entomological work:Computational issues and links
- Morphometric analysis of polymorphism in species of the Lower Cretaceous ammonite genus Knemiceras: an unusual palaeontological problem elucidated by an unusual methodology
- Issues involved with the use of incomplete specimens and missing data in morphometric analysis of fossils
- Development and applications of the computed tomography in the study of the human fossil crania
- Digitizing methods for paleontology
- Digital skeletons - Computer aided Design
- Future insights in computational paleontology- with special spotlight on visual palentology

Customer Reviews

By: Ashraf MT Elewa(Editor)
229 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Current promotions
Best of Winter 2018Handbook of the Bees of the British Isles (2-Volume Set)Order your free copy of our 2018 equipment catalogueBritish Wildlife