This book takes readers on a fascinating journey to discover the story of land and ancient life evolution in Oman since at least 800 million years ago. Oman is well known for its marvelous geology. What tectonics affected this part of the world and what organisms lived there? How did the climate and life develop? Did life forms become more complex and varied or become extinct and disappear forever? Evolution of Land and Life in Oman thoroughly reconstructs this land and ancient life evolution and offers readers an understanding on how land, climate and life have proceeded and developed in Oman through the millions of years.
Chapter 1: Introduction: Planet Earth
Chapter 2: Oman during Precambrian (before 541 million year ago)
Chapter 3: Oman during Palaeozoic (before 252 million year ago)
Chapter 4: Oman during Mesozoic (before 66 million year ago)
Chapter 5: Oman during Cenozoic (until today)
Chapter 6: Humans
Chapter 7: Conclusions
Dr Mohammed Hilal Al Kindy is a structural geologist from Oman. He received his BSc from the University of Aberdeen, 2003 and his PhD from the University of Leeds, 2006. Since 2015 Dr. Al Kindy is the CEO of Geo Consultancy Centre in Muscat, Oman. The Geo Consultancy Centre is founded with the aim of providing a high quality services on geophysical, geological and geotechnical services. This is motivated and supported with international level experts using the latest technology.