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Wyse Jackson, Patrick

Overview
Works: 46 works in 140 publications in 2 languages and 1,940 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QE508, 550
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Most widely held works by Patrick Wyse Jackson
The chronologers' quest : episodes in the search for the age of the earth by Patrick Wyse Jackson( Book )

14 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debate over the age of the Earth has been ongoing for over two thousand years, and has pitted physicists and astronomers against biologists, religious philosophers against geologists. The Chronologers' Quest tells the fascinating story of our attempts to determine the age of the Earth. This book investigates the many novel methods used in the search for the Earth's age, from James Ussher and John Lightfoot examining biblical chronologies, Comte de Buffon and Lord Kelvin determining the length of time for the cooling of the Earth, to the more recent investigations of Arthur Holmes and Clair Patterson into radioactive dating of rocks and meteorites. The Chronologers' Quest is a readable account of the measurement of geological time. It will be of great interest to a wide range of readers, from those with little scientific background, to students and scientists in a wide range of the earth sciences
Introducing palaeontology : a guide to ancient life by Patrick Wyse Jackson( Book )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated with photographs and explanatory diagrams this text provides an introduction to the science of palaeontology. The book is divided into two parts. The first explains what a fossil is; how fossils came to be preserved; how they are classified; and what information they can tell scientists about the rocks in which they are found. The second part introduces the major fossil groups taking a systematic view from algae and plants, through the numerous examples of invertebrate animals, to the vertebrates and finally to man's ancestors
Four centuries of geological travel : the search for knowledge on foot, bicycle, sledge and camel( Book )

14 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the last four centuries geologists have traversed the globe, searching for economically important materials or simply to satisfy their intellectual curiosity. Geologists have often been at the vanguard of scientific exploration. This book focuses on the complexities of geological exploration, from Robert Hooke exploring the Isle of Wight to Grenville Cole trusting his tricycle to carry him across Europe
Studies in Palaeozoic palaeontology and biostratigraphy in honour of Charles Hepworth Holland( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annals of bryozoology : aspects of the history of research on bryozoans by Patrick Wyse Jackson( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bryozoan studies 2001 : proceedings of the Twelfth International Bryozoology Association Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 16-21 July 2001 by International Bryozoology Association( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bryozoan studies 2004 : proceedings of the thirteenth International Bryozoology Association Conference, Concepción Chile, 11-16 January 2004 by Hugo I Moyano G.( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of papers presented at the 13th International Conference of the International Bryozoology Association held in Concepcion Chile in January 2004 and hosted by the Universidad de Concepcion and Universidad Catolica de la Santisima Concepcion. The topics presented in this volume reflect the diversity of studies on bryozoa with authors from 18 countries. They include investigations in seven thematic areas: ecology and life strategies; recent and fossil faunas of Australia and New Zealand; past and present bryozoans from both Antarctic and Arctic seas; geology and palaeontology of bryozoans from Eurasia and North America; fresh water bryozoans around the world; fossil bryozoans of the Mediterranean and Tethyan realms and evolution and diversity of recent species. This volume represents the newest advances made in bryozoological studies during the last three years, and makes a significant contribution to the literature
In marble halls : geology in Trinity College Dublin( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The building stones of Dublin : a walking guide by Patrick Wyse Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and engineering in Ireland in 1798 : a time of revolution( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Field guide to the geology of some localities in County Dublin( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annals of bryozoology 2 : aspects of the history of research on bryozoans( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reverend George Graydon (c. 1753-1803) : cleric and geological traveller by Patrick Wyse Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of St Columba's College, 1843-1993 by Patrick Wyse Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geology of Ireland : county by county by Patrick Wyse Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The geology of Kerry by Patrick Wyse Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annals of bryozoology 4 : aspects of the history of research on bryozoans( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introducing Palaeontology for tablet devices : a Guide to Ancient Life by Patrick Wyse Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise and accessible introduction to the science of palaeontology; the book is in two parts. The first explains what a fossil is and how fossils came to be preserved. The second part covers the major fossil groups from algae and plants, through the invertebrate animals, to the vertebrates and to man's ancestors
Rathgar Methodist Church (1874-2014) : reflections on 140 years of service, worship & mission( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Irish Geological Association (1959-2012) : a chronostratigraphic history by Patrick Wyse Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The chronologers' quest : episodes in the search for the age of the earth
Alternative Names
Jackson, P. N. Wyse

Jackson Patrick N. Wyse

Jackson, Patrick W.

Jackson, Patrick Wyse

Wyse Jackson, Patrick

Wyse Jackson, Patrick N.

Languages
English (97)

German (10)

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Introducing palaeontology : a guide to ancient lifeFour centuries of geological travel : the search for knowledge on foot, bicycle, sledge and camelStudies in Palaeozoic palaeontology and biostratigraphy in honour of Charles Hepworth HollandBryozoan studies 2001 : proceedings of the Twelfth International Bryozoology Association Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 16-21 July 2001Bryozoan studies 2004 : proceedings of the thirteenth International Bryozoology Association Conference, Concepción Chile, 11-16 January 2004