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Fossils in the making : vertebrate taphonomy and paleoecology

Author: Anna K Behrensmeyer; Andrew P Hill; Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1980.
Series: Prehistoric archeology and ecology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anna K Behrensmeyer; Andrew P Hill; Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.
ISBN: 0226041697 9780226041698 0226041689 9780226041681
OCLC Number: 5310044
Notes: Papers presented at a symposium in July 1976 at Burg-Wartenstein, Austria, sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.
Performer(s): ISBN 0-226-034168-9 Pbk : £4.20.
Description: xii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Taphonomy : its history and role in community evolution / Everett C. Olson --
Paleogeomorphology and continental taphonomy / Walter William Bishop --
Linking the ecology of past and present mammal communities / David Western --
The role of modern ecological studies in the reconstruction of paleoenvironments in sub-Saharan Africa / Malcolm Coe --
The recent bones of Amboseli National Park, Kenya, in relation to East African paleoecology / Anna K. Behrensmeyer and Dorothy E. Dechant Boaz --
Ethnoarcheological contributions to the taphonomy of human sites / Diane P. Gifford --
Some criteria for the recognition of bone-collecting agencies in African caves / C.K. Brain --
Early postmortem damage to the remains of some contemporary East African mammals / Andrew P. Hill --
Fluvial taphonomic processes : models and experiments / C. Bruce Hanson --
Functional anatomy and taphonomy / Alan C. Walker --
Trace elements in bones as paleobiological indicators / Ronald B. Parker and Heinrich Toots --
Organic geochemistry of bone and its relation to the survival of bone in the natural environment / P.E. Hare --
The interpretation of mammalian faunas from Stone-Age archeological sites, with special reference to sites in the southern Cape Province, South Africa / Richard G. Klein --
The significance of bovid remains as indicators of environment and predation patterns / Elisabeth S. Vrba --
Community evolution in East Africa during the late Cenozoic / Judith A.H. Van Couvering.
Series Title: Prehistoric archeology and ecology.
Responsibility: edited by Anna K. Behrensmeyer and Andrew P. Hill.

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