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The rise and fall of the Ediacaran biota

Author: Patricia Vickers-Rich; Patricia Komarower
Publisher: London : Geological Society, 2007.
Series: Geological Society special publication, no. 286.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Vickers-Rich; Patricia Komarower
ISBN: 1862392331 9781862392335
OCLC Number: 156823511
Description: viii, 456 p., [2] plates : ill., maps (some col.) (some fold.), graphs, tables ; 25 cm.
Contents: General geology. Insights in the Neoproterozoic-Early Cambrian transition of NW Argentina : facies, environments and fossils in the proto-margin of western Gondwana / Acenolaza, G. & Acenolaza, F. ; Climates and climate zonality of the Vendian : geological evidence / Chumakov, N.M. ; Non-destructive method to detect the cycle of lamination in sedimentary rocks : rhythmite sequence in Neoproterozoic Cap carbonates / Katsuta, N. ... [et al.] ; Ediacaran rocks from the Cadomian basement of the Saxo-Thuringian Zone (NE Bohemian Massif, Germany) : age constraints, geotectonic setting and basin development / Linnemann, U. ; Siliciclastic prelude to Elatina-Nuccaleena deglaciation : lithostratigraphy and rock magnetism of the base of the Ediacaran system / Raub, T.D., Evans, D.A.D. & Smirnov, A.V. ; The rise and decline of the Ediacaran biota : palaeobiological and stable isotopic evidence from the NW and NE Lesser Himalaya, India / Tewari, V.C. ; Calcite-dolomite cycles in the Neoproterozoic Cap carbonates, Otavi Group, Namibia / Tojo, B. ... [et al.] --
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Correlation and naming. Correlating the Ediacaran of Australia / Grey, K. & Calver, C.R. ; 'Ediacaran' as a name for the newly designated terminal Proterozoic period / Jenkins, R.J. F. --
Micropalaeontology. First Early Cambrian radiolaria / Braun, A. ... [et al.] ; Ciliated protozoans from the Precambrian Doushantuo Formation, Wengan, South China / Li, C.-W. --
Ediacarans. New data on Kimberalla, the Vendian mollusc-like organism (White Sea region, Russia) : palaeocological and evolutionary implications / Fedonkin, M.A., Simonetta, A. & Ivantsov, A.Y. ; Comment : future research directions for further analysis of Kimberella / Trusler, P., Stilwell, J. & Vickers-Rich, P. ; Ventogyrus, a possible siphonophore-like trilobozoan coelenterate from the Vendian Sequence (late Neoproterozoic), northern Russia / Fedonkin, M.A. & Ivantsov, A.Y. ; The provenance and palaeobiology of a new multi-vaned, chambered frondose organism from the Ediacaran (later Neoproterozoic) of South Australia / Jenkins, R.J.F. & Nedin, C. ; A brief review of the fossil roecord of the Ediacaran-Cambrian transition in the area of Montes de Toledo-Guadalupe, Spain / Jensen, S., Palacios, T. & Marti Mus, M.; Morphology and taphonomy of an Ediacaran frond : Charnia from the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland / LaFlamme, M. ... [et al.] ; Comparative taphonomy of Vendian genera Beltanelloides and Nemiana : taxonomy and lifestyle ; Upper Vendian assemblages of carbonaceous micro- and macrofossils in the White Sea Region : systematic and biostratigraphic aspects / Leonov, M.V. & Ragozina, A.L. ; Ediacaria booleyi : weeded from the Garden of Ediacara? / MacGabhann, B.A., Murray, J. & Nicholas, C. ; Discoidal fossils of the Ediacaran biota : a review of current understanding / MacGabhann, B.A. ; Biota in the terminal Proterozoic successions on the Indian subcontinent : a review / Maithy, P.K. & Kumar, G ; Vendian Hiemalora from Arctic Siberia reinterpreted as holdfasts of benthic organisms / Serezhnikova, E.A. --
Body plans. A new reconstruction of Protolyellia (Early Cambrian psammocoral) / Savazzi, E. ; Poriferan paraphyly and its implications for Precambrian palaeobiology / Sperling, E.A., Pisani, D. & Peterson, K.J. ; Seeing ghosts : Neoproterozoic bilaterian body plans / Valentine, J.W. --
Functional morphology. Towards a morphospace for the Ediacaran biota / Antcliffe, J.B. & Brasier, M.D. ; The nature of vendobionts / Seilacher, A. ; Theoretical morphology of quilt structures in Ediacaran fossils --
Precambrian-Cambrian transition. The Verdun Syndrome : simultaneous origin of protective armour and infaunal shelters at the Precambrian-Cambrian transition / Dzik, J. ; The Cambrian 'basement' of gastropod evolution / Parkhaev, P.Y. --
Short papers. Siliceous microfossils and biosiliceous sedimentation in the lowermost Cambrian of China / Braun, A. ... [et al.] ; Fleshing out the Ediacaran period / Gehling, J.G. ; Rugosoopsis : a new group of Upper Riphean animals / Hermann, T.N. & Podkovyrov, V.N. ; Microstratigraphy of the Late Ediacaran to the Ordovician in NW Iran (Takab area) / Jafari, S.M., Shemirani, A. & Hamdi, B. ; [Delta] 13C stratigraphy of the Birmania Basin, Rajasthan, India : implications for the Vendian-Cambrian transition / Maheshwari, A., Sial, A.N. & Mathur, S.C. ; Sprigg, Glaessner and Wade and the discovery and international recognition of the Ediacaran fauna / Turner, S. & Vickers-Rich, P. ; Saline giants, cold cradles and global playground of Neoproterozoic Earth : the origin of the Animalia / Vickers-Rich, P.
Series Title: Geological Society special publication, no. 286.
Responsibility: edited by Patricia Vickers-Rich and Patricia Komarower.

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