Life in stone : a natural history of British Columbia's fossils (eBook, 2008) []
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Life in stone : a natural history of British Columbia's fossils

Life in stone : a natural history of British Columbia's fossils

Author: Rolf Ludvigsen
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2008], ©1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Richly illustrated with photographs and drawings, this is the first book to focus on British Columbia's fossils.


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Genre/Form: Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rolf Ludvigsen
OCLC Number: 757046361
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 26 nov. 2008).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1 Introduction: Deep Time in the Cordillera / Rolf Ludvigsen2 Fossils and Museums: Windows into Ancient Worlds / Richard J. Hebda and David A.E. Spalding3 The Origin and Evolution of Canada's Western Mountains / James W.H. Monger4 Lower Cambrian Trilobites: Most Ancient Mariners / Rolf Ludvigsen and Lisa L. Bohach5 The Trilobite Beds of Mount Stephen, Yoho National Park / David M. Rudkin6 The Burgess Shale: A Spectacular Cambrian Bestiary / Desmond H. Collins7 The Microscopic World of Conodonts / Michael J. Orchard8 Mesozoic Radiolarians of Haida Gwaii / Elizabeth S. Carter9 Fishes of the Triassic: Trawling off Pangaea / Andrew G. Neuman10 Ammonoids and Bivalves: Triassic Life at Sea / E. Tim Tozer11 Ammonoids: Itinerants of the Jurassic / Giselle K. Jakobs12 On the Trail of Cretaceous Dinosaurs / Scott D. Sampson and Philip J. Currie13 Ancient Saurians: Cretaceous Reptiles of Vancouver Island / Rolf Ludvigsen14 Mollusks: Exotic Shells from Cretaceous Seas / James W. Haggart15 Plant Life during the Great Cretaceous Transformation / James F. Basinger and Elisabeth McIver16 Paleogene Mammals on Land and at Sea / Lee McKenzie McAnally17 Fishes from Eocene Lakes of the Interior / Mark V.H. Wilson18 Insects near Eocene Lakes of the Interior / Mark V.H. Wilson19 Flowering Plants in and around Eocene Lakes of the Interior / Ruth A. Stockey and Wesley C. Wehr20 Eocene Conifers of the Interior / James F. Basinger, Elisabeth McIver and Wesley C. Wehr21 Quaternary Animals: Vertebrates of the Ice Age / C. Richard Harington22 Late Pleistocene Salmon of Kamloops Lake / Catherine C. Carlson and Kenneth Klein23 Quaternary Plants: Glimpses of Past Climates and Landscapes / Richard J. Hebda24 Epilogue: The Cordillera through the Mists of Time / Christopher R. Barnes
Responsibility: edited by Rolf Ludvigsen.


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For the beginner, this fascinating book will challenge and reward in equal measure. For the professional, it will provide a valuable introduction to the literature and to British Columbia's ancient Read more...

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