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Palaeobiology II : to the memory of J.J. Seposki

Author: Derek E G Briggs; J John Sepkoski
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in pbk

Palaeobiology: A Synthesis was widely acclaimed both for its content and production quality. Ten years on, Derek Briggs and Peter Crowther have once again brought together over 150 leading  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Derek E G Briggs; J John Sepkoski
ISBN: 0632051493 9780632051496
OCLC Number: 314118610
Notes: Festschrift J. John Sepkoski.
Description: XV, 583 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Part I: Major Events in the History of Life:. 1. Early Life. 2. The Cambrian Radiation. 3. Palaeozoic Events. 4. Mesozoic Events. 5. Cenozoic Events. Part II: The Evolutionary Process and the Fossil Record:. 6. Species Evolution. 7. Evolution of Form. 8. Macroevolution. 9. Patterns of Diversity. Part III: Taphonomy:. 10. Fossilized Materials. 11. Fossilization Processes. 12. Preservation in Different Ecological Settings. 13. Lagerstatten. Part IV: Palaeoecology:. 14. Fossils as Living Organisms. 15. Ancient Communities. 16. Fossils as Environmental Indicators. Part V: Systematics, Phylogeny and Stratigraphy:. 17. Morphology and Taxonomy. 18. Calibrating Diversity. 19. Reconstructing Phylogeny. 20. Fossils in Stratigraphy.
Responsibility: ed. by Derek E.G. Briggs ...


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