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Evolution of Fossil Ecosystems

£19.99

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Major advances in our understanding of the history of life on Earth have resulted from the study of exceptionally well-preserved fossil sites (Lagerstatten). The book presents a general introduction to fossil Lagerstatten, with succinct summaries of 14 of the better-known sites, beautifully illustrated throughout by over 250 colour photographs and diagrams. It describes each site's evolutionary position and significance; its background sedimentology, stratigraphy and palaoenvironment; a description of the biota and palaeoecology, and a comparison with other similar Lagerstatten. There are appendices of further reading, relevant museums and suggestions for visiting the sites. The book is of value to a wide range of students and professionals in palaeontology and related sciences, and to amateur enthusiasts.

This hard cover book is in very good condition

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Author(s):
Selden Paul and Nudds John
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1840760400
ISBN-13:
9781840760408
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Manson

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Major advances in our understanding of the history of life on Earth have resulted from the study of exceptionally well-preserved fossil sites (Lagerstatten). The book presents a general introduction to fossil Lagerstatten, with succinct summaries of 14 of the better-known sites, beautifully illustrated throughout by over 250 colour photographs and diagrams. It describes each site's evolutionary position and significance; its background sedimentology, stratigraphy and palaoenvironment; a description of the biota and palaeoecology, and a comparison with other similar Lagerstatten. There are appendices of further reading, relevant museums and suggestions for visiting the sites. The book is of value to a wide range of students and professionals in palaeontology and related sciences, and to amateur enthusiasts.

This hard cover book is in very good condition

Author(s):
Selden Paul and Nudds John
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1840760400
ISBN-13:
9781840760408
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Manson

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