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Investigating Fossils

by Wilson J. Wall

INVESTIGATING FOSSILS

INVESTIGATING FOSSILS

A HISTORY OF PALAEONTOLOGY

Investigating Fossils – A History of Palaeontology is a concise and accessible look at changing attitudes to palaeontology in general, and...


Locked in Time

by Dean R. Lomax & Robert Nicholls

Fossils allow us to picture the forms of life that inhabited the earth eons ago. But we long to know more: how did these animals actually behave? We are fascinated by the daily lives of our fellow creatures—how...


Jurassic West, Second Edition

by John Foster & Dale A. Russell

The famous bone beds of the Morrison Formation, formed one hundred and fifty million years ago and running from Wyoming down through the red rock region of the American Southwest, have yielded one of the most...


Ancient Bones

by Rüdiger Braun, Madelaine Böhme, Florian Breier & Jane Billinghurst et al.

“Part Sherlock Holmes, part Indiana Jones, Ancient Bones is an entertaining and provocative retelling of the human evolutionary story.”—Jeremy DeSilva, author of First Steps: How Upright Walking Made...


Tracking the Golden Isles

by Anthony J. Martin, Michael Flores, Ruth Schowalter & R. Kelley Vance et al.

With this collection of essays, Anthony J. Martin invites us to investigate animal and human traces on the Georgia coast and the remarkable stories these traces, both modern and fossil, tell us. Readers will...


The Story of the Dinosaurs in 25 Discoveries

by Donald R. Prothero

Today, any kid can rattle off the names of dozens of dinosaurs. But it took centuries of scientific effort—and a lot of luck—to discover and establish the diversity of dinosaur species we now know. How did...


Ediacaran Microfossils from the Doushantuo Formation Chert Nodules in the Yangtze Gorges Area, South China, and New Biozones

by Pengju Liu & Malgorzata Moczydlowska

Fossils and Strata is an international series of monographs and memoirs in palaeontology and biostratigraphy, owned by, and published on behalf of, The Lethaia Foundation in cooperation between the Scandinavian...


Papers from the 6th International Conference on Trilobites and their Relatives

by Alan W. Owen & David L. Bruton

A volume from a monograph series featuring seven papers on trilobites with brief summaries

This research volume is entitled Papers from the 6th International Conference on Trilobites and their Relatives. It's...


Rhythms of Insect Evolution

by Dong Ren, Chungkun Shih, Taiping Gao & Yongjie Wang et al.

Documents morphology, taxonomy, phylogeny, evolutionary changes, and interactions of 23 orders of insects from the Middle Jurassic and Early Cretaceous faunas in Northern China

This book showcases 23 different...


Summary & Study Guide - The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs:

by Lee Tang

If you thought you knew all about dinosaurs, you will learn much more in this book.

This book is a summary of “The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World,” by Steve Brusatte.

Dinosaurs,...


Noah's Ravens

by James O. Farlow

How can the tracks of dinosaurs best be interpreted and used to reconstruct them? In many Mesozoic sedimentary rock formations, fossilized footprints of bipedal, three-toed (tridactyl) dinosaurs are preserved...


Carboniferous Giants and Mass Extinction

by George McGhee

Picture a world of dog-sized scorpions and millipedes as long as a car; tropical rainforests with trees towering over 150 feet into the sky and a giant polar continent five times larger than Antarctica. That...


Evolution and Geological Significance of Larger Benthic Foraminifera

by Marcelle K. BouDagher-Fadel

Evolution and Geological Significance of Larger Benthic Foraminifera is a unique, comprehensive reference work on the larger benthic foraminifera. This second edition is substantially revised, including extensive...


Ordovician rhynchonelliformean brachiopods from Co. Waterford, SE Ireland

by Maria Liljeroth, David A. T. Harper, Hilary Carlisle & Arne T. Nielsen

A detailed look at the rhynchonelliformean brachiopods of Ireland This publication, Ordovician rhynchonelliformean brachiopods from Co. Waterford, SE Ireland: Palaeobiogeography of the Leinster Terrane, is Number...


Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction

by David Norman

Dinosaurs are fascinating creatures and their popularity seems never ending, fuelled by films such as Jurassic Park and documentaries such as Walking with Dinosaurs. Yet dinosaurs (or more precisely non-avian...


Oceans of Kansas, Second Edition

by Michael J. Everhart

Revised, updated, and expanded with the latest interpretations and fossil discoveries, the second edition of Oceans of Kansas adds new twists to the fascinating story of the vast inland sea that engulfed central...


Patrons of Paleontology

by Jane P. Davidson

In the 19th and early 20th centuries, North American and European governments generously funded the discoveries of such famous paleontologists and geologists as Henry de la Beche, William Buckland, Richard Owen,...


Graptolite Paleobiology

by Jörg Maletz

The graptolites constitute one of the geologically most useful taxonomic groups of fossils for dating rock successions, understanding paleobiogeography and reconstructing plate tectonic configurations in the...


Turtles as Hopeful Monsters

by Olivier Rieppel

Where do turtles hail from? Why and how did they acquire shells? These questions have spurred heated debate and intense research for more than two hundred years. Brilliantly weaving evidence from the latest...


The Cambrian Fossils of Chengjiang, China

by Hou Xian-Guang, David J. Siveter, Derek J. Siveter & Richard J. Aldridge et al.

The celebrated lower Cambrian Chengjiang biota of Yunnan Province, China, represents one of the most significant ever paleontological discoveries. Deposits of ancient mudstone, about 520 million years old, have...