Microfossils

Microfossils

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304 pages

Description

This is a new and completely rewritten edition of the well-known text Microfossils (first published in 1980) covering all the major microfossil groups, with information on taxonomy, phylogeny, ecology and palaeoecology.
  • particular attention is given to the uses of microfossils in environmental reconstruction and biostratigraphy
  • numerous line and half-tone illustrations
  • emphasis on practical applications of micropalaeontology
  • only student-friendly micropaleontology text available

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Ajouté le 21 mai 2013
Nombre de lectures 1
EAN13 9781118685457
Licence : Tous droits réservés
Langue English
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Contents
Preface
Part1Applied micropalaeontology
Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5
Introduction Micropalaeontology, evolution and biodiversity Microfossils in stratigraphy Microfossils, stable isotopes and ocean-atmosphere history Microfossils as thermal metamorphic indicators
Part2The rise of the biosphere
Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8
The origin of life and the early biosphere Emergence of eukaryotes to the Cambrian explosion Bacterial ecosystems and microbial sediments
Part3Organicwalled microfossils
Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13
Acritarchs and prasinophytes Dinoflagellates and ebridians Chitinozoa Scolecodonts Spores and pollen
Part4Inorganicwalled microfossils
Chapter 14 Chapter 15 Chapter 16 Chapter 17 Chapter 18
Calcareous nannoplankton: coccolithophores and discoasters Foraminifera Radiozoa (Acantharia, Phaeodaria and Radiolaria) and Heliozoa Diatoms Silicoflagellates and chrysophytes
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Contents
Chapter 19 Chapter 20 Chapter 21
Ciliophora: tintinnids and calpionellids Ostracods Conodonts
Appendix – Extraction methods Systematic Index General Index
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273 280 287