Trace Fossils:Biology and Taphonomy (Special Topics in Palaeontology)

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9780044453031: Trace Fossils:Biology and Taphonomy (Special Topics in Palaeontology)

This study of the sedimentary activity of trace-making animals is intended as a course book for advanced students rather than a general introduction to ichnology. Unlike most books on the subject which start with a geological approach, this book starts with the organisms that create the structures that become trace fossils. The text is arranged in two parts, beginning with an examination of animal-substrate relationships in a broad spectrum of different organisms and behavioural programmes. On the basis of this neoichnological approach, the second part then takes a new look at palaeoichnology and applies biological principles to trace fossils and biogenic textures as found in sedimentary rocks.

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Bromley, Richard
Published by Springer (1990)
ISBN 10: 0044453035 ISBN 13: 9780044453031
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Book Description Springer, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0044453035

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