M. Brasier Microfossils

ISBN 13: 9780045620012


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9780045620012: Microfossils

PaleoBase represents a unique combination of up-to-date systematic information on an extensive collection of fossil genera, state-of-the-art color digital photographs of representative specimens from The Natural History Museum’s unrivalled paleontological collections, and modern relational database technology.

PaleoBase provides an important new tool for the teaching of life history in a wide variety of advanced secondary, undergraduate, and graduate courses (e.g., paleontology, historical geology, stratigraphy, paleoceanography, paleobiogeography). Instructors will find the database a rich resource for lecture presentations, discussions, and laboratory exercises. Students will find PaleoBase an invaluable addition to traditional textbooks, and a key reference source for basic systematic paleontology.

  • High-quality zoomable digital images
  • Complete systematic, life-habit and paleoecological descriptions by taxonomic specialists from The Natural History Museum, London
  • Chronostratigraphic and paleogeographic distribution
  • Glossary of terms and bibliography
  • Full search either by name, age, chronostratigraphy, or morphology
  • Morphological keys and labelled images

PaleoBase Macrofossils Part 3 contains over 350 records of Cnidaria, Echinoderms (incl. asteroids, blastoids, carpoids, crinoids, cyclocystoids, cystoids, echinoids, edrioasteroids, edrioblastoids, eocrinoids, helicoplacoids, holothurians, and ophiuroids), Sponges, and ‘Problematica’ (incl. early metazoans) fossil groups. These fossil genera are illustrated with over 1,500 color digital images of specimens. This fully relational database includes full genus descriptions, chronostratigraphy, paleoecology, of bibliography of over 500 references to the primary research literature, a glossary of over 600 morphological terms, and an interactive identification key.

For an online demonstration and guided tour of PaleoBase: Macrofossils please visit: www.paleobase.com/

For an information brochure, or for any queries, please e-mail paleobase.support@oxon.blackwellpublishing.com

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Product 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

Book Description:

PaleoBase represents a unique combination of up-to-date information on an extensive collection of fossil genera, state-of-the-art color digital photographs of specimens from the Natural History Museum (London)'s unrivaled collection, and modern relational database technology. These fully searchable CDs provide an important new tool for researchers by representing the ideal fossil collection, one that in practice only the largest natural history museums could hope to assemble.

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Brasier, M.
Published by Springer (1980)
ISBN 10: 0045620016 ISBN 13: 9780045620012
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Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Springer, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110045620016

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