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  • Fossils of the Carpathian Regionby István Fzy; István Szente; Gareth Dyke

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 89.99

    István Fozy and István Szente provide a comprehensive review of the fossil record of the Carpathian Basin. Fossils of the Carpathian Region describes and illustrates the region?s fossils, recounts their history, and tells the stories of key people involved in paleontological research in the area. In addition to covering all the important fossils of... more...

  • The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Eventby Barry D. Webby; Florentin Paris; Mary L. Droser; Ian G. Percival

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 129.99

    Two of the greatest evolutionary events in the history of life on Earth occurred during Early Paleozoic time. The first was the Cambrian explosion of skeletonized marine animals about 540 million years ago. The second was the "Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event," which is the focus of this book. During the 46-million-year Ordovician Period... more...

  • Hadrosaursby David A. Eberth; David C. Evans

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 94.99

    Hadrosaurs?also known as duck-billed dinosaurs?are abundant in the fossil record. With their unique complex jaws and teeth perfectly suited to shred and chew plants, they flourished on Earth in remarkable diversity during the Late Cretaceous. So ubiquitous are their remains that we have learned more about dinosaurian paleobiology and paleoecology... more...

  • History of Lifeby Richard Cowen

    Wiley 2013; US$ 106.95

    This text is designed for students and anyone else with an interest in the history of life on our planet. The author describes the biological evolution of Earth’s organisms, and reconstructs their adaptations to the life they led, and the ecology and environment in which they functioned. On the grand scale, Earth is a constantly changing planet,... more...

  • Ichnologyby Luis A. Buatois; M. Gabriela Mángano

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 76.00

    A comprehensive study of the concepts and application of trace fossils through geologic time for paleontologists, sedimentologists and petroleum geoscientists. more...

  • Lebensspuren im Gesteinby Peter Rothe; Volker Storch; Claudia von See

    Wiley 2013; US$ 21.95

    ?Lebensspuren im Stein? bietet spannende Einblicke in längst vergangene Lebenswelten Mitteleuropas. Jedes Hauptkapitel ist einer Periode der Erdgeschichte zugeordnet und gibt neben einem Überblick über die Geologie einen fundierten Einblick in die jeweiligen Lebensformen und ihre Überreste, die bis heute unsere Landschaft formen,... more...

  • Lebensspuren im Gesteinby Peter Rothe; Volker Storch; Claudia von See

    Wiley 2013; US$ 21.95

    ?Lebensspuren im Stein? bietet spannende Einblicke in längst vergangene Lebenswelten Mitteleuropas. Jedes Hauptkapitel ist einer Periode der Erdgeschichte zugeordnet und gibt neben einem Überblick über die Geologie einen fundierten Einblick in die jeweiligen Lebensformen und ihre Überreste, die bis heute unsere Landschaft formen,... more...

  • Paläontologie für Neugierigeby Patrick Wyse Jackson; Sven Nielsen

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 34.59

    Fast jeder hält vor Ehrfurcht oder Verwunderung den Atem an, wenn er im Naturkundemuseum zum ersten Mal vor dem fossilen Skelett eines Dinosauriers steht. Doch was sind Fossilien und wie entstehen sie? Welche wichtigen Informationen liefern sie den Paläontologen über das vergangene Leben auf der Erde und wozu werden sie benutzt? Reich bebildert und... more...

  • Paläontologisches Wörterbuchby Ulrich Lehmann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; Not Available

    Dieser unveränderte Nachdruck der 4. Auflage von 1996 macht das nachgefragte Wörterbuch wieder verfügbar. Fachausdrücke sind notwendig, oft unentbehrlich zur Verständigung. Aber sie dürfen den Zugang zum Eigentlichen einer Wissenschaft nicht blockieren. Solches zu verhindern, ist von der 1. Auflage an der Zweck dieses Buches. Es ist für alle an Paläontologie... more...

  • Rhinoceros Giantsby Donald R. Prothero; Carl Buell

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    Written for everyone fascinated by the huge beasts that once roamed the earth, this book introduces the giant hornless rhinoceros, Indricotherium. These massive animals inhabited Asia and Eurasia for more than 14 million years, about 37 to 23 million years ago. They had skulls 6 feet long, stood 22 feet high at the shoulder, and were twice as heavy... more...