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- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 13.95
The date is January 11, 1911 . A young German paleontologist, accompanied only by a guide, a cook, four camels, and a couple of camel drivers, reaches the lip of the vast Bahariya Depression after a long trek across the bleak plateau of the western desert of Egypt. The scientist, Ernst Freiherr Stromer von Reichenbach, hopes to find fossil evidence... more...
Late Ordovician Articulate Brachiopods from the Red River and Stony Mountain Formations, Southern ManitobaNRC Research Press 2001; US$ 42.95
The Late Ordovician Epoch was marked by one of the two greatest global sea-level rises and inundations of the North American paleocontinent during the Phanerozoic (last 544 million years), accompanied by rapid diversification of invertebrate faunas in shallow, epicontinental seas. more...
Silurian (Late Llandovery-Ludlow) Atrypid Brachiopods from Gotland, Sweden, and the Welsh Borderlands, Great BritianNRC Research Press 2004; US$ 64.95
The morphology, evolution, and paleoecology of the highly successful Silurian atrypide spire-bearers is described in detail, including the documentation of several new species. Numerous detailed illustrations and plates accompany the text. more...
- NRC Research Press 2005; US$ 49.95
Rugose corals of the Family Phillipsastreidae are abundant, diverse, and geographically widespread in the Frasnian (lower Upper Devonian) of western Canada. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 119.00
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... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 12.95
The author's "overkill" hypothesis is presented in this study that explains the mysterious megafauna extinctions in North and South America around the time humans arrived at the end of the last great ice age. more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 73.95
Sauropod dinosaurs were the largest animals ever to walk the earth, and they represent a substantial portion of vertebrate biomass and biodiversity during the Mesozoic Era. The story of sauropod evolution is told in an extensive fossil record of skeletons and footprints that span the globe and 150 million years of earth history. This generously illustrated... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 205.00
The Late Devonian and Permian-Triassic intervals are among the most dynamic episodes of Earth history, marked by large secular changes in continental ecosystems, dramatic fluctuations in ocean oxygenation, major phases of biotic turnover, volcanism, bolide impact events, and rapid fluctuations in stable isotope systems and sea level. This volume highlights... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 185.00
This book reviews advances in understanding of the past ca. two million years of Earth history - the Quaternary Period - in the United States. It begins with sections on ice and water - as glaciers, permafrost, oceans, rivers, lakes, and aquifers. Six chapters are devoted to the high-latitude Pleistocene ice sheets, to mountain glaciations of the... more...