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  • Stromatolitesby M.R. Walter

    Elsevier Science 1976; US$ 72.95

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  • Glacigenic Sedimentsby K. Brodzikowski; A. J. van Loon

    Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 72.95

    This book aims primarily at providing those involved in fundamental or applied research in the fields of geology, geomorphology and hydrology with a systematic overview of glacigenic sediments. A generally applicable terminology is proposed which should facilitate communication between scientists from several fields. Also it should form a bridge between... more...

  • Archaean Geochemistryby B.F. Windley

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 175.00

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  • Terminal Eocene Eventsby C. Pomerol; I. Premoli-Silva

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 195.00

    The papers in this volume provide an exhaustive inventory and description of the most complete sedimentary sequences across the Eocene-Oligocene Boundary (EOB) from all over the world, and present a synthesis of the biotic and chemico-physical events detected at the Eocene-Oligocene transition. The content of the book represents the results achieved... more...

  • Introduction to Paleobiology and the Fossil Recordby Michael Benton; David A. T. Harper

    Wiley 2013; US$ 102.95 US$ 89.22

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of the science of the history of life. Paleobiologists bring many analytical tools to bear in interpreting the fossil record and the book introduces the latest techniques, from multivariate investigations of biogeography and biostratigraphy to engineering analysis of dinosaur skulls, and from homeobox genes... more...

  • Darwin's Lost Worldby Martin Brasier

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    Darwin puzzled over why ancient Precambrian rocks seemed barren of life. Brasier describes the quest to shed light on Darwin's Lost World, the discovery of its strange creatures, and what drove the sudden flurry of evolution called the Cambrian Explosion, amid tales told with relish of expeditions to the remotest corners of the world. more...

  • Fossils at a Glanceby Clare Milsom; Sue Rigby

    Wiley 2009; US$ 42.50 US$ 36.83

    Life on Earth has been evolving and interacting with the surface and atmosphere for almost four billion years. Fossils provide a powerful tool in the study of the Earth and its history. They also provide important data for evolutionary studies and contribute to our understanding of the extinction of organisms and the origins of modern biodiversity.... more...

  • Introduction to the Study of Dinosaursby Anthony J. Martin

    Wiley 2009; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.99

    This highly accessible introduction to dinosaurs places scientific method at the crux of the studies, teaching students about scientific research and principles as they learn about dinosaurs. Now in its second edition, the text includes updates on recent finds, increased coverage of evolution and physiology, and an expanded and improved illustration... more...

  • Fossils: A Very Short Introductionby Keith Thomson

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    How did Darwin use fossils to support his theory of evolution? What are 'living fossils'? What fossils will today's generation leave behind? Building on the scientific aspects, Keith Thomson places fossils in a very human context, highlighting their impact on philosophy, mythology, our concept of time, and popular culture. In this delightful book,... more...

  • Morphogenesis and Evolutionby Keith Stewart Thomson

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69

    Today developmental and evolutionary biologists are focussing renewed attention on the developmental process--those genetic and cellular factors that influence variation in individual body shape or metabolism--in an attempt to better understand how evolutionary trends and patterns within individuals might be limited and controlled. In this important... more...