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  • The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaursby Gregory S. Paul

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    The best-selling Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs remains the must-have book for anyone who loves dinosaurs, from amateur enthusiasts to professional paleontologists. Now extensively revised and expanded, this dazzlingly illustrated large-format edition features some 100 new dinosaur species and 200 new and updated illustrations, bringing readers... more...

  • Species and Speciation in the Fossil Recordby Warren D. Allmon; Margaret M. Yacobucci

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 65.00

    Although the species is one of the fundamental units of biological classification, there is remarkably little consensus among biologists about what defines a species, even within distinct sub-disciplines. The literature of paleobiology, in particular, is littered with qualifiers and cautions about applying the term to the fossil record or equating... more...

  • Hydrocarbon Prospectivity in the Eastern Coastal Swamp Depo-belt of the Niger Delta Basinby Chidozie Izuchukwu Princeton Dim

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 47.26

    This book broadens readers? understanding of the stratigraphic framework and structural styles for improved hydrocarbon prospectivity in the intermediate and deeper horizons of the eastern Coastal Swamp Depo-belt of Nigeria?s Niger Delta Basin. It equips readers to interpret complex sedimentary units, such as the paralic sequence of the Niger Delta... more...

  • Les Fossilesby Gaston Tissandier; Collectif; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Depuis le jour où l'homme a , pour la première fois, soulevé l'épiderme terrestre pour y creuser des sillons et pour y tracer des chemins ; depuis l'époque où il a su pénétrer dans le sein de l'écorce superficielle, soit pour y dérober l'eau potable, soit pour ravir aux entrailles du sol la pierre à bâtir ou le minerai, il a dû mettre en... more...

  • Horned Armadillos and Rafting Monkeysby Darin A. Croft; Velizar Simeonovski

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 49.99

    South America is home to some of the most distinctive mammals on Earth?giant armadillos, tiny anteaters, the world?s largest rodent, and its smallest deer. But the continent once supported a variety of other equally intriguing mammals that have no close living relatives: armored mammals with tail clubs, saber-toothed marsupials, and even a swimming... more...

  • Dinosaur Tracksby Peter L. Falkingham; Daniel Marty; Annette Richter

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 89.99

    The latest advances in dinosaur ichnology are showcased in this comprehensive and timely volume, in which leading researchers and research groups cover the most essential topics in the study of dinosaur tracks. Some assess and demonstrate state-of-the-art approaches and techniques, such as experimental ichnology, photogrammetry, biplanar X-rays, and... more...

  • Testing Modern Biostratigraphical Methodsby Carina Klein

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 62.65

    Carina Klein examines the quality of the existing modern ammonoid zonation based on three methods, being Unitary Associations (UA), Constrained Optimization (CONOP) as well as Ranking and Scaling (RASC). The author sets out which of these three methods is best suitable to refine these zones. The results obtained are compared to each other with regard... more...

  • Azokh Cave and the Transcaucasian Corridorby Yolanda Fernandez Jalvo; Tania King; Levon Yepiskoposyan; Peter Andrews

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.62

    This edited volume describes the geology, stratigraphy, anthropology, archaeology, dating, taphonomy, paleobotany, paleontology and paleoecology of Azokh caves (also known as Azykh or Azikh). The chapters review exhaustively the key recent research on this limestone karstic site, which is located near the village of the same name in the region of Nagorno... more...

  • Atlas of Taphonomic Identificationsby Yolanda Fernandez Jalvo; Peter Andrews

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 95.62

    The aim of the atlas is to provide images of taphonomic modifications, making it as comprehensive as possible with evidence presently available. This volume is intended both as a field guide for identifying taphonomic modifications in the field, and for use in the laboratory when collections of fossils are being analyzed. Images in the book are a... more...

  • Footprints in Stoneby Ronald J. Buta; David C. Kopaska-Merkel; Dana J. Ehret

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    The Steven C. Minkin (Union Chapel) Paleozoic Footprint Site ranks among the most important fossil sites in the world today, and Footprints in Stone recounts the accidental revelation of its existence and detailed findings about its fossil record.   Currently 2,500 miles from the equator and more than 250 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico,... more...