Ichnology : organism-substrate interactions in space and time /

"Ichnology is the study of traces created in the substrate by living organisms. This is the first book to systematically cover basic concepts and applications in both paleobiology and sedimentology, bridging the gap between the two main facets of the field. It emphasizes the importance of under...

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Main Author: Buatois, Luis A.
Other Authors: Mángano, M. Gabriela.
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Conceptual tools and methods. 1. The basics of ichnology ; 2. Taxonomy of trace fossils ; 3. Paleobiology of trace fossils ; 4. The ichnofacies model ; 5. The ichnofabric approach
  • pt. 2. Spatial trends. 6. Trace fossils and paleoecology ; 7. Ichnology of shallow-marine clastic environments ; 8. Ichnology of marginal-marine environments ; 9. Ichnology of deep-marine clastic environments ; 10. Ichnology of continental environments ; 11. Ichnology of carbonate environments, rocky shorelines and volcanic terrains
  • pt. 3. A matter of time. 12. Trace fossils in sequence stratigraphy ; 13. Trace fossils in biostratigraphy ; 14. Trace fossils in evolutionary paleoecology ; 15. Ichnology in paleoanthropology and archeology.