Microfossils / Edition 2

Microfossils / Edition 2

by Howard Armstrong, Martin Brasier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0632052791

ISBN-13: 9780632052790

Pub. Date: 02/14/2005

Publisher: Wiley

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

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Overview

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 half-tone illustrations
  • emphasis on practical applications of micropalaeontology
  • only student-friendly micropaleontology text available

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632052790
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/14/2005
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Part 1 Applied micropalaeontology.

Chapter 1 Introduction.

Chapter 2 Micropalaeontology, evolution and biodiversity.

Chapter 3 Microfossils in Stratigraphy.

Chapter 4 Microfossils, stable isotopes and ocean-atmosphere history.

Chapter 5 Microfossils as thermal metamorphic indicators.

Part 2 The rise of the biosphere.

Chapter 6 The origin of life and the Archean biosphere.

Chapter 7 Emergence of eukaryotes to the Cambrian explosion.

Chapter 8 Bacterial ecosystems and microbial sediments.

Part 3 Organic walled microfossils.

Chapter 9 Acritarchs and prasinophytes.

Chapter 10 Dinoflagellates and Ebridians.

Chapter 11 Chitinozoa.

Chapter 12 Scolecodonts.

Chapter 13 Spores and pollen.

Part 4 Inorganic walled microfossils.

Chapter 14 Calcareous nannoplankton: Coccolithophores and Discoasters.

Chapter 15 Formainifera.

Chapter 16 Radiozoa (Acantharia, Phaeodaria and Radiolaria) and Heliozoa.

Chapter 17 Diatoms.

Chapter 18 Silicoflagellates and Chrysophytes.

Chapter 19 Ciliophora: Tintinnids and Calpionellids.

Chapter 20 Ostracods.

Chapter 21 Conodonts.

Systematic Index.

General Index.

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