Topics in Geobiology

Quantifying the Evolution of Early Life

Numerical Approaches to the Evaluation of Fossils and Ancient Ecosystems

Editors: Laflamme, Marc, Schiffbauer, James D., Dornbos, Stephen Q. (Eds.)

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  • Covers the evaluation of fossils during the Cambrian radiation
  • Expands the breadth of understanding of numerical approaches and novel technologies to both young and seasoned paleontologists
  • Outlines strengths and limitations of specific numerical or technological approaches and applies the chosen method to a real fossil dataset or sample type
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This volume provides a detailed description of a wide range of numerical, statistical or modeling techniques and novel instrumentation separated into individual chapters written by paleontologists with expertise in the given methodology. Each chapter outlines the strengths and limitations of specific numerical or technological approaches, and ultimately applies the chosen method to a real fossil dataset or sample type. A unifying theme throughout the book is the evaluation of fossils during the prologue and epilogue of one of the most exciting events in Earth History: the Cambrian radiation.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook 149,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-007-0680-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 207,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
Softcover 194,38 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Quantifying the Evolution of Early Life
Book Subtitle
Numerical Approaches to the Evaluation of Fossils and Ancient Ecosystems
Editors
  • Marc Laflamme
  • James D. Schiffbauer
  • Stephen Q. Dornbos
Series Title
Topics in Geobiology
Series Volume
36
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-0680-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-0680-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-0679-8
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-3547-7
Series ISSN
0275-0120
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 464
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