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The Resource Recent vertebrate carcasses and their paleobiological implications, Johannes Weigelt ; translated by Judith Schaefer ; foreword by Anna K. Behrensmeyer and Catherine Badgley

Recent vertebrate carcasses and their paleobiological implications, Johannes Weigelt ; translated by Judith Schaefer ; foreword by Anna K. Behrensmeyer and Catherine Badgley

Label
Recent vertebrate carcasses and their paleobiological implications
Title
Recent vertebrate carcasses and their paleobiological implications
Statement of responsibility
Johannes Weigelt ; translated by Judith Schaefer ; foreword by Anna K. Behrensmeyer and Catherine Badgley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
The first English translation of Johannes Weigelt's 1927 classic makes available the seminal work in taphonomy, the study of how organisms die, decay, become entombed in sediments, and fossilize over time. Weigelt emphasized the importance of empirical work and made extensive observations of modern carcasses on the Texas Gulf Coast. He applied the results to evidence from the fossil record and demonstrated that an understanding of the postmortem fate of modern animals is crucial to making sound inferences about fossil vertebrate assemblages and their ecological communities. <BR
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1890-1948
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weigelt, Johannes
Dewey number
566
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QE841
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QE841.W413
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vertebrates, Fossil
  • Paleoecology
  • Vertebrates, Fossil
  • Paleoecology
  • NATURE
  • Paleoecology
  • Vertebrates, Fossil
  • Texas
  • Paleontologia
  • Paleoecologia
  • Vertébrés
  • Paléoécologie
  • Vertébrés
  • Paléoécologie
Label
Recent vertebrate carcasses and their paleobiological implications, Johannes Weigelt ; translated by Judith Schaefer ; foreword by Anna K. Behrensmeyer and Catherine Badgley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Rezente Wirbeltierleichen und ihre paläobiologische Bedeutung
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Translator's Note; Publisher's Note; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1: Death and Its Aftermath; Chapter 2: Modes of Death; Chapter 3: Laws Governing Positions of Recent And Fossil Vertebrate Carcasses; Chapter 4: The Carcass Assemblage at Smithers Lake and Its Origin; Chapter 5: Carcass Assemblages and Concentrations in the Geologic Past; Conclusion; Figures and Plates following page 168; References; Index
Control code
823859606
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226881683
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)823859606
Label
Recent vertebrate carcasses and their paleobiological implications, Johannes Weigelt ; translated by Judith Schaefer ; foreword by Anna K. Behrensmeyer and Catherine Badgley
Publication
Note
Translation of: Rezente Wirbeltierleichen und ihre paläobiologische Bedeutung
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Translator's Note; Publisher's Note; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1: Death and Its Aftermath; Chapter 2: Modes of Death; Chapter 3: Laws Governing Positions of Recent And Fossil Vertebrate Carcasses; Chapter 4: The Carcass Assemblage at Smithers Lake and Its Origin; Chapter 5: Carcass Assemblages and Concentrations in the Geologic Past; Conclusion; Figures and Plates following page 168; References; Index
Control code
823859606
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226881683
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)823859606

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