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Palaeontology books

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Recently Published

Oceans of Kansas, Second Edition A Natural History of the Western Interior Sea by Michael J. Everhart Oceans of Kansas, Second Edition A Natural History of the Western Interior Sea

Revised, updated, and expanded with the latest interpretations and fossil discoveries, the second edition of Oceans of Kansas adds new twists to the fascinating story of the vast inland sea that engulfed central North America during the Age of Dinosaurs....
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

The Dawn Angiosperms Uncovering the Origin of Flowering Plants by Xin Wang The Dawn Angiosperms Uncovering the Origin of Flowering Plants

This book about fossil plants of prehistoric angiosperms offers the newest research on their origin. It emphasizes the early Cretaceous and Jurassic materials and integrates multiple techniques to study the morphology, anatomy and phylogeny of the fossils.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Patrons of Paleontology How Government Support Shaped a Science by Jane P. Davidson Patrons of Paleontology How Government Support Shaped a Science

In the 19th and early 20th centuries, North American and European governments generously funded the discoveries of such famous paleontologists and geologists as Henry de la Beche, William Buckland, Richard Owen, Thomas Hawkins, Edward Drinker Cope, O. C. Marsh, and...
Format: Book - Released: 21/08/2017

Fossils and Strata Palaeobiogeography of the Leinster Terrane Ordovician rhynchonelliformean brachiopods from Co. Waterford, SE Ireland by Maria Liljeroth, David A. T. Harper, Hilary Carlisle, Arne T. Nielsen Fossils and Strata Palaeobiogeography of the Leinster Terrane Ordovician rhynchonelliformean brachiopods from Co. Waterford, SE Ireland
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Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

Why Dinosaurs Matter by Kenneth Lacovara Why Dinosaurs Matter

Dr Kenneth Lacovara, world-renowned paleontologist and discoverer of the super-massive Dreadnoughtus reveals how understanding dinosaurs can help us better understand our own humanity.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

Terrestrial Conservation Lagerstatten Windows into the Evolution of Life on Land by Nick Fraser Terrestrial Conservation Lagerstatten Windows into the Evolution of Life on Land

A collection of papers reviewing selected conservation Lagerstatten for terrestrial animals and plants throughout the Phanerozoic worldwide. The synthesis details recent progress in documenting the biodiversity of such extraordinary fossil deposits and elucidating the geological conditions for and biogeochemical processes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/05/2017

Fossil Identification Field Guide by Patrick Nurre Fossil Identification Field Guide


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 10/05/2017

Spring Flora 2018 A Photographic Walk Through My Garden at My Favourite Time of the Year, the First Flowers of the Coming Spring Months are Blooming and So Colourful and Fresh, with the Glorious Summe by Susan Harding Spring Flora 2018 A Photographic Walk Through My Garden at My Favourite Time of the Year, the First Flowers of the Coming Spring Months are Blooming and So Colourful and Fresh, with the Glorious Summe

Beautiful springtime floral photography, a short window of time with vibrant colours and fresh new flowers to take us through to the glorious summer. Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits:...
Format: Calendar - Released: 27/04/2017

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Conservation Paleobiology Science and Practice by Gregory P. Dietl Conservation Paleobiology Science and Practice

It's hard to study endangered species. They are rare, some exist in captivity only, and for those still in their native habitats, any experimentation can have an effect on survival. Yet in the fossil record, there are wonderful remains to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Conservation Paleobiology Science and Practice by Gregory P. Dietl Conservation Paleobiology Science and Practice

It's hard to study endangered species. They are rare, some exist in captivity only, and for those still in their native habitats, any experimentation can have an effect on survival. Yet in the fossil record, there are wonderful remains to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Late Triassic World Earth in a Time of Transition by Lawrence H. Tanner The Late Triassic World Earth in a Time of Transition

This volume presents the latest science on all significant geological and paleontological aspects of the Earth during the Late Triassic Period.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/11/2017

Other books in this genre

The Cambrian Fossils of Chengjiang, China The Flowering of Early Animal Life by Xian-Guang Hou, Peiyun Cong, Derek J. Siveter, Richard J. Aldridge The Cambrian Fossils of Chengjiang, China The Flowering of Early Animal Life
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The celebrated lower Cambrian Chengjiang biota of Yunnan Province, China, represents one of the most significant ever paleontological discoveries. Deposits of ancient mudstone, about 520 million years old, have yielded a spectacular variety of exquisitely preserved fossils that record the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/04/2017

Resurrecting the Shark A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil by Susan Ewing Resurrecting the Shark A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil


Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2017

Electron Micrographs of Limestones and Their Nannofossils by Alfred G. Fischer, Susumu Honjo, Robert E. Garrison Electron Micrographs of Limestones and Their Nannofossils
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This monograph contains over fifty high-quality plates of electron micrographs of limestones. It spans the field of limestones in age from Cambrian to Recent, and in type from deep-sea oozes to intertidal rocks. It represents the outcome of four years...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/03/2017

Electron Micrographs of Limestones and Their Nannofossils by Alfred G. Fischer, Susumu Honjo, Robert E. Garrison Electron Micrographs of Limestones and Their Nannofossils
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This monograph contains over fifty high-quality plates of electron micrographs of limestones. It spans the field of limestones in age from Cambrian to Recent, and in type from deep-sea oozes to intertidal rocks. It represents the outcome of four years...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

The Horned Dinosaurs A Natural History by Peter Dodson The Horned Dinosaurs A Natural History

The horned dinosaurs, a group of rhinoceros-like creatures that lived 100 to 65 million years ago, included one of the greatest and most popular dinosaurs studied today: Triceratops. Noted for his flamboyant appearance--marked by a striking array of horns over...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/03/2017

The Horned Dinosaurs A Natural History by Peter Dodson The Horned Dinosaurs A Natural History

The horned dinosaurs, a group of rhinoceros-like creatures that lived 100 to 65 million years ago, included one of the greatest and most popular dinosaurs studied today: Triceratops. Noted for his flamboyant appearance--marked by a striking array of horns over...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

Voyage a Royan, La Tremblade, Marennes, L'Ile D'Oleron, Brouage by Victor Vallein Voyage a Royan, La Tremblade, Marennes, L'Ile D'Oleron, Brouage


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 01/02/2017

Human Paleontology and Prehistory Contributions in Honor of Yoel Rak by Erella Hovers Human Paleontology and Prehistory Contributions in Honor of Yoel Rak

The aim of the book is to present original and though-provoking essays in human paleontology and prehistory, which are at the forefront of human evolutionary research, in honor of Professor Yoel Rak (a leading scholar in paleoanthropology). The volume presents...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2017

A Synopsis of the Classification of the British Palaeozoic Rocks With a Systematic Description of the British Palaeozoic Fossils in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge by Adam Sedgwick, Frederick Mccoy A Synopsis of the Classification of the British Palaeozoic Rocks With a Systematic Description of the British Palaeozoic Fossils in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge
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The authors of this 1855 publication were foundational figures in the study of geology in England, Ireland and Australia.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2017

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