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Palaeontology books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Palaeontology category. Presented with a red border are the Palaeontology books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

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: 16/11/2017

Forensic Taphonomy and Ecology of North American Scavengers by Susan (Master's Student and Graduate Instructional Assistant, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, United States) Sincerbox Forensic Taphonomy and Ecology of North American Scavengers
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Forensic Taphonomy and Ecology of North American Scavengers compiles research on vertebrate scavenging behavior from numerous academic fields, including ecology and forensic anthropology. Scavenging behavior can displace remains from their depositional context, confound postmortem interval estimation, destroy osteological markers, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

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

In conservation, perhaps no better example exists of the past informing the present than the return of the California condor to the Vermilion Cliffs of Arizona. Extinct in the region for nearly one hundred years, condors were successfully reintroduced starting...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2017

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

In conservation, perhaps no better example exists of the past informing the present than the return of the California condor to the Vermilion Cliffs of Arizona. Extinct in the region for nearly one hundred years, condors were successfully reintroduced starting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2017

An 800 Million Year Story of Life and Land Evolution in Oman by Mohammed Al Kindi An 800 Million Year Story of Life and Land Evolution in Oman

This book takes readers on a fascinating journey to discover the story of land and ancient life evolution in Oman since at least 800 million years ago.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

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: 21/09/2017

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

Ordovician rhynchonelliformean brachiopods from Co. Waterford, SE Ireland Palaeobiogeography of the Leinster Terrane by Maria Liljeroth, David A. T. Harper, Hilary Carlisle, Arne T. Nielsen Ordovician rhynchonelliformean brachiopods from Co. Waterford, SE Ireland Palaeobiogeography of the Leinster Terrane
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Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

Coming Soon

Dinosaurs, Birds, and Pterosaurs of Korea A Paradise of Mesozoic Vertebrates by Jeong Yul Kim, Min Huh Dinosaurs, Birds, and Pterosaurs of Korea A Paradise of Mesozoic Vertebrates
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This is the first academic book about the dinosaurs, birds and pterosaurs of Korea, one of the richest and most exciting regions on earth for the study of vertebrate ichnology.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/02/2018

Other books in this genre

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: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

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: 14/08/2017

A Thousand and One Fossils Discoveries in the Desert at Al Gharbia, United Arab Emirates by Faysal Bibi, Andrew Hill, Mark Beech A Thousand and One Fossils Discoveries in the Desert at Al Gharbia, United Arab Emirates
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A lavish volume in celebration of the astonishing fossils uncovered in Abu Dhabi's deserts, a region once lush, green, and teeming with now-extinct animals
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2017

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 - Released: 10/05/2017

Graptolite Paleobiology by Jorg Maletz, Jan Zalasiewicz Graptolite Paleobiology
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The graptolites constitute one of the geologically most useful taxonomic groups of fossils for dating rock successions, understanding paleobiogeography and reconstructing plate tectonic configurations in the Lower Palaeozoic.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2017

Graptolite Paleobiology by Jorg Maletz, Jan Zalasiewicz Graptolite Paleobiology
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The graptolites constitute one of the geologically most useful taxonomic groups of fossils for dating rock successions, understanding paleobiogeography and reconstructing plate tectonic configurations in the Lower Palaeozoic.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2017

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

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: 24/04/2017

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

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