✶ [BOOKS] ✪ Foundations of Paleoecology By S. Kathleen Lyons ❀ – Bluevapours.co.uk Approximately 99% of all life that has ever existed is extinct Fortunately these long dead species have left traces of their lives and interactions with other species in the rock record that paleoecol Approximately % of all life that has ever existed is extinct Fortunately these long dead species have left traces of their lives and interactions with other species in the rock record that Foundations of ePUB ✓ paleoecologists use to understand how species and ecosystems have changed over time This record of past life allows us to study the dynamic nature of the Earth and gives context to current and future ecological challenges This book brings together forty four classic papers published between and that trace the origins and development of paleoecology The articles cross taxonomic groups habitat types geographic areas and time and have made substantial contributions to our knowledge of the evolution of life Encompassing the full breadth of paleoecology the book is divided into six parts community and ecosystem dynamics community reconstruction diversity dynamics paleoenvironmental reconstruction species interaction and taphonomy Each paper is also introduced by a contemporary expert who gives context and explains its importance to ongoing paleoecological research A comprehensive introduction to the field Foundations of Paleoecology will be an essential reference for new students and established paleoecologists alike.
- 800 pages
- Foundations of Paleoecology
- S. Kathleen Lyons
- 22 October 2016 S. Kathleen Lyons