Atlas of Trace Fossils

1st Edition

The recognition of common trace fossils in outcrop and cores

Authors:

  • George Pemberton
  • James MacEachern
  • Murray Gingras
  • Kerrie Bann
  • Description

    Trace fossils, or ichnogenera, is one of the most active areas of paleontology today and play a vital role in modern sedimentary geology.  This book will serve as a visual guide and reference to trace fossils, to be used in the lab. 

    Key Features

    - a visual atlas with photographic examples of individual ichnogenera with the keys to their recognition and significance

    - provides summaries of the key environments where trace fossils are found, principle characteristics of trace fossils, and the relevance of trace fossils in different environmental systems

    - uses clear language rather than specialized jargon, making this atlas useful across many specialities within geology

    Readership

    Primary audience: Petroleum geologists and palaeontologists Secondary auudience: The subject matter will appeal to researchers in sedimentologist, stratigraphy, and sedimentary geochemistry.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    300
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2013
    Imprint:
    Elsevier Science
    Print ISBN:
    9780444532329
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780080932651