Foraminiferal Micropaleontology for Understanding Earth s History

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  • Author : Pratul Kumar Saraswati
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 324 pages
  • ISBN : 0128242302
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Foraminiferal Micropaleontology for Understanding Earth s History

Foraminiferal Micropaleontology for Understanding Earth   s History
  • Author : Pratul Kumar Saraswati
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 June 2021
GET THIS BOOK Foraminiferal Micropaleontology for Understanding Earth s History

Foraminiferal Micropaleontology for Understanding Earth’s History incorporates new findings on taxonomy, classification and biostratigraphy of foraminifera. Foraminifera offer the best geochemical proxies for paleoclimate and paleoenvironment interpretation. The study of foraminifera was promoted by oil exploration due to its exceptional use in subsurface stratigraphy. A rapid technological development in the past 20 years in the field of imaging microfossils and in geochemical microanalysis have added novel information about foraminifera. Foraminiferal Micropaleontology for Understanding Earth’s History builds an understanding of

Landmarks in Foraminiferal Micropalaeontology

Landmarks in Foraminiferal Micropalaeontology
  • Author : A.J. Bowden,F.J. Gregory,A.S. Henderson
  • Publisher : Geological Society of London
  • Release : 19 December 2013
GET THIS BOOK Landmarks in Foraminiferal Micropalaeontology

TMS Special Publication 6. This TMS Special Publication comprises a collection of 23 papers with an international authorship reflecting on landmarks in the history and development of Foraminiferal micropalaeontology. The volume is prefaced by an introductory overview that provides a brief and selected historical setting, as well as the intended aims of the book. Selected developments in Foraminiferal studies from a global perspective are presented from the time of Alcide d'Orbigny and the founding of the Paris MNHN collections in the mid-nineteenth

Micropaleontology and Its Applications

Micropaleontology and Its Applications
  • Author : P.K. Kathal,R. Nigam,A. Talib
  • Publisher : Scientific Publishers
  • Release : 01 July 2017
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The book is designed to cover the recent researches carried-out by the scholars from across the world. It covers aspects related to Foraminifera, in biostratigraphy and paleoecology, isotopic studies, applicability as bio-indicators in pollution studies, taxonomy of Indo-Pacific assemblages, studies of history of ocean bottom oxygenation and experimental studies; Radiolaria from Antarctic Ocean; Microbalites including Diatoms in studying threats and conservation issues in salt lakes of Western Australia; Ostracoda from freshwater, marginal marine ecosystems from Andaman and Nicobar islands; Coralline-algae

Micropaleontology

Micropaleontology
  • Author : Pratul Kumar Saraswati,M.S. Srinivasan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 17 December 2015
GET THIS BOOK Micropaleontology

This book will help readers learn the basic skills needed to study microfossils especially those without a formal background in paleontology. It details key principles, explains how to identify different groups of microfossils, and provides insight into their potential applications in solving geologic problems. Basic principles are addressed with examples that explore the strengths and limitations of microfossils and their geological records. This overview provides an understanding of taphonomy and quality of the fossil records, biomineralization and biogeochemistry, taxonomy, concepts

The Cretaceous Tertiary Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History

The Cretaceous Tertiary Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History
  • Author : Graham Ryder,David E. Fastovsky,Stefan Gartner
  • Publisher : Geological Society of America
  • Release : 01 January 1996
GET THIS BOOK The Cretaceous Tertiary Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History

"This volume atempts to explore and clarify the relationship among the geological records, the extinctions, and the causes of catastrophes for life in Earth's history. Most of the papers address the geological record and the extinctions across the Cretaceou-Teriary boundary, and the buried Chicxulub structure that is now consensually deemed to be of impact origin and to be intimately related to that boundary." (GSA website).

The Challenger Foraminifera

The Challenger Foraminifera
  • Author : Robert Wynn Jones,Henry Bowman Brady
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 18 May 1994
GET THIS BOOK The Challenger Foraminifera

This work magnificently reproduces the text figures and full color plates of H.B. Brady's famous 1884 Challenger report, long unavailable except in the original, rare volumes. The book reproduces in beautiful color the plates from the original report, which is considered the standard reference on the foraminifera. Robert Wynn Jones has updated the taxonomy with new annotations to the original Challenger plates, providing identifications to nearly 1,000 species, locality details, and comments of the status of certain specimens. The introduction highlights

Global Catastrophes in Earth History An Interdisciplinary Conference on Impacts Volcanism and Mass Mortality

Global Catastrophes in Earth History  An Interdisciplinary Conference on Impacts  Volcanism  and Mass Mortality
  • Author : Virgil L. Sharpton,Peter D. Ward
  • Publisher : Geological Society of America
  • Release : 18 May 1990
GET THIS BOOK Global Catastrophes in Earth History An Interdisciplinary Conference on Impacts Volcanism and Mass Mortality

The conference was held in Snowbird, Utah, October 1988, as a sequel to the Conference on Large Body Impacts held in 1981, also in Snowbird. This volume contains 58 peer-reviewed papers, arranged into sections that cover the major themes of the conference: catastrophic impacts, volcanism, and mass mortality; geological signatures of impacts; environmental effects of impacts; patterns of mass mortality; volcanism and its effects; case histories of mass mortalities; and events and extinctions at the K/T boundary. Annotation copyrighted by Book News,

Earth and Life

Earth and Life
  • Author : John A. Talent
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 28 June 2012
GET THIS BOOK Earth and Life

This volume focuses on the broad pattern of increasing biodiversity through time, and recurrent events of minor and major ecosphere reorganization. Intense scrutiny is devoted to the pattern of physical (including isotopic), sedimentary and biotic circumstances through the time intervals during which life crises occurred. These events affected terrestrial, lacustrine and estuarine ecosystems, locally and globally, but have affected continental shelf ecosystems and even deep ocean ecosystems. The pattern of these events is the backdrop against which modelling the pattern