Applications of Palaeontology by Robert Wynn Jones PDF

By Robert Wynn Jones

Palaeontology, the clinical research of fossils, has constructed from a descriptive technology to an analytical technological know-how used to interpret relationships among earth and existence heritage. This ebook offers a entire and thematic therapy of utilized palaeontology, overlaying using fossils within the ordering of rocks in time and in area, in biostratigraphy, palaeobiology and series stratigraphy. Robert Wynn Jones offers a realistic workflow for utilized palaeontology, together with pattern acquisition, practise and research, and interpretation and integration. He then provides various case reviews that exhibit the applicability and price of the topic to components resembling petroleum, mineral and coal exploration and exploitation, engineering geology and environmental technological know-how. professional purposes open air of the geosciences (including archaeology, forensic technology, clinical palynology, entomopalynology and melissopalynology) also are addressed. Abundantly illustrated and referenced, functions of Palaeontology presents a undemanding reference for educational researchers and execs throughout a variety of disciplines and settings.

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