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Glossaries, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias: Geology@
Glossaries, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias: Palaeontology@
Databases focused on Palaeobotany and Palaeontology@
! Sedimentology and Sedimentary Rocks@
L.A. Buatois et al. (2016):
Mesozoic Lacustrine Revolution. Abstract,
The Trace-Fossil Record of Major Evolutionary Events, Series Topics in Geobiology,
! See also here (in PDF).
L.A. Buatois et al. (2005):
of brackish-water systems through time: evidence from the trace-fossil record. In PDF,
Palaios, 20: 321–347.
! Note figure 7: Schematic diagram showing the development of brackish-water ichnofaunas in space and time.
Rick Cheel, Brock University, Canada:
Fossils. Lecture note, Powerpoint presentation.
Earth Learning Idea
(James Devon, London). Free PDF downloads for Earth-related teaching ideas. Go to:
Environmental detective (in PDF). Imagining how the evidence of modern environments could become preserved.
New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ:
Earth Science. Powerpoint Slides for Lecture.
! See for instance: Trace Fossils.
Still available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
Scarlett Hunt: Identifying Track Makers. Powerpoint presentation.
D. Knaust (2017):
Atlas of Trace Fossils in
Well Core --
Appearance, Taxonomy and Interpretation. Abstract,
Springer International Publishing. See especially:
Table of contents.
! Chapter 2: Ichnological Basics, Principles and Concepts (in PDF).
Anthony J. Martin, Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia: INTRODUCTION TO ICHNOLOGY. The Study of Plant and Animal Traces.
! D. McIlroy (2004): The application of ichnology to palaeoenvironmental and stratigraphic analysis: introduction. In PDF, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 228: 1-2. See also here.
Peter Meylan, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL: Student presentation (by Megan), Ichnology. Powerpoint presentation.
Quizlet.com study tools:
! Search for Ichnology.
Department of Earth Sciences, University College London:
! Types of Ichnofacies. ! Classification Principles.
Ewan Wolff, Montana State University Geoscience Education Web Development Team,
(website is part of the Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE), with funding from
the National Science Foundation):
The Study of Tracks and Traces.
An annotated link directory.
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