This two-volume encyclopedia includes information on paleontology according to the following divisions: analytical approaches, biology and behavior, evolutionary concepts, geography and environment, individuals, morphology, paleontology as a discipline, patterns in the history of life, practical approaches, regional overviews, stratigraphic and fossil record, and taxa. Most articles include works cited, as well as suggestions for further reading. This resource includes drawn diagrams, charts and black and white photographs. The back of the second volume provides a taxonomic index, general index, a listing of paleontological journals and a directory of contributor and adviser addresses.
This one-volume encyclopedia includes information on evolution theory, paleontology, the animal kingdom, and early histories of the earth; it's plants, mammals, and various organisms. This resource includes color photographs and drawn diagrams. In the back of the book you will find systematic classification, conversion tables, supplementary readings, picture credits, an index, and a list of abbreviations and symbols used throughout the book.
This encyclopedia provides color illustrations of 270 of the best known dinosaurs. All articles provide information such as distribution, classification, name meaning, named by, time, size, lifestyle, species, and features. This book is organized chronologically and includes a table of classification that highlights the evolution of dinosaurs.
This one volume encyclopedia is volume VII of the Encyclopedia of earth science series. Most articles in this resource include references and cross-references. There are both hand-drawn sketches as well as charts in this book. In the front of the book there is a preface on how to use the encyclopedia as well as a list of the many contributors to this book. The back of the book includes an index.
This bibliography highlights various publications in North America up until the year 1924. These publications come from scientific societies, scientific journals, state geological and natural history surveys, natural history museums and botanic gardens, and federal exploring expeditions and surveys. "Paleontology" can be found in the subject index in volume 1 on pages 129-131. This bibliography includes a subject index, author and institution index, and chronological tables.
This atlas was published in collaboration with the Paleontological Association and provides illustrated (pictures and drawings) classification of invertebrate macrofossils. All articles include brief descriptions of diagnostic features, stratigraphic ranges, graphical distribution, and many times it's paleoecology. This is a great tool in helping identify commonly occurring fossils. This book includes a taxonomic index, detailed list of contributors, and generalized time scale for the Phanerozoic.
This resource includes information on the fossils of basal groups, animals (vertebrates and invertebrates), and plants. The beginning of the book includes a table of contents, geological time scale, and a comparison to the 1967 fossil record. Most articles include black and white photographs, diagrams, charts, and references. An index can be found in the back of the book.
"World-renowned dinosaur illustrator and researcher Gregory Paul provides comprehensive visual and textual coverage of the great Mesozoic animals that gave rise to the living dinosaurs, the birds. Paul presents thorough descriptions of more than 735 dinosaur species and features more than 600 color and black-and-white images, including unique skeletal drawings, "life" studies, and scenic views".