1st Edition

Radiolarians in the Sedimentary Record




ISBN 9789056993368
Published February 27, 2002 by CRC Press
533 Pages

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Book Description

Radiolarians in the Sedimentary Record presents the current state of knowledge on fossil radiolarians. The author discusses the record, as well as new integrated taxonomic systems at the family level. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the fossil record of these unicellular organisms. It also discusses their important role in the history of the Earth and their development of the biosphere. This text will prove indispensable for graduate students and researchers in geology, oceanography and earth sciences.

Table of Contents

Living Radiolarians. From Plankton to Sediment. From Sediments to Rocks. Taxonomy of Radiolaria. Stratigraphy. Evolution.

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