Macroevolution in Deep Time

  • Rituparna Bose
  • Alexander J. Bartholomew

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Evolutionary Biology book series (BRIEFSEVOLUTION, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Rituparna Bose, Alexander J. Bartholomew
    Pages 1-16
  3. Rituparna Bose, Alexander J. Bartholomew
    Pages 17-41
  4. Rituparna Bose, Alexander J. Bartholomew
    Pages 43-54
  5. Rituparna Bose, Alexander J. Bartholomew
    Pages 55-56
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 57-59

About this book

Introduction

The prerequisite to investigating the underlying causes behind mass extinction is a profound understanding of the evolutionary history of both living and dead species. It is especially important to appreciate the significance of such studies in extinct organisms; especially in organisms that were abundant in a certain geologic era, but have subsequently dwindled or become extinct. Such studies should help to accurately evaluate patterns of evolution in extinct species lineages and help predict the same in its modern analogs. The book includes cutting edge research in evolutionary biology that should serve as a starting point for conservation. ​

Keywords

Evolution Geology Invertebrate Biology Paleobiology Stratigraphy

Authors and affiliations

  • Rituparna Bose
    • 1
  • Alexander J. Bartholomew
    • 2
  1. 1.The City University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.State University of New YorkNew PaltzUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6476-1
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-6475-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-6476-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2192-8134
  • Series Online ISSN 2192-8142
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