Fossils in the making : vertebrate taphonomy and paleoecology / edited by Anna K. Behrensmeyer and Andrew P. Hill.
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Behrensmeyer, Anna K.
Hill, Andrew P.
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.
Paleoecology -- Congresses.
Paleontology -- Congresses.
Paléoécologie -- Congrès.
Taphonomy -- Congresses.
Vertebrates -- Congresses.
Vertebrates, Fossil -- Congresses.
Vertébrés fossiles -- Congrès.
Prehistoric archeology and ecology.
xii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Papers presented at a symposium in July 1976 at Burg-Wartenstein, Austria, sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 306-330) and index.
Taphonomy : its history and role in community evolution / Everett C. Olson -- Paleogeomorphology and continental taphonomy / Walter William Bishop -- Linking the ecology of past and present mammal communities / David Western -- The role of modern ecological studies in the reconstruction of paleoenvironments in sub-Saharan Africa / Malcolm Coe -- The recent bones of Amboseli National Park, Kenya, in relation to East African paleoecology / Anna K. Behrensmeyer and Dorothy E. Dechant Boaz -- Ethnoarcheological contributions to the taphonomy of human sites / Diane P. Gifford -- Some criteria for the recognition of bone-collecting agencies in African caves / C.K. Brain -- Early postmortem damage to the remains of some contemporary East African mammals / Andrew P. Hill -- Fluvial taphonomic processes : models and experiments / C. Bruce Hanson -- Functional anatomy and taphonomy / Alan C. Walker -- Trace elements in bones as paleobiological indicators / Ronald B. Parker and Heinrich Toots -- Organic geochemistry of bone and its relation to the survival of bone in the natural environment / P.E. Hare -- The interpretation of mammalian faunas from Stone-Age archeological sites, with special reference to sites in the southern Cape Province, South Africa / Richard G. Klein -- The significance of bovid remains as indicators of environment and predation patterns / Elisabeth S. Vrba -- Community evolution in East Africa during the late Cenozoic / Judith A.H. Van Couvering.
Conference papers and proceedings.
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