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Paleozoology And Paleoenvironments

Fundamentals, Assumptions, Techniques

Paleozoology And Paleoenvironments - Faith, J. Tyler (university Of Utah); Lyman, R. Lee (university Of Missouri, Columbia) - ISBN: 9781108727327
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Genre: Archeologie
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Beschrijving

Outlines the ecological fundamentals, assumptions, and techniques for reconstructing past environments using fossil animals from archaeological and paleontological sites.

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Titel: Paleozoology And Paleoenvironments
auteur: Faith, J. Tyler (university Of Utah); Lyman, R. Lee (university Of Missouri, Columbia)
Mediatype: Boek
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 414
Uitgever: Cambridge University Press
Plaats van publicatie: 03
NUR: Archeologie
Afmetingen: 180 x 253 x 17
Gewicht: 866 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9781108727327
Intern nummer: 43032579

Biografie (woord)

R. Lee Lyman is emeritus professor of anthropology at the University of Missouri, Columbia. A scholar of late Quaternary paleozoology and human prehistory of the Pacific Northwest United States, he is author of Vertebrate Taphonomy (Cambridge, 1994), Quantitative Paleozoology (Cambridge, 2008), and Theodore E. White and the Development of Zooarchaeology in North America (2016).

Inhoudsopgave

1. Why a book on paleoenvironmental reconstruction from faunal remains?; 2. Fundamentals of ecology and biogeography; 3. Analytical assumptions; 4. Background of select paleozoological samples; 5. Environmental reconstructions based on the presence/absence of taxa; 6. Environmental reconstruction based on taxonomic abundances; 7. Taxon-free techniques; 8. Environmental inferences based on taxonomic diversity; 9. Transfer functions and quantitative paleoenvironmental reconstruction; 10. Size clines as paleoenvironmental indicators; 11. Some final thoughts.

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