By James W. Collinson (auth.), Thomas N. Taylor, Edith L. Taylor (eds.)
Antarctic Paleobiology discusses the present prestige of paleobiology, mostly paleobotany and palynology in Antarctica, and the interrelationship of Antarctic floras to these of alternative Gondwana continents. It presents a extensive assurance of the foremost teams of crops at the one hand, whereas at the different looking to review the vegetational historical past and the actual and organic parameters that impression the distribution of floras via time and area. The biologic task is mentioned inside of a framework of the geologic historical past, together with the tectonic and paleogeographic historical past of the area. ultimately, the reader will discover a accomplished bibliography of Gondwana paleobotany and palynology.
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An expanding body of data (reviewed in time-stable aspects of morphologies and Spicer 1989) now exists that allows some of anatomies related to plant physiology and the these biases to be compensated for, and therephysical processes of sedimentation, and fore provides a means of improving the acmake minimal use of taxon-specific tolerances. curacy of paleoclimatic interpretations. A. , Spicer and Parrish 1986). Incremental changes of environment with latitude are pronounced at high latitudes. This is expressed strongly in the variations in the daily ratio of light to darkness.
Antarctic Paleobiology: Its Role in the Reconstruction of Gondwana by James W. Collinson (auth.), Thomas N. Taylor, Edith L. Taylor (eds.)