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How Vertebrates Left the Water

Michel Laurin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266476
eISBN:
9780520947986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266476.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

More than three hundred million years ago—a relatively recent date in the two billion years since life first appeared—vertebrate animals first ventured onto land. This illustrated book describes how ... More


Embryos in Deep Time: The Rock Record of Biological Development

Marcelo Sánchez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271937
eISBN:
9780520952300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271937.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

How can we bring together the study of genes, embryos, and fossils? This is a critical synthesis of the study of individual development in fossils. It brings together an up-to-date review of concepts ... More


Molecular Panbiogeography of the Tropics

Michael Heads

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271968
eISBN:
9780520951808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271968.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Molecular studies have revealed highly ordered geographic patterns in plant and animal groups, and this book discusses examples from the tropics. During evolution, phases of community immobilism that ... More


For the Rock Record: Geologists on Intelligent Design

Jill Schneiderman (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257580
eISBN:
9780520943711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257580.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

According to the idea of intelligent design, nature's complexity is the result of deliberate planning by a supernatural creative force. To date, most scientific arguments against this form of ... More


Introduction

Yohannes Haile-Selassie and Giday Woldegabriel

in Ardipithecus kadabba: Late Miocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254404
eISBN:
9780520942509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254404.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book addresses the geology, geochronology, paleontology, paleogeography, paleobiochronology, and paleoecology of the Middle Awash late Miocene. It synthesizes vertebrate evolution in eastern ... More


Introduction

Lynne R. Parenti and Malte C. Ebach

in Comparative Biogeography: Discovering and Classifying Biogeographical Patterns of a Dynamic Earth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259454
eISBN:
9780520944398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259454.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Biogeography is a naturally integrative field of study that helps explore data on the diversity, phylogeny, and distribution of organisms to reveal the biological and geographical history of Earth. ... More


Geology and Comparative Biogeography

Lynne R. Parenti and Malte C. Ebach

in Comparative Biogeography: Discovering and Classifying Biogeographical Patterns of a Dynamic Earth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259454
eISBN:
9780520944398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259454.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the relationship between geology and biological distribution in comparative biogeography, first introducing the physical processes that create different types of rock and then ... More


Introduction

Jill S. Schneiderman and Warren D. Allmon

in For the Rock Record: Geologists on Intelligent Design

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257580
eISBN:
9780520943711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257580.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book is dedicated to the proposition that intelligent design (ID) should be a serious concern to everyone interested in science. Because essays in this volume take Earth science as their ... More


Rocks and Bones

Jill S. Schneiderman

in For the Rock Record: Geologists on Intelligent Design

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257580
eISBN:
9780520943711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257580.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The Earth's fossil record registers the changes in life on this planet over time. Similarly, the Earth's rock record preserves complex structures that record the changes in rocks and minerals over ... More


Creationist Perspectives on Geology

Timothy H. Heaton

in For the Rock Record: Geologists on Intelligent Design

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257580
eISBN:
9780520943711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257580.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Probably no scientific discipline has been more contentious among creationists than geology. At the time Charles Darwin published his Origin of Species, the concept of an old Earth with a complex ... More


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