ichnology


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ichnology

[ik′näl·ə·jē]
(paleontology)
The study of ichnofossils, especially fossil footprints.
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For example, Buatois and Mangano provide a thorough, thought-provoking overview of the ichnology of freshwater environments, in which they emphasize facies analysis and sequence stratigraphy.
Small compound Cruziana, Rusophycus, and related ichnotaxa: the nomenclatural debate and systematic ichnology, with examples from eastern Canada.
In Sediment-Organism Interactions: a Multifaceted Ichnology (Bromley, R.
Detailed study of these indirect fossils, called ichnology (think CSI meets Jurassic Park), provides a wealth of information about how dinosaurs may have behaved.
He then moves to ichnology, its registration and imitation, writing, "archwriting," thought, and the genesis and structure of inscriptions.
In the chapter on ichnology and facies models, authors James MacEachern, George Pemberton, Murray Gingras, and Kerrie Bann integrate the biological and sedimentological interplay that results in distinct marine ichnofacies.
Ichnology of Triassic and Holocene cambarid crayfish of North America: an overview of burrowing behavior and morphology as reflected by their burrow morphologies in the geological record.
The ichnology of brackish water Pleistocene deposits at Willapa Bay, Washington: variability in estuarine settings.
The second edition incorporates recent fossil discoveries, and adds closing chapters on dinosaur ichnology, birds as modern dinosaurs, and extinction.
Ichnology of New England: A report on the Sandstone of the Connecticut Valley, especially its fossil footprints.