Paleontology of Vertebrates

  • Jean Chaline

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
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  10. Back Matter
    Pages 169-186

About this book


Paleontology of Vertebrates is an introductory text for students in Earth Sciences. It offers the basic knowledge and describes the evolution of vertebrate groups, successfully applying the cladistic approach. The reader will learn how vertebrate paleontology can contribute to solve problems in various fields of geosciences, such as biostratigraphy, paleoenvironmental reconstructions and geophysical modes.


Cladistics Evolution Paleontology Phylogeny Vertebrate geoscience theory of evolution

Authors and affiliations

  • Jean Chaline
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.CNRS-U.R.A157-DijonFrance
  2. 2.Inst. des Sciences de la TerreUniversité de DijonDijonFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-51755-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-75103-5
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