Fossils Of The Carpathian Region by István FzyFossils Of The Carpathian Region by István Fzy

Fossils Of The Carpathian Region

byIstván Fzy, István SzenteEditorGareth Dyke

Hardcover | December 18, 2013

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István Fozy and István Szente provide a comprehensive review of the fossil record of the Carpathian Basin. Fossils of the Carpathian Region describes and illustrates the region's fossils, recounts their history, and tells the stories of key people involved in paleontological research in the area. In addition to covering all the important fossils of this region, special attention is given to rare finds and complete skeletons. The region's fossils range from tiny foraminifera to the Transylvanian dinosaurs and mammals of the Carpathian Basin. The book also gives nonspecialists the opportunity to gain a basic understanding of paleontology. Sidebars present brief biographies of important figures and explain how to collect, prepare, and interpret fossils.

István Fzy is Senior Curator and Researcher in the Department of Geology and Paleontology at the Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest. István Szente is Curator of Paleontology at the Museum of Natural History, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest.Gareth Dyke is Senior Lecturer in Vertebrate Palaeontology at the University of Southa...
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Title:Fossils Of The Carpathian RegionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:508 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.98 inPublished:December 18, 2013Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0253009820

ISBN - 13:9780253009821

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Table of Contents

Detailed Outline of the Text
List of Maps
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Rocks, Fossils, Events, Ages
1. The Paleozoic
2. The Triassic
3. The Jurassic
4. The Cretaceous
5. The Cenozoic
6. The Oligocene
7. The Early and Middle Miocene
8. The Late Miocene
9. The Pliocene
10. The Quaternary
11. Museums and Collections
Epilogue
Glossary
Maps
References
Index

Editorial Reviews

This book fills a gap in the geological texts on the Carpathians, especially in Hungary, and offers a valuable wealth of geological-paleontological and scientific-historical information from the Ordovician to the Pleistocene. This extensive and relatively inexpensive work is an unrivaled recommendation for amateurs and amateur geologists / palaeontologists. [translated from German]