Fossils Of The Carpathian Region

Hardcover | December 18, 2013

byIstván Fzy, István SzenteEditorGareth Dyke

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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.

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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 importa...

István FÅzy 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...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:508 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 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

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"Fossils of the Carpathian Region... is beautifully produced with high-quality color illustrations throughout and an exhaustive bibliography and index. The book will be at home both in a university and on a coffee table.... Highly recommended." -Choice