Marine Paleobiodiversity: Responses To Sea Level Cycles And Perturbations

Paperback | November 12, 2015

byMu RamkumarEditorMu Ramkumar

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Marine Paleobiodiversity presents a concise history, development and current status of paleobiodiversity research, thus forming a reference work for beginners, graduates and postgraduates, who are interested in this subject and intend venture into serious research. This book provides a link-reference between text book and highly-specialized journal articles, and so will be valuable for a wide audience of geologists and climatologists. Presents studies on the human environmental impacts in climate changes, future sea level perturbations and the influence these have on biodiversity Authored by a renowned researcher with over 15 years experience in the field Includes recent research on the importance of paleobiodiversity patterns that influence sea level fluctuations

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Marine Paleobiodiversity presents a concise history, development and current status of paleobiodiversity research, thus forming a reference work for beginners, graduates and postgraduates, who are interested in this subject and intend venture into serious research. This book provides a link-reference between text book and highly-specia...

Dr. Mu Ramkumar is a faculty member of the Department of Geology at Periyar University in Salem, India. He is among the pioneering researchers on the subject of chemostratigraphy and has been authoring on the topic for the past 15 years. Dr. Ramkumar has published more than 100 journal articles and book chapters, authored two books and...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:November 12, 2015Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128054158

ISBN - 13:9780128054154

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1. INTRODUCTION
2. RATIONALE
3. BIODIVERSITY AND HABITAT IN THE GEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
4. METHODS OF BIODIVERSITY AND HABITAT HETEROGENEITY ANALYSES
4.1. Approaches of biodiversity
4.2. Numerical methods and database based analyses
4.3. Spatial biodiversity
4.4. True and apparent biodiversity- biodiversity signals and causes of distortion
4.5. Methods employed in removing biases in biodiversity signals
5. COUPLED NATURE OF CLIMATE-SEA LEVEL AND THE INFLUENCE ON BIODIVERSITY
5.1. Paleobiodiversity dynamics in the light of eustatic sea level cycles
5.2. Climatic and oceanographic changes due to sea level fluctuations and biodiversity
5.3. Scales of environmental changes and influences on biodiversity and habitat
6. IMPACTS OF SEA LEVEL FLUCTUATIONS ON BIOTIC TURNOVER
6.1. Long-term changes and biodiversity dynamics
6.2. Short-term changes and perturbations and resultant biodiversity dynamics
7. CONCLUSIONS
8. REFERENCES