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Avian paleontology at the close of the 20th century proceedings of the 4th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Washington, D.C., 4-7 June 1996 by Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution. Symposium

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Birds, Fossil -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

StatementStorrs L. Olson, editor ; Peter Wellnhofer ... [et al.], associate editors
GenreCongresses
SeriesSmithsonian contributions to paleobiology -- no. 89
ContributionsOlson, Storrs L, Wellnhofer, Peter, Smithsonian Institution. Press
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 344 p. :
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14504481M
LC Control Number99033292
OCLC/WorldCa41431748

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"Dr. Hildegarde Howard, one of the Museum's most famous paleontologists of the 20th century, began her long association with the Museum in as a curator of science. In , she was the first woman to be awarded the American Ornithologists Union's prestigious Brewster Medal for her research in the field of avian paleontology, particularly. Olson, S.L. (Ed.) Avian Paleontology at the Close of the 20th Century: Proceedings of the 4th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Washington, D.C., June Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology, pp. Frankfurt am Main, June Scottish publisher Robert Chambers anonymously published an extremely controversial but widely read book entitled Vestiges of the Natural History of book proposed an evolutionary scenario for the origins of the Solar System and life on Earth. It claimed that the fossil record showed a progressive ascent of animals with current animals being branches off a main line that. Boles, W. E., and Ivison, T. J., , A new genus of dwarf megapode (Galliformes: Megapodiidae) from the Late Oligocene of central Australia, in: Olson, S. L. (ed.), Avian Paleontology at the Close of the 20th Century: Proceedings of the 4th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Washington, DC, pp. 4–7 Cited by: 8.

Avian paleontology at the close of the 20th century: proceedings of the 4th International meeting of the society of Avian paleontology and evolution, Washington, D.C., June Batrachosauria Campylognathoides liasicus (Quenstedt), an Upper Liassic pterosaur from Holzmaden: . The entire book is a very cursory overview with little detail. The six chapter book covers the entire 20th century in the final chapter which is hardly adequate. Both a history of science and a history of representation, the book starts off well but perhaps should have saved the twentieth century for a second by: 9. Geographical expansion of paleontology. During the 20th century, paleontological exploration intensified everywhere and ceased to be a largely European and North American activity. In the years between Buckland's first discovery and a total of dinosaur genera were described. In the 25 years after that number increased to In Avian paleontology at the close of the 20th century: Proceedings of the 4th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Washington, D.C., 4–7 June , ed. S.L. Olson. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology –Cited by: