Neoproterozoic Geobiology and Paleobiology (Topics in by Shuhai Xiao, Alan J. Kaufman

By Shuhai Xiao, Alan J. Kaufman

This quantity offers a pattern of perspectives and visions between a few of the transforming into numbers of Neoproterozoic staff. It contains a set of multidisciplinary reports at the Neoproterozoic fossil list, evolutionary developmental biology of animals, and molecular clock estimates of phylogenetic divergences. those subject matters are of constant curiosity to geoscientists and bioscientists who're intrigued through the deep background of the Earth and its population.

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46 Appendix: SAS/IML Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 ___________________________________________________________________________ 23 S. J. ), Neoproterozoic Geobiology and Paleobiology, 23–56. © 2006 Springer. 24 1. J. W. HUNTLEY ET AL. INTRODUCTION Acritarchs, a group of decay-resistant organic-walled vesicular microfossils, dominate the fossil record of Proterozoic (2500–542 Ma) and Cambrian (542–488 Ma) protists.

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