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Title Hominin environments in the East African pliocene : an assessment of the faunal evidence / R. Bobe, A. Zeresenay, A.K. Behrensmeyer (eds.)
Published Dordrecht : Springer, 2005


Description 1 online resource (xx, 354 pages) : illustrations
Series Vertebrate paleobiology and paleoanthropology ; v. 1
Vertebrate paleobiology and paleoanthropology ; v. 1.
Contents Approaches to the analysis of faunal change during the East African Pliocene -- Environmental hypotheses of Pliocene human evolution -- African Pliocene and Pleistocene cercopithecid evolution and global climatic change -- Patterns of change in the Plio-Pleistocene carnivorans of eastern Africa -- Stratigraphic variation in Suidae from the Shungura Formation and some coeval deposits -- Patterns of abundance and diversity in late Cenozoic bovids from the Turkana and Hadar Basins, Kenya and Ethiopia -- Comparability of fossil data and its significance for the interpretation of hominin environments -- The effects of collection strategy and effort on faunal recovery -- Serengeti micromammals and their implications for Olduvai paleoenvironments -- Taphonomy and paleoecological context of the Upper Laetolil Beds (Localities 8 and 9), Laetoli in northern Tanzania -- The paleoecology of the Upper Laetolil Beds at Laetoli -- Fauna, taphonomy, and ecology of the Plio-Pleistocene Chiwondo Beds, Northern Malawi -- Finale and future
Analysis archeologie
gewervelde dieren
life sciences
Biology (General)
Biologie (algemeen)
Notes Proceedings of a symposium organized for the April 2003 meetings of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists in Tempe, Ariz. and a workshop at the Smithsonian Institution in May 2004
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Fossil hominids -- Africa, Eastern -- Congresses
Fossil hominids -- Food -- Africa, Eastern -- Congresses
Animals, Fossil -- Africa, Eastern -- Observations -- Congresses
Zoological surveys -- Africa, Eastern -- Congresses
Taphonomy -- Africa, Eastern -- Congresses
Paleoanthropology -- Congresses
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Pliocene -- Congresses
Sciences de la vie.
Animals, Fossil.
Fossil hominids.
Geology, Stratigraphic.
Pliocene Geologic Epoch.
Zoological surveys.
Eastern Africa.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Bobe, René, 1960-
Alemseged, Zeresenay
Behrensmeyer, Anna K. ("Kay")
ISBN 9781402030987