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Dinosaur books have grabbed the imagination of many in the last few years, but The Fossils of Florissant, by Herbert Meyer, is a newcomer that deserves to be at the top of the heap.

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National Park Service, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, . The database also provided the. basis for a book about Florissant paleontology (Meyer, 2003)

National Park Service, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, . Box 185, Florissant, Colorado 80816, USA. Matthew S. Wasson. basis for a book about Florissant paleontology (Meyer, 2003). It. should be noted that the tabulation of data for tables and fi gures.

The Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is a national monument located in Teller County, Colorado

The Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is a national monument located in Teller County, Colorado. The location is famous for the abundant and exceptionally preserved insect and plant fossils that are found in the mudstones and shales of the Florissant Formation. Based on argon radiometric dating, the formation is Eocene (approximately 34 million years old ) in age and has been interpreted as a lake environment.

The Fossils of Florissant book. The most diverse fossil bed in the United States provides.

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The fossils of Florissant. The remarkably well-preserved fossils in the Florissant Formation (Eocene) at Florissant, Colorado occur in a lacustrine shale consisting of numerous couplets of millimeter-thin, alternating lamina. More). 2. View via Publisher. The role of biofilms in fossil preservation, Florissant Formation, Colorado. Spatially periodic discrete contact regions in polylysine-induced erythrocyte-yeast adhesion.

In 1994, paleobotanist Herbert W. Meyer became the monument's first Head Paleontologist and continues in this . Meyer became the monument's first Head Paleontologist and continues in this role today. Herb was well suited for the position. Through more than 200 color photographs and vivid descriptions of the fossils, Meyer brings the fossils of Florissant to life, not only providing background on the plants and animals, but also exploring the warm envi-ronment in·which they lived. The site was once a trea-sure trove for paleontologists who acquired the fossils for museums around the world; it is now protected as Florissant Fossil ~eds ational Monument. Meyer's book reveals the beauty of both the site and its delicate fossils, and offers a compelling story of life long ago.

The most diverse fossil bed in the United States provides a unique picture of what life was like 34 million years ago. In the rocks of Florissant, Colorado, lying in the shadow of Pike's Peak, is the evidence of a long-lost world. Encased by the ash of volcanoes that erupted tens of millions of years ago, animals such as insects, fish, and mammals were fossilized in the same deposits as flowers, trees, and the delicate leaves of plants. This amazing collection of animals and plants from the same place at the same time providse a rare, uniquely comprehensive glimpse of life in the past.Through more than 200 color photographs and vivid descriptions of the fossils, Herbert Meyer brings the fossils of Florissant, Colorado to life, not only providing background on the plants and animals, but also exploring the warm environment in which they lived. The site was once a treasure trove for paleontologists who acquired the fossils for museums around the world; it is now protected as Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. Meyer’s book reveals the beauty of both the site and its delicate fossils, and offers a compelling story of life long ago.

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Umrdana
A great guide for the collector who wants to identify the different fossils in the slabes he has collected.
Longitude Temporary
This is a delightful book, well written and profusely illustrated, about one of the world's premier fossil insect and plant localities. It is written for the serious paleontologist, as well as the casual inquisitive reader interested in the natural world.
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is remarkable because it constitutes a highly detailed snapshot of life at a time when the earth was entering a period of major climate change. The setting is a 34 million year-old forest, along a lake teeming with exceptional diversity, in the shadow of an erupting volcano. Due to the outstanding quality of preservation, many unique fossil plants, birds, butterflies, spiders, bees, and fish from this site appear to have met their demise only yesterday.
During the last 100 years, a large number of prized fossils from Florissant have been scattered to museums all over the world. The author has traveled extensively to find and catalog these specimens, and assemble a collection of color photographs printed in exquisite detail. He meticulously reconstructs the ancient ecosystem from the fossil record, at times much like a detective unravels clues from a good murder mystery. Interesting twists abound. For example, why is the only fossil of the tsetse fly-the blood-sucking, disease-carrying scourge of equatorial Africa today-- found at this location high in the Rockies?
When it comes to fossils, big is not necessarily better. Dinosaur books have grabbed the imagination of many in the last few years, but The Fossils of Florissant, by Herbert Meyer, is a newcomer that deserves to be at the top of the heap.
Fossils of Florissant download epub
Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Author: Herbert W. Meyer
ISBN: 1588341070
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Language: English
Publisher: Smithsonian Books; First Edition edition (March 17, 2003)
Pages: 272 pages