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The Resource Micropaleontology : Principles and Applications

Micropaleontology : Principles and Applications

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Micropaleontology : Principles and Applications
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Micropaleontology
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Principles and Applications
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Micropaleontology : Principles and Applications
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Micropaleontology : Principles and Applications
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  • Preface -- Contents -- Part I: Principles -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Major Groups of Microfossils -- 1.3 Collection of Samples -- Outcrop Samples -- Subsurface Samples -- Deep Sea Drilling Core Samples -- Recent Samples -- 1.4 Separation of Microfossils from Matrix -- Calcareous Microfossils -- Calcareous Nannoplankton -- Siliceous Microfossils -- Phosphatic Microfossils -- Plant Microfossils -- 1.5 Preparation of Specimens for Scanning Electron Microscopy -- 1.6 Sample Preparation for Shell Geochemistry -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 2: Taphonomy and Quality of the Fossil Record -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Decay of Organic Matter -- 2.3 Post-mortem Transport -- 2.4 Diagenesis and Dissolution -- 2.5 Time Averaging -- 2.6 Temporal Resolution and Microstratigraphic Sampling -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 3: Microfossil Biomineralization and Biogeochemistry -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Function of the Shell -- 3.3 Processes of Biomineralization -- 3.4 Oxygen and Carbon Isotopes in Foraminifera -- 3.5 Trace Elements in Foraminifera -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 4: Morphology, Taxonomy and Concepts of Species -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Quantifying Morphology -- 4.3 Taxonomy -- 4.4 Cladistic Analysis -- 4.5 Species Concepts -- 4.6 Database and Software Program -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 5: Basic Concepts of Ecology -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Environmental Factors in the Distribution of Organisms -- 5.3 Quantitative Analysis for Paleoecology -- References -- Further Reading -- Part II: An Overview of Microfossils -- Chapter 6: Calcareous-Walled Microfossils -- 6.1 Foraminifera -- Biology of Foraminifera -- Test Morphology -- Wall Composition and Ultrastructures -- Chamber -- Aperture -- Accessory Structures -- Ornamentation -- Classification -- Molecular Systematics
  • Ecology -- Geologic History -- 6.2 Ostracoda -- Morphology -- Classification -- Ecology -- Geologic History -- 6.3 Calcareous Nannoplankton: Coccolithophores -- Biology of the Coccolithophore -- Morphology -- Ecology -- Geologic History -- 6.4 Pteropods -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 7: Siliceous-Walled Microfossils -- 7.1 Radiolaria -- Morphology -- Ecology -- Geologic History -- 7.2 Diatoms -- Morphology -- Ecology -- Geologic History -- 7.3 Silicoflagellates -- Morphology -- Ecology -- Geologic History -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 8: Phosphatic Microfossils -- 8.1 Conodonts -- Morphology -- Paleoecology -- Geologic History -- 8.2 Other Phosphatic Microfossils -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 9: Organic-Walled Microfossils -- 9.1 Dinoflagellates -- Morphology -- Ecology -- Geologic History -- 9.2 Acritarch -- Morphology -- Ecology -- Geologic History -- 9.3 Chitinozoa -- Morphology -- Paleoecology -- Geologic History -- 9.4 Spores and Pollens -- Morphology -- Geologic History -- References -- Further Reading -- Part III: Applications -- Chapter 10: Biostratigraphy -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 The Data for Biostratigraphy -- 10.3 The Units of Biostratigraphy -- 10.4 Microfossil-Based Biostratigraphic Zonations -- 10.5 Quantitative Biostratigraphy -- Relative Biostratigraphic Value of Taxa -- Graphic Correlation -- Ranking and Scaling (RASC) -- Constrained Optimization (CONOP) -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 11: Paleoenvironment and Paleoclimate -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Paleobathymetry and Sea-Level Change -- 11.3 Organic Flux and Dissolved Oxygen -- 11.4 Ocean Eutrophication -- 11.5 Ocean Acidification -- 11.6 Environmental Monitoring -- 11.7 Paleoclimate -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 12: Basin Analysis and Hydrocarbon Exploration -- 12.1 Introduction
  • 12.2 Calibration of Seismic Sections -- 12.3 Sequence Stratigraphy -- 12.4 Subsidence Analysis -- 12.5 Thermal History -- 12.6 Biosteering -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 13: Paleoceanography -- 13.1 Introduction -- 13.2 Deep-Sea Exploration -- 13.3 Approaches to Paleoceanography -- 13.4 Microfossils in Tracing the History of Cenozoic Oceans -- Glacial-Interglacial Ocean Reconstruction -- Gateways and Ocean Circulation -- CCD Fluctuation -- Hiatus and Deep-Sea Circulation -- Paleoproductivity -- References -- Further Reading -- Index
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