Hominin Environments in the East African Pliocene
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This volume presents the work of researchers at many sites spanning the East African Pliocene. The authors take a broad approach that seeks to compare paleoenvironmental and paleoecological patterns across localities and among various taxonomic groups. This volume aims to synthesize large amounts of faunal data, and to present the evolution of East African vertebrates in the context of environmental and climatic changes during the Pliocene.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This volume presents the work of researchers at many sites spanning the East African Pliocene. The authors take a broad approach that seeks to compare paleoenvironmental and paleoecological patterns across localities and among various taxonomic groups. This volume aims to synthesize large amounts of faunal data, and to present the evolution of East African vertebrates in the context of environmental and climatic changes during the Pliocene.

  • Produktdetails
  • Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology
  • Verlag: Springer / Springer Netherlands
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-90-481-6791-3
  • Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
  • Seitenzahl: 376
  • Erscheinungstermin: 10. April 2011
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 280mm x 210mm x 20mm
  • Gewicht: 918g
  • ISBN-13: 9789048167913
  • ISBN-10: 9048167914
  • Artikelnr.: 32108740
Inhaltsangabe
1. Approaches to the analysis of faunal change during the East African Pliocene Anna K. Behrensmeyer, René Bobe, Zeresenay Alemseged 2. Environmental hypotheses of Pliocene human evolution Richard Potts 3. African Pliocene and Pleistocene cercopithecid evolution and global climatic change Stephen R. Frost 4. Patterns of change in the Plio-Pleistocene carnivorans of eastern Africa: implications for hominin evolution Margaret E. Lewis, Lars Werdelin 5. Stratigraphic variation in Suidae from the Shungura Formation and some coeval deposits H.B.S. Cooke 6. Patterns of abundance and diversity in late Cenozoic bovids from the Turkana and Hadar Basins, Kenya and Ethiopia René Bobe, Anna K. Behrensmeyer, Gerald G. Eck, John M. Harris 7. Comparability of fossil data and its significance for the interpretation of hominin envrironments: a case study in the lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia Zeresenay Alemseged, René Bobe, Denis Geraads 8. The effects of collection strategy and effort on faunal recovery: a case study of the American and French collections from the Shungura Formation, Ethiopia Gerald G. Eck 9. Serengeti micromammals and their implications for Olduvai paleoenvironments Denné N. Reed 10. Taphonomy and paleoecological context of the Upper Laetolil Beds (Localities 8 and 9), Laetoli in northern Tanzania Charles Musiba, Cassian Magori, Melissa Stoller, Tamara Stein, Scott Branting, Mike Vogt, Russell Tuttle, Benedikt Hallgrímsson, Saidi Killindo, Ferdinand Mizambwa, Felix Ndunguru, Audax Mabulla 11. The paleoecology of the Upper Laetolil Beds at Laetoli: a reconsideration of the large mammal evidence Denise Su, Terry Harrison 12. Fauna, taphonomy and ecology of the Plio-Pleistocene Chiwondo Beds,Northern Malawi Oliver Sandrock, Ottmar Kullmer, Friedemann Schrenk, Y. M. Juwayeyi, Tim Bromage Finale and future: investigating faunal evidence for hominin paleoecology in East Africa Anna K. Behrensmeyer, Zeresenay Alemseged, René Bobe
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