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Author Martin, Anthony J., 1960-

Title Life traces of the Georgia coast : revealing the unseen lives of plants and animals / Anthony J. Martin.

Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource (xv, 670 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps.
Series Life of the past
Life of the past.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 605-645) and index.
Contents Introduction to ichnology of the Georgia coast -- History of the Georgia coast and its ichnology -- Tracemaker habitats and substrates -- Marginal-marine and terrestrial plants -- Terrestrial invertebrates -- Marginal-marine invertebrates -- Terrestrial vertebrates. Part 1, Fish, amphibians, reptiles -- Terrestrial vertebrates. Part 2, Birds and mammals -- Marginal-marine and marine vertebrates -- Trace fossils and the Georgia coast -- Future studies, future traces.
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Summary Have you ever wondered what left behind those prints and tracks on the seashore, or what made those marks or dug those holes in the dunes? Life Traces of the Georgia Coast is an up-close look at these traces of life and the animals and plants that made them. It tells about how the tracemakers lived and how they interacted with their environments. This is a book about ichnology (the study of such traces) and a wonderful way to learn about the behavior of organisms, living and long extinct. Life Traces presents an overview of the traces left by modern animals and plants in this biologically r.
Subject Ichnology -- Georgia -- Atlantic Coast.
Trace fossils -- Georgia -- Atlantic Coast.
Fossils -- Georgia -- Atlantic Coast.
Paleontology -- Georgia -- Atlantic Coast.
Animal tracks -- Georgia -- Atlantic Coast.
NATURE -- Animals -- Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures.
NATURE -- Fossils.
SCIENCE -- Paleontology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Evolution.
Fossils. (OCoLC)fst00933164
Ichnology. (OCoLC)fst00966706
Paleontology. (OCoLC)fst01051513
Georgia. (OCoLC)fst01204622
Other Form: Print version: Martin, Anthony J., 1960- Life traces of the Georgia coast. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2013 9780253006028 (DLC) 2012030701 (OCoLC)793571879
ISBN 9780253006097 (electronic bk.)
0253006090 (electronic bk.)
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