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Title Conservation paleobiology : science and practice / edited by Gregory P. Dietl and Karl W. Flessa
Published Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017


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Description xi, 316 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents Introduction -- Conservation paleobiology in near time. The youngest fossil record and conservation biology: holocene shells as eco-environmental recorders / Micha Kowalewski Conservation biology and environmental change: a paleolimnological perspective / John P. Smol Vertebrate fossils and the future of conservation biology / Elizabeth A. Hadly and Anthony D. Barnosky Paleoecology and resource management in a dynamic landscape: case studies from the Rocky Mountain headwaters / Stephen T. Jackson, Stephen T. Gray, and Bryan Shuman Historical ecology for the paleontologist / Jeremy B. C. Jackson and Loren McClenachan The isotopic ecology of fossil vertebrates and conservation paleobiology / Paul L. Koch, Kena Fox-Dobbs, and Seth D. Newsome Evaluating human modification of shallow marine ecosystems: mismatch in composition of molluscan living and time-averaged death assemblages / Susan M. Kidwell Using a macroecological approach to the fossil record to help inform conservation biology / S. Kathleen Lyons and Peter J. Wagner -- Conservation paleobiology in deep time. Seven variations on a recent theme of conservation / Geerat J. Vermeij Metaphor, inference, and prediction in paleoecology: climate change and the Antarctic bottom fauna / Richard B. Aronson Ecological modeling of paleocommunity food webs / Peter D. Roopnarine Paleobiology and the conservation of the evolving web of life / Gregory P. Dietl Speciation and shifting baselines: prospects for reciprocal illumination between evolutionary paleobiology and conservation biology / Warren D. Allmon -- Conservation paleobiology at work. Putting the dead to work: translational paleoecology / Karl W. Flessa Conservation paleobiology roundtable: from promise to application / Alison G. Boyer, Mark Brenner, David A. Burney, John M. Pandolfi, Michael Savarese, Gregory P. Dietl and Karl W. Flessa -- Epilogue: conservation paleobiology in the anthropocene
Notes "This book is an expanded reprint of the proceedings of a short course entitled "Conservation Paleobiology: Using the Past to Manage for the Future" that ... was convened at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Portland, Oregon, in 2009"--ECIP information
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Paleobiology.
Conservation biology.
Author Dietl, Gregory P., editor
Flessa, Karl W., editor
LC no. 2017013691
ISBN 9780226506692 (cloth) (alkaline paper)
9780226506722 (paperback) (alkaline paper)