Introduction to the Study of Dinosaurs, 2nd Edition
February 2006, ©2006, Wiley-Blackwell
- Balances scientific rigour with real world examples.
- This new edition includes updates on recent finds and an increased coverage of evolution and physiology.
- Also features end of chapter discussion questions, easy reference glossary, new references at the end of each chapter, and high-quality, full color figures and photographs throughout.
1. Why Study Dinosaurs?.
2. Overview of Scientific Methods.
3. History of Dinosaur Studies.
4. Paleontology and Geology as Sciences.
5. Dinosaur Anatomy and Classification.
6. Dinosaur Evolution.
7. Dinosaur Taphonomy.
8. Dinosaur Physiology.
14. Dinosaur Ichnology.
15. Birds as Dinosaurs.
16. Dinosaur Extinctions.
Anthony Martin is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies at Emory University, where he has taught for 15 years.
- Highly accessible introduction to dinosaurs places scientific method at the crux of the studies
- Intended for both majors and non majors; balances scientific rigor with real world examples
- New edition includes updates on recent finds and an increased coverage of evolution and physiology
- Features end of chapter discussion questions, easy reference glossary, new references at the end of each chapter, and high-quality, full color figures and photographs throughout
–Raymond Freeman-Lynde, University of Georgia
“Introduction to the Study of Dinosaurs is packed
with information and covers the essential topics thoroughly.
Martin’s style makes the reading fun and easy, so that the
information is easy to assimilate. In addition, the website is an
excellent resource, providing a wealth of information and links for
–Gus Winterfeld, Idaho State University
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