Harrison, Terry

Paleontology and Geology of Laetoli: Human Evolution in Context

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Table of contents

1. Laetoli Revisited: Renewed Paleontological and Geological Investigations at Localities on the Eyasi Plateau in Northern Tanzania
Terry Harrison

2. Paleontological Localities on the Eyasi Plateau, Including Laetoli
Terry Harrison, Amandus Kweka

3. Sedimentology, Lithostratigraphy and Depositional History of the Laetoli Area
Peter Ditchfield, Terry Harrison

40Ar/39Ar Dating of Laetoli, Tanzania
Alan L. Deino

5. Petrology, Geochemistry and Age of Satiman, Lemagurut and Oldeani: Sources of the Volcanic Deposits of the Laetoli Area
Godwin F. Mollel, Carl C. Swisher, Mark D. Feigenson, Michael J. Carr

6. Geochemistry and Mineralogy of Laetoli Area Tuffs: Lower Laetolil through Naibadad Beds
Lindsay J. McHenry

7. Geochemical and Mineralogic Characterization of Middle Stone Age Tools of Laetoli, Tanzania, and Comparisons with Possible Source Materials
Katherine A. Adelsberger, Karl R. Wirth, Audax Z. P. Mabulla, Daniel C. Bowman

8. The Ecology and Biogeography of the Endulen-Laetoli Area in Northern Tanzania
Peter Andrews, Marion K. Bamford, Efrem-Fred Njau, Godson Leliyo

9. Phytoliths and Pollen, the Microscopic Plant Remains in Pliocene Volcanic Sediments Around Laetoli, Tanzania
Lloyd Rossouw, Louis Scott

10. Fossil Woods
Marion K. Bamford

11. Fossil Leaves, Fruits and Seeds
Marion K. Bamford

12. Serengeti Micromammal Communities and the Paleoecology of Laetoli, Tanzania
Denné N. Reed

13. The Taphonomy and Paleoenvironmental Implications of the Laetoli Micromammals
Denné N. Reed, Christiane Denys

14. Coprolites: Taphonomic and Paleoecological Implications
Terry Harrison

15. Stable Isotopic Analyses of Laetoli Fossil Herbivores
John D. Kingston

16. Feeding Ecology and Niche Partitioning of the Laetoli Ungulate Faunas
Thomas M. Kaiser

17. Paleoenvironments of Laetoli, Tanzania as Determined by Antelope Habitat Preferences
Laura C. Bishop, Thomas W. Plummer, Fritz Hertel, Kris Kovarovic

18. Environmental Change within the Laetoli Fossiliferous Sequence: Vegetation Catenas and Bovid Ecomorphology
Kris Kovarovic, Peter Andrews

19. Large Mammal Evidence for the Paleoenvironment of the Upper Laetolil and Upper Ndolanya Beds of Laetoli, Tanzania
Denise F. Su

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Paleontology, Geology, Evolutionary Biology, Animal Systematics/Taxonomy/Biogeography, Animal Ecology

Publication year
Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology
Page amount
13 pages
Natural Sciences

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