Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Special Edition on the Ediacaran

Check out the new Special Edition of Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology (Paleo3) edited by Lidya Tarhan and our own Marc Laflamme:

Ediacaran Environments and Ecosystems
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
Volume 434, Pages 1-62 (15 September 2015) 
www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00310182/434

CONTENTS
  1. An examination of the evolution of Ediacaran paleoenvironmental and paleoecological research. L. Tarhan and M. Laflamme
  2. Depositional and preservational environments of the Ediacara Member, Rawnsley Quartzite (South Australia): Assessment of paleoenvironmental proxies and the timing of ‘ferruginization'. L.G. Tarhan, M.L. Droser and J.G. Gehling
  3. Role of low intensity environmental disturbance in structuring the earliest (Ediacaran) macrobenthic tiered communities. P.R. Wilby, C.G. Kenchington and R.L. Wilby
  4. Dickinsonia liftoff: Evidence of current derived morphologies. S.D. Evans, M.L. Droser and J.G. Gehling
  5. The discs of Avalon: Relating discoid fossils to frondose organisms in the Ediacaran of Newfoundland, Canada. G. Burzynski and G.M. Narbonne
  6. Fossil preservation through phosphatization and silicification in the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation (South China): a comparative synthesis. A.D. Muscente, A.D. Hawkins and S. Xiao

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