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From Empirical Paleoecology to Evolutionary Paleobiology: A Personal Journey

Richard Bambach

in The Paleobiological Revolution

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780226748610
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226748597 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226748597.003.0021
From Empirical Paleoecology to Evolutionary Paleobiology: A Personal Journey

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This chapter discusses the author's personal journey as a paleoecologist and evolutionary paleobiologist from the 1950s through the 1990s. It provides insights into the central developments of the paleobiological revolution during this period and on the important connections between paleoecology and paleobiology. This recollection illuminates some of the human aspects of doing science and helps reveal how some of the change in paleontology came about.

Keywords: paleobiological revolution; paleoecology; paleobiology; science; paleontology

Chapter.  7313 words. 

Subjects: Palaeontology

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