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Early life on Earth : a practical guide / David Wacey
Bib ID 4762117
Format BookBook
Author
Wacey, David
 
Description [Dordrecht, the Netherlands] : Springer, c2009 
x, 274 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781402093883
1402093888
9781402093890
Series

Topics in geobiology ; v. 31.

Full contents
  • Setting the scene: Milestones in the search for early life on Earth
  • pt. 1. Investigating life in early archean rocks
  • 1. What can we expect to find in the earliest rock record?
  • 2. The difficulties of decoding early life
  • 3. Establishing the criteria for early life on Earth
  • 4. Fulfilling the criteria for early life on Earth
  • 5. Techniques for investigating early life on Earth
  • pt. 2. An atlas of claims for early archean life
  • 6. >3700Ma Isua Supracrustal Belt and Akilia Island, S.W. Greenland
  • 7. ~3490Ma Dresser Formation, East Pilbara, Western Australia
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Geology, Stratigraphic -- Archaean.

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