Geoscience Guide To The Burgess Shale
Murray Coppold and Wayne Powell
Centred on the world's most important animal fossils, this new book weaves plate tectonics, mountain building, evolution, trilobites, soft-bodied fossils, and global climate change into a story of life's beginnings. The guide is written in accessible style for students, teachers and the interested public. Geoscience professionals will appreciate its synthesis of up-to-date research. New colour artwork brings the Burgess fauna to life, and Cambrian trilobites are illustrated by high quality photographs.
Historical vignettes provide a glimpse of some key personalities. Published in full colour by The Yoho-Burgess Shale Foundation, this illustrated guidenow available through the CSPG office.