GEL 107 - FOSSIL RECORD GEL107 Lecture 2 1 What are fossils...

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1 1 FOSSIL RECORD GEL107, Lecture 2 2 What are fossils and how are they formed? What are Lagerstätten? How do we collect and analyze fossils? How likely is fossilization? How many species live today and in the past? 3 FOSSIL What comes to your mind?
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2 4 http://drervin.com/Fossils/Ammonite%205.jpg http://www.fossilmuseum.net/Fossil_Gal eries/Ammonites/Discos caphites_conradi/FH007B.jpg Ammonites 5 ht p://www.mcz.harvard.edu/Departments/InvertPaleo/Trenton/Intro/PaleoPage/TrentonFauna/Arthropoda/Trilobita/Trilobita.htm Trilobites 6 T. rex
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3 7 FOSSIL Mineralized remains of a part or all of the body of an animal of the past, preserved in a rock ??? 8 http://www.uky.edu/KGS/coal/webgeoky/fieldtrip/jacksonpurchase/Pb030122Resized.jpg Fossil plants 9 FOSSIL Mineralized remains of a part or all of the body of an animal of the past, preserved in a rock organism
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4 10 Amber containing animals Frozen Mammoth Fossil of plant sap 11 Mineralized remains of a part or all of the body of an animal of the past, preserved in a rock FOSSIL organism whatever way 12 http://gpc.edu/~pgore/geology/historical_lab/preservationlab.php : Imprints of hard parts
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5 13 Trace Fossils Trails Borings Tracks 14 Coprolites Root marks 15 Mineralized remains of a part or all of the body of an animal of the past, preserved in a rock FOSSIL organism whatever way or its impression
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2009 for the course GEL GEL 107 taught by Professor Jishin during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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GEL 107 - FOSSIL RECORD GEL107 Lecture 2 1 What are fossils...

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