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Unformatted text preview: 3) Why is the fossi l record useful despite its completeness? yes we can still study a lot with 180,000 dinosaur-500 genola-few thousand species. speed, growth, feeding mechanism. .. etc. can be estimate w/ 180,000 4) How do we collect/ analyze fossils? a) Collection. (Excavation) b) Preparation: air chisels, color bnobsives, hand needles; acid preparation c) Study. (Measurement) callipers, CT scanner., 3 D scanner. 5) When did human recognize for what they are? Leonarda Do Vinci Conrad Gesner. Nichol outs steno. principle of superposition, Gorges Curvier-vertebrate Pate ontology. Ricaud Owen. William Buckland Charles lych, Charles Darwin....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2010 for the course GEL 107 taught by Professor Motani during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.
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