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Unformatted text preview: life. Anoxic- Total decrease in the level of oxygen. Principle of Fossil Succession- A stratigraphic sequence, different species of fossil organisms appear in a definite order; once a fossil species disappears in a sequence of strata, it never reappears higher in the sequence. Adaptive radiation- The evolution of ecological and phenotypic diversity within a rapidly multiplying lineage. Human taxonomy- Primate, hominid, Homo, Homo sapiens...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2012 for the course GEOL 460:100 taught by Professor Lepre during the Spring '12 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '12