Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0080494749
  • ISBN-13: 9780080494746
  • DDC: 567.9
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 869 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1997 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1997

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This comprehensive and up-to-date scholarly encyclopedia on dinosaurs and dinosaur science includes detailed illustrations, in-depth references, thorough cross-references and exhaustive documentation. It is the essential reference work for advanced students and researchers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Thematic Table of Contents.
Contributors.
A Guide to Using the Encyclopedia.
Foreword.
Preface.
Dedication.
1: Abelisauridae.
2: Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
3: African Dinosaurs.
4: Age Determination of Dinosaurs.
5: Albany Museum, Grahamstown, South Africa.
6: Algerian Dinosaurs.
7: Allosauroidea.
8: American Dinosaurs.
9: American Museum of Natural History.
10: Ankylosauria.
11: Ankylosauridae.
12: Antorbital Fenestra.
13: Archaeopteryx.
14: Archosauria.
15: Arctometatarsalia.
16: Argentinean Dinosaurs.
17: Armor.
18: Asian Dinosaurs.
19: Australasian Dinosaurs.
20: Aves.
21: Avetheropoda.
22: Avialae.
23: Barun Goyot Formation.
24: Bastús Nesting Site.
25: Bavarian State Collection for Paleontology and Historical Geology, Munich.
26: Bayan Mandahu.
27: Bayn Dzak.
28: Behavior.
29: Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
30: Biogeography.
31: Biomechanics.
32: Biometrics.
33: Biomineralization.
34: Biostratigraphy.
35: Bipedality.
36: Bird Origins.
37: Bolivian Dinosaurs.
38: Bone Cabin Quarry.
39: Bone Chemistry.
40: Brain.
41: Braincase Anatomy.
42: Brazilian Dinosaurs.
43: British Dinosaurs.
44: Bullatosauria.
45: Cabo Espichel.
46: Cameros Basin Megatracksite.
47: Canadian Dinosaurs.
48: Cañon City.
49: Carenque.
50: Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
51: Carnosauria.
52: Cedar Mountain Formation.
53: Central Asiatic Expeditions.
54: Cerapoda.
55: Ceratopsia.
56: Ceratosauria.
57: Chemical Composition of Dinosaur Fossils.
58: Chinese Dinosaurs.
59: Chinle Formation.
60: Cleveland–Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry.
61: Cloverly Formation.
62: Coelurosauria.
63: Coloniality.
64: Color.
65: Como Bluff.
66: Computers and Related Technology.
67: Connecticut River Valley.
68: Constructional Morphology.
69: Coprolites.
70: Craniofacial Air Sinus Systems.
71: Cretaceous Period.
72: Crocodylia.
73: Crystal Palace.
74: Dalton Wells Quarry.
75: Deccan Basalt.
76: Deinonychosauria.
77: Denver Museum of Natural History.
78: Devil’s Coulee Dinosaur Egg Historic Site.
79: Diet.
80: Dinosauria: Definition.
81: Dinosaur National Monument.
82: Dinosauromorpha.
83: Dinosaur Provincial Park.
84: Dinosaur Ridge.
85: Dinosaur Society.
86: Dinosaur Valley.
87: Dinoturbation.
88: Distribution and Diversity.
89: Djadokhta Formation.
90: Dockum Group.
91: Dromaeosauridae.
92: Dry Mesa Quarry.
93: Dryosauridae.
94: Edmonton Group.
95: Egg Mountain.
96: Eggs, Eggshells, and Nests.
97: Elmisauridae.
98: Embryos.
99: Enantiornithes.
100: Environments of Dinosaur Preservation.
101: Erenhot Dinosaur Museum.
102: Euornithopoda.
103: European Dinosaurs.
104: Evolution.
105: Extinction.
106: Extinction, Triassic.
107: Fabrosauridae.
108: Fatima.
109: "Feathered" Dinosaurs.
110: Flaming Cliffs.
111: Footprints and Trackways.
112: Forelimbs and Hands.
113: Fruita Paleontological Area.
114: Fruitland Formation.
115: Functional Morphology.
116: Gastralia.
117: Gastroliths.
118: Genasauria.
119: Genetics.
120: Geologic Time.
121: Ghost Ranch.
122: Glen Canyon Group.
123: Glen Rose, Texas.
124: Graduate Studies.
125: Group Behavior.
126: Growth and Embryology.
127: Growth Lines.
128: Hadrosauridae.
129: Hadrosaurinae.
130: Hell Creek Flora.
131: Hell Creek Formation.
132: Herrerasauridae.
133: Heterochrony.
134: Heterodontosauridae.
135: Hindlimbs and Feet.
136: Histology of Bones and Teeth.
137: History of Dinosaur Discoveries.
138: First Golden Period in the USA.
139: Quiet Times.
140: Research Today.
141: Howe Quarry.
142: Hypsilophodontidae.
143: Iguanodontidae.
144: Indian Dinosaurs.
145: Institute de Paléontologie, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
146: Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology.
147: Intelligence.
148: Ischigualasto Formation.
149: Japanese Dinosaurs.
150: Judith River Wedge.
151: Jurassic Park.
152: Jurassic Period.
153: Keuper Formation.
154: Khodja-Pil Ata.
155: Kirtland Formation.
156: Lameta Formation.
157: Lance Formation.
158: Land-Mammal Ages.
159: Las Hoyas.
160: Legislation Protecting Dinosaur Fossils.
161: Lesotho Dinosaurs.
162: Life History.
163: Lommiswil.
164: Long Necks of Sauropods.
165: Lufeng.
166: Maniraptora.
167: Maniraptoriformes.
168: Marginocephalia.
169: Megalosaurus.
170: Megatracksites.
171: Mesozoic Era.
172: Mesozoic Faunas.
173: Mesozoic Floras.
174: Mexican Dinosaurs.
175: Microvertebrate Sites.
176: Middle Asian Dinosaurs.
177: Migration.
178: Mongolian Dinosaurs.
179: Morrison Formation.
180: Musculature.
181: Musée des Dinosaures, Espéraza, Aude, France.
182: Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University.
183: Museum of Earth Science, Brigham Young University.
184: Museum of the Rockies.
185: Museums and Displays.
186: National Museum, Bloemfontein, South Africa.
187: Natural History Museum, London.
188: Nemegt Formation.