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  • Toward a predictive taphonomy 

    Plotnick, Roy E.; Speyer, Stephen E. (1990-07-02)
    FROM THE EDITORS: Toward a predictive taphonomy A favorite children's questions about fossils (usually regarding dinosaurs) is "How do you know where to find them?" In other words, "Can we, as paleontologists, predict ...
  • Is taphonomy a fad? 

    Plotnick, Ray E.; Speyer, Stephen E. (Death Decay Disintegration: The Newsletter for Research on Taphonomy, 1989)
    FROM THE EDITORS: Is taphonomy a fad? Every so often, generally triggered by an unexpected discovery, certain fields of science experience a sudden burst of popularity, often accompanied by major influxes of research ...