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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The future of paleontology: taphonomy's role 

      Plotnick, Roy E.; Walker, Sally E. (Death Decay Disintegration: The Newsletter for Research on Taphonomy, 1991-11)
      Few fields within paleontology have as high a potential for fruitful interactions with other disciplines as does taphonomy. For example, the processes and results of fossil diagenesis should be of great interest to our ...
    • The future of paleontology and taphonomy: part 2 

      Plotnick, Roy E.; Walker, Sally E. (Death Decay Disintegration: The Newsletter for Research on Taphonomy, 1993-02)
      We accept as a given that research in taphonomy will have a continuing impact within paleontology but, as we discussed in issue Number 3 of DDD, it is vital that this work also be brought to the attention of non-paleontologists. ...