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Clarendon Press , Oxford [Eng.], New York
Fossil hominids -- Kenya, Paleoecology -- Kenya., Geology -- K
ContributionsLeakey, Meave G., Leakey, Richard E.
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LC ClassificationsGN282 .K66, GN282 K66
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Paginationv. 4. :
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Open LibraryOL21645869M
ISBN 100198573928, 0198575025

The seventh volume in the Koobi Fora Research Project monograph series, The Carnivora describes the carnivore collection of fossils recovered from the Omo-Turkana Basin. The order is well represented at Koobi Koobi Fora research project. book by 6 families, each of which is described in a separate section.

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This volume introduces the Koobi Fora Research Project, a multidisciplinary project involving a a large number of scientists investigating many aspects of early man living to 1 to 3 million years ago on the shores of Lake Turkana, northern Kenya. The book is divided into 5 : Meave G.

Leakey. The sixth volume in the Koobi Fora Research Project monograph series, The Fossil Monkeys describes the non-human primate collection of fossils recovered from the Omo-Turkana Basin.

The extensive collection of monkey fossils represents eight genera of small and large colobines and cercopithecines, including Colobus, Rhinocolobus, Cercopithecoides, Paracolobus, Format: Hardcover.

The sixth volume in the Koobi Fora Research Project monograph series, The Fossil Monkeys describes the non-human primate collection of fossils recovered from the Omo-Turkana Basin. The extensive collection of monkey fossils represents eight genera of small and large colobines and cercopithecines, including Colobus, Rhinocolobus, Cercopithecoides, Paracolobus.

The hominid cranial remains from the East Africa fossil site, Koobi Fora, comprise the richest available source of evidence for interpreting hominid taxonomy and phylogenetic history.

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This volume not only reviews the Koobi Fora evidence, but includes a morphological and morphometric survey of all the other relevant Plio-Pleistocene fossil evidence for hominid evolution. Koobi Fora Research Project: Volume 3 by J. Harris,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Koobi Fora is a region around Koobi Fora Ridge, on Koobi Fora research project. book eastern shore of Lake Turkana, is in the territory of the nomadic Gabbra people. The term East Turkana can be used for the whole area.

The ridge is an outcrop of mainly Pliocene/Pleistocene is composed of claystones, siltstones, and sandstones that preserve numerous fossils of land mammals. Nina G. Jablonski, Meave G. Leakey (eds): Koobi Fora Research Project. Volume 6: The Fossil Monkeys Article (PDF Available) in International Journal of Primatology 29(6) December Author: Kathleen Blue.

Book review: Koobi Fora Research Project, Volume 6: The Fossil Monkeys Article in American Journal of Physical Anthropology (4) August. This volume, the fifth in the important Koobi Fora series on human origins, reports archaeological finds from excavations at East Turkana in northern Kenya from It concentrates on the evidence from the period between and million years ago for reconstructing the behavior of early human ancestors.

During this research study, new interdisciplinary methods of survey. Margaret E. Lewis is the author of Koobi Fora Research Project ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews)5/5(1). Buy Koobi Fora Research Project: Hominid Cranial Remains v Hominid Cranial Remains Vol 4 (Researches into Geology, Palaeontology & Human Origins) by Wood, Bernard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Department of Anthropology Stanford University Stanford, California Koobi Fora Research Project, Vol. 4: Hominid Cranial Remains. By Bernard Wood. Oxford University Press Oxford,xxvi+ pp., $ (hard cover)Cited by: Koobi Fora Research Project: Volume 6 The Fossil Monkeys.

California Academy of Science. The sixth volume in the Koobi Fora Research Project monograph series, The Fossil Monkeys, describes the non-human primate collection. colobine and cercopithecine monkeys were subtler than they are today. Chapter VII, by M. Leakey, P. Gathogo, and N.

Jablon-ski, reviews the geology of the Omo-Turkana Basin and the Koobi Fora Formation. A previous volume in the Koobi Fora Research Project series (Feibel et al. ) provides a more. Anna Katherine "Kay" Behrensmeyer is an American taphonomist and is a pioneer in the study of the fossil records of terrestrial ecosystems and engages in geological and paleontological field research into the ecological context of human evolution in East Africa.

She is Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology in the Department of Paleobiology at the Smithsonian Alma mater: Washington University in St. Skin We Are In.

MarchNew Africa Books. Skin We Are In tells the story of the evolution of human skin color through the eyes and voices of curious children and one thoughtful uncle. It was created jointly by South African writer, Sindiwe Magona, American anthropologist, Nina Jablonski, and multimedia artist, Lynn Fellman.

Koobi fora research project volume 4: Hominid cranial remains. Bernard Wood. New York: Oxford University Press. xxvi + pp. ISBN 0‐19‐‐5. $ (cloth)Cited by: 1. Koobi Fora Research Project: Volume 6 The Fossil MonkeysCalifornia Academy of Science.

The sixth volume in the Koobi Fora Research Project monograph series, The Fossil Monkeys, describes the non-human primate collection. The many faces of homo Fora research project, Vol. 4: Hominid cranial remains. By Bernard Wood (). Oxford: Clarendon Press. xxvi + pp. $ (cloth).Cited by: 4.

The Koobi Fora research project, has been the main program behind some of the most notable hominid fossil discoveries of the past two decades, the most recent being Kenyanthropus platyops. [1] Louise Leakey has promoted an initiative to place digital models of fossil collections in a virtual laboratory African Fossils where models can be.

Visit the Stony Brook University website. Stony Brook University serves as the academic base affiliated with the Turkana Basin Institute.

It provides facilities and support for lecture series, symposia, outreach, and fundraising activities; an academic home for graduate and postdoctoral students from both America and Africa; and Internet library access for the research centers.

Glynn Isaac leading a tour. Koobi Fora, Kenya, Glynn and local assistant analyzing a dead elephant at Peninj (Lake Natron). Northern Tanzania, Glynn and Barbara with daughters Gweneira and Ceri.

Drake's Bay, California, Glynn at an excavation site. Koobi Fora, Kenya, Glynn taking notes. Koobi Fora (East Turkana), Kenya.

the archaeological research component at Koobi Fora as part of what quickly developed into a highly interdisciplin-ary project. Almost immediately, this area along the eastern shore of Lake Rudolph/Turkana had become a major pro-ducer of fossil hominid remains: at least three, perhaps more, kinds, including the first relatively complete cranium.

refers primarily to a region around Koobi Fora Ridge, located on the eastern shore of Lake Turkana in the territory of the nomadic Gabbra tribe.

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According to the National Museums of Kenya, the name comes from the Gabbra language:: In the language. Koobi Fora Research Project v. 7: The Carnivora by A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. The Koobi Fora sand spit on the east side of the lake served as the National Museums' field headquarters for the Koobi Fora Research Project on that side of the lake, the subsequent West Turkana Project, more recent fieldwork at Lothagam and Kanapoi, and ongoing field research by: 6.

Footprints from Koobi Fora, Kenya These footprints show the oldest undisputed evidence of hominins (probably Homo erectus) walking in an efficient style like we do. A key question about human origins concerns when our style of upright walking became fully modern.

Glynn L. Isaac is the author of Koobi Fora Research Project ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ) and After the Australopithecines ( 3/5(1).Kay Behrensmeyer Senior Research Geologist and Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology Behrensmeyer, Anna K. [Book review] "The Dragon in the Cliff - a Novel Based on the Life of Anning,mary - Cole,s." G.

L. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. "Chapter 2, Geological Context and Paleoenvironments." in Koobi Fora Research Project Volume 5.Koobi Fora refers primarily to a region around Koobi Fora Ridge, located on the eastern shore of Lake Turkana in the territory of the nomadic Gabbra people. According to the National Museums of Kenya, the name comes from the Gabbra language.

The ridge itself is an outcrop of mainly Pliocene/Pleistocene sediments.