D. McIlroy, ed., 2004, The Geological Society of London Special Publication 228, 490 p. (Hardcover, US $174.24) ISBN: 1-86239-154-8.

Ichnology is one of the most important tools for interpreting depositional environments preserved in the Phanerozoic sedimentary record. Such trace fossils as tracks, trails, burrows, nests, rooting patterns, and borings are the products of organism-substratum interactions. Trace fossils rarely are reworked, and therefore preserve in-situ evidence of organisms that once lived above, at, or below the substratum in aquatic or terrestrial settings. Ichnology, over the last 40 years, has been a rapidly developing, interdisciplinary science that spans paleontology and sedimentology with...

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