Ostracod Palaeoecology

  1. Jonathan A. Holmes and
  2. Allan R. Chivas
  1. Patrick De Deckker

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/131GM06

The Ostracoda: Applications in Quaternary Research

The Ostracoda: Applications in Quaternary Research

How to Cite

De Deckker, P. (2002) Ostracod Palaeoecology, in The Ostracoda: Applications in Quaternary Research (eds J. A. Holmes and A. R. Chivas), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/131GM06

Author Information

  1. Department of Geology, The Australian National University, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909905

Online ISBN: 9781118668689

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Keywords:

  • Ostracoda, Fossil;
  • Paleontology—Quaternary;
  • Paleoecology—Methodology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction - The Ostracod Animal

  • Ostracod Biology of Relevance to Valve Chemistry

  • The Ostracod Carapace and Valves

  • Palaeoecological Information Obtainable from Ostracods

  • Lacustrine Environments and Considerations about Ostracod Valve Chemistry: Towards a Better Reconstruction of Environmental Conditions

  • Conclusions