Geometric morphometrics and geological shape-classification systems

@inproceedings{MacLeod2002GeometricMA,
  title={Geometric morphometrics and geological shape-classification systems},
  author={Norman MacLeod},
  year={2002}
}
Abstract Many areas of geological inquiry involve the description and/or comparison of shapes. While various morphometric tools have long been available to facilitate these types of comparisons, by far the most common approach to such form-classification has been via the creation of a semiquantitative scale of morphological exemplars, type specimens, etc. to which unknown structures, objects, or specimens can be compared. Such form-scales are ubiquitous—either in terms of text-based… CONTINUE READING

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