Sedimentology and taphonomy of the Oldman Formation (Campanian), Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta (Canada)

@article{Dodson1971SedimentologyAT,
  title={Sedimentology and taphonomy of the Oldman Formation (Campanian), Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta (Canada)},
  author={P. Dodson},
  journal={Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology},
  year={1971},
  volume={10},
  pages={21-74}
}
  • P. Dodson
  • Published 1971
  • Geology
  • Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
  • Abstract Sediments of the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Oldman Formation at Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, have yielded an exceedingly rich fauna of dinosaurs. These fluviatile sediments show characteristics of both meandering and braided channels. Fossil molluscs, plants, and diverse salamanders indicate that Oldman sediments were deposited in fresh water, and the very sparse agglutinated Foraminifera recovered fail to controvert this conclusion. Annual growth rings in wood and vertebrate… CONTINUE READING
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