The future of the fossil record.

  title={The future of the fossil record.},
  author={David Jablonski},
  volume={284 5423},
  • D. Jablonski
  • Published 25 June 1999
  • Environmental Science
  • Science
The fossil record provides a powerful basis for analyzing the controlling factors and impact of biological evolution over a wide range of temporal and spatial scales and in the context of an evolving Earth. An increasingly interdisciplinary paleontology has begun to formulate the next generation of questions, drawing on a wealth of new data, and on methodological advances ranging from high-resolution geochronology to simulation of morphological evolution. Key issues related to evolutionary… 
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