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Special issues - January 2020

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Thematic special issues from e-journals which the Library provides offsite access to for Fellows using 'Athens' logins are listed below. Open Access special issues which require no passwords are also listed.


Earth and environmental science transactions of the Royal Society of EdinburghThe fauna and flora of the Insect Limestone (late Eocene), Isle of Wight, UK. Vol.2

Earth and environmental science transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh vol.110 no.3-4 Pages 279-554 (September 2019)
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This is the 2nd special issue on the fauna and flora of the Insect Limestone of the Isle of Wight, UK. It contains eight papers on fossil vertebrates, crustaceans, cockroaches, earwigs, praying mantises, grasshoppers, crickets, locusts, bugs, beetles, flies and lacewings. There is also a multi-authored overview paper where the fauna and flora are used to interpret the terrestrial palaeoecology, palaeoenvironment and palaeoclimate at that time. The 1st special issue was published in vol.104 no.3-4.

Geoscience frontiersOphiolites – geodynamic and environmental implications

Geoscience frontiers vol.11 issue 1 Pages 1-362 (January 2020)
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The first 11 papers in this issue are devoted to recent observations, data and ideas about ophiolites in Iran, Italy, New Caledonia, the Philippines, and Turkey.

Quaternary internationalQuaternary Stratigraphy and Hominids Around Europe: SEQS 2017 meeting

Quaternary international vol.534 Pages 1-210 (December 2019)
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This special issue contains papers on two main topics: 1) overviews and summaries of some of the Quaternary Terrestrial Stratigraphic key-sites from different countries; and 2) multidisciplinary and multiproxy (mainly archaeological, geochronological and palaeontological) data across Quaternary Stratigraphy of Europe and Asia from Atlantic coast in the west to Baikal area in the east, from Kola peninsula in the north to the Arabian-Caucasus region in the south, also focussing the reconstruction of Pleistocene palaeoenvironments that hosted hominids.

Monograph of the Palaeontographical SocietyOstracoda from the Turonian of South-east England. Part 1

Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society vol.173 no.655 Pages 1-75(2019)
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This volume describes and illustrates Ostracod assemblages from the Turonian Stage of the Late Cretaceous from Kent. Part 1 is concerned with the suborders Cladocopina, Platycopina, Sigilliocopina, Bairdiocopina and Cypridocopina. The stratigraphic occurrence has been determined by examining 7877 specimens, assigned to 31 species group taxa arranged in 10 genera.