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Some fundamental aspects of palentological methodology: its problems and incidence
Porta i Vernet, Jaume de, 1929-
Universitat de Barcelona
Two trends which presently exist in relation to the concept of Paleontology are analyzed, pointing out some of the aspects which negative influence. Various reflections are made based on examples of some of the principal points of paleontological method, such as the influence of a punctual sampling, the meaning of size-frequency distribution and subjectivity in the identification of fossils. Topics which have a marked repercussion in diverse aspects of Paleontology are discussed.
(c) Porta i Vernet, Jaume de, 1929-, 1981
Universitat de Barcelona (UB). Institut de Cièncias de la Terra Jaume Almera (ICTJA)

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