Tuebingen Antiquariat / Publications / Books

Mary Droser Publications





Zhu, M., Gehling, J.G., Xiao, S., Zhao, Y., and Droser, M., 2008. An eight-armed
Ediacara fossil preserved in contrasting taphonomic windows from China and
Australia.  Geology,   19 MS pages

Droser, M.L. and Gehling, J.  2008.  Synchronous Aggregate Growth in an Abundant New Ediacaran Tubular Organism.  Science, v. 319, pp. 1660-1662.

Finnegan, S. and Droser, M. 2008. Body Size, energetics, and the Ordovician restructuring of marine ecosystems., Paleobiology, v. 34, p. 342-359.

Finnegan, S. and Droser, M.  2008.  Reworking  diversity: effects of storm deposition on evenness and sampled richness, Ordovician of the Basin and Range (UT and NV).  PALAIOS, v. 23, pp. 87-96.

Boyer, D. and Droser, M.L.  2007.  Devonian monospecific assemblages: new insights into the ecology of reduced-oxygen depositional settings.  Lethaia, v. 40, pp. 321-333.

Kennedy, M.J., Droser, M.L., Mayer, L.M., Pevear D.2006.  Late Precambrian Oxygenation; Inception of the Clay Mineral Factory.  Science, vol. 311, p. 1446-1449.

Jensen, S., Droser, M.L. and Gehling, J.G.  2006.  A critical look at the Ediacaran trace fossil record. In Xiao, S. and Kaufman, A.J. (eds.)  Neoproterozoic Geobiology and Paleobiology, Springer, NY, pp. 115-157.

Droser, M.L., Gehling, J.G., and Jensen, S.R., 2006. Assemblage Palaeoecology of  the Ediacara Biota. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,  v. 232, pp. 131-147. 

Gehling, J.G., Droser, M., Jensen, S.R., and Runnegar, B. N., 2005. Ediacaran Organisms:  Relating Form to Function. In Briggs, D.E.G (ed.) Evolving Form and Function:  Fossils and Development.  Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven., p. 43-66.

Droser, M.L. Gehling, J.G., and Jensen, S.R., 2005. Ediacaran trace fossils:  True or false?  In Briggs, D.E.G (ed.) Evolving Form and Function:  Fossils and Development.  Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, p. 125-138.

Finnegan, S. and Droser, M.L., 2005. Relative and absolute abundance of trilobites and rhynchonelliform brachiopods across the Lower/Middle Ordovician boundary, eastern Basin and Range. Paleobiology, v. 31, p. 480-502.

Jensen, S., Droser, M.L., and Gehling, J.G., 2005.  Trace fossil preservation and the early evolution of animals. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,  v, 220, p. 19-30.

Gaines and Droser, 2005. New Approaches to Understanding the Mechanics of Burgess shale-type deposits:  From the micron scale to the global picture. The Sedimentary Record, v. 3,  p. 4-8.

Gaines, R.R., Kennedy, M.J., and Droser, M.L., 2005.  A New hypothesis for Burgess Shale-type preservation in the Middle Cambrian Wheeler Shale, House Range, Utah, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 220, 193-206

Boyer,  Bottjer and Droser, in press 2004. Ecological Signature of Lower Triassic Shell Beds of the  Western Untied States, PALAIOS, vol. 19,

Mángano, M. G., and Droser, M. L. 2004. The Ichnologic Record of the Ordovician Radiation;, in Webby, B. D., Paris, F., Droser, M. L., and Percival, I. G. (eds.), The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event. Columbia University Press, New York. pp. 369-379

Droser, M.L., Jensen, S.R., and Gehling, J.G., 2004. Development of the early Paleozoic mixed layer:  implications for secular trends in the preservation of event beds, trilobite trace fossils and the distribution of siltstone, Geol. Soc., Memoirs London

Finnegan, S. and Droser, M.L., 2003, Paleoecological significance of the the Ibexian-Whiterockian (Lower-Middle Ordovician) boundary in the Great Basin, western US, , in Albanesi, G L., Beresi, M.S., and Peralta, S.H., eds., Ordovician from the Andes, INSUGEO, Tucuman p. 297-303. 

Mangano, M.G. and Droser, M., 2003. Ecospace utilization and paleoenvironmental expansion during the Ordovician radiation: the ichnologic evidence, in Albanesi, G L., Beresi, M.S., and Peralta, S.H., eds., Ordovician from the Andes, INSUGEO, Tucuman, p. 315-319

Boyer, D. and Droser, M.L., 2003, Shell beds of the Kanosh and Lehman Formations of Western Utah:  Paleoecological and paleoenvironmental interpreations, Brugham Young Stud. In Geology, v. 47, p. 1-15.

Gaines, R. R., and Droser, M. L. 2003. Paleoecology of the familiar trilobite Elrathia kingii: An early exaerobic zone inhabitant. Geology, 31(11):941-944.

Droser, M. L., and Finnegan, S. 2003. The Ordovician Radiation: A Follow-up to the Cambrian Explosion? Interg. Comp. Biol., 43:178-184.

Droser, M.L., Jensen, S.R., Gehling, J.G., Myrow, P.M., Narbonne, G., 2002. Lowermost Cambrian Ichnofabrics from the Chapel Island Formation, Newfoundland: Implications for Cambrian Substrates, PALAIOS. 

Jensen, S., Gehling, J. G., Droser, M. L., and Grant, S. W.F. 2002. A scratch circle origin for the medusoid fossil Kullingia. Lethaia, 35: 291-299.

Droser, M. L., Jensen, S., and Gehling, J. G. 2002. Trace fossils and substrates of the terminal Proterozoic-Cambrian transition: Implications for the record of early bilaterians and sediment mixing. PNAS, 99(20):12572-12576.

Bottjer, D.J., Droser, M.L., P.M. Sheehan and G.R. McGhee, Jr. 2001, The ecological architecture of major events in the Phanerozoic history of marine  invertebrate life. In: Allmon, W.D. and Bottjer, D.J. (eds.), Evolutionary Paleoecology: The Ecological Context of Macroevolutionary Change.  New York,  Columbia University Press, p. 35-61.

Gehling, J.G., Jensen, S.R., Droser, M.L., Myrow, P.M., Narbonne, G., 2001,  Refinement of the basal Cambrian GSSP, Fortune Head, Newfoundland, Geological Magazine, v. 138, p. 213-218. 

Parrish JT, Droser ML, Bottjer DJA, 2002. Triassic upwelling zone: The Shublik 
Formation, Arctic Alaska, USA - Reply J SEDIMENT RES 72 (5): 742-743 

Parrish, J.T., Droser, M.L., and Bottjer, D.J., 2001, A Triassic upwelling zone: Lithology, geochemistry, ichnofabrics, and taphonomy of the Shublik Formation, Arctic Alaska, U.S.A.: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 71, p. 272-285. 

Droser, M.L. and Li., X.,  2000, The Cambrian and the diversification of biofabrics, in Riding, R. and Zhuravalev, A., eds., The Ecology of the Cambrian Radiation, Columbia University Press, p. 138-169.

Droser, M.L., Bottjer, D.J., Sheehan, P.M., and McGhee, G.R., Jr., 2000, Decoupling of taxonomic and ecologic severity of Phanerozoic marine mass extinctions, Geology, v. 28, p. 675-678.

Gaines, R. R., M.L. Droser, and N.C. Hughes, 1999, The ichnological record in Ordovician mudstones: Examples from the Cincinnatian strata of Ohio and Kentucky (USA), in Kraft, P. and Fatka, O., eds., Quo vadis Ordovician? Acta Universitatis Carolinae geologica, v. 43, p. 163-166.

Droser, M.L., Li, X., Johns, R., and Sheehan P., 1999. The Ordovician Radiation: Evidence from Carbonate Biofabrics of the Great Basin, western USA, in Kraft, P. and Fatka, O., eds., Quo vadis Ordovician? Acta Universitatis Carolinae geologica, v. 43, p. 455-458.

Droser, M.L., J. G. Gehling, and S. Jensen, 1999.  When the worm turned: Concordance of Early Cambrian ichnofabric and trace-fossil record in siliciclastic rocks of South Australia.  Geology, v. 27, no. 7, pp. 625-628.

Fortey, R.A. and Droser, M.L., 1999.  Trilobites from the base of the type Whiterockian (Middle Ordovician) in Nevada.  Journal of Paleontology, 73(2), pp. 182-201.

Li, X. and Droser, M.L., 1999.   Lower and Middle Ordovician Shell Beds from the Basin and Range Province of the Western United States (California, Nevada, and Utah).  PALAIOS, v. 14, p. 215-233.

Anderson, B, Barrick, R., Droser, M.,  and Stadtman, K., 1999, Hadrosaur skin impressions from the Upper Cretaceous Neslen Formation, Book Cliffs, Utah: Morphology and paleoenvironmental context., in: Gillett, D., ed., Vertebrate Fossils of Utah, Utah Geological Survey Publications, p. 179-186.

Jensen, S., Gehling, G. G., and Droser, M.L., 1998, Ediacara-type fossils in Cambrian sediments. Nature vol. 393, pp., 567-569. 

Anderson, B. and Droser, M.L.,  1998, Ichnofabrics and geometric configurations of Ophiomorpha within a sequence stratigraphic framework: an example from the Upper Cretaceous US western interior., Sedimentology, v. 45, p. 379-396.

Droser, M.L. and Sheehan, P.M., 1997, Palaeoecology of the Ordovician Radiation: Resolution of Large-Scale Patterns with individual clade histories, palaeogeography and environments, Geobios, Mémoire Spécial No. 20, p. 221-229. 

Li, X. and Droser, M.L., 1997. The Nature and Distribution of Cambrian Shell concentrations: Evidence from the Great Basin, CA, NV, UT, Palaios, v. 12, p. 111-126. 

Droser, M.L., Bottjer, D.J., and Sheehan, P.M., 1997. Evaluating the ecological architecture of major events in the history of marine invertebrate life,  Geology, v. 25, p. 167-170.

Bottjer, D.J., Schubert, J.K., and Droser, M.L., 1996.  Comparative evolutionary palaeoecology:  assessing the changing ecology of the past, in  Hart, M., ed., Biotic Recoveries from Mass Extinctions, Geol. Soc. London Spec. Publ, No. 102, p. 1-13.    

Fortey, R.A., and Droser, M.L., 1996.  Trilobites at the base of the Middle Ordovician, Western United States, Journal of Paleontology, v. 70, p. 73-99. [Journal]

Droser, M.L. 1995.  Field Paleobiology: Analyzing significant biotic trends from the stratigraphic record, Palaios, v. 10, p. 507-516. [Journal]

Bottjer, D. J., Campbell, K. A., Schubert, J. K. and Droser, M. L.,1995.  Palaeoecological models non-uniformitarianism, and tracking the changing ecology of the past, in Bosence, D., ed., Geol. Soc. London Spec. Pub., No. 83, p. 7-26.  [Book]

Droser, M.L., Hughes, N.C., and Jell, P., 1994. Infaunal communities and tiering in Lower Palaeozoic nearshore clastic environments:  trace fossil evidence from the Cambro-Ordovician of New South Wales, Lethaia, v.27, p. 273-283.   [Journal]

Bottjer, D. L., and Droser, M. L., 1994.  The History of Phanerozoic Bioturbation, in Donovan, S. K., ed., The Paleobiology of Trace Fossils, Columbia Univ. Press.  p. 155-176.  [Book]

Droser, M. L., Hampt, G., and Clements, S. J., 1993.  Environmental patterns in the origin and diversification of rugose and deep water scleractinian corals, Courier Forschungs   Institut Senckenberg, v. 164, pp. 47-54.   [Journal]

Droser, M. L. and Bottjer, D. J., 1993.  Trends and patterns in Phanerozoic Ichnofabric, Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, vol. 21, pp. 205-225.  [Monograph]

Bottjer, D. J. and Droser, M. L., 1992.  Paleoenvironmental patterns of Biogenic Sedimentary Structures.  In Short Courses in Paleontology, Number 5, The Paleontological Society, pp. 130-135.   [Monograph]

Crimes, T. P. and Droser, M. L., 1992.  Trace fossils and bioturbation: the other fossil record, Annual Review Ecology and Systematics, 23:339-360.  [Monograph]

Hughes, N. C. and Droser, M. L., 1992.  Trace fossils from the Phe Formation (Lower Cambrian), Zanskar Valley, northwestern India, Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, vol. 32, pp. 139-144.  [Journal]

Droser, M. L. and O'Connell, S., 1992.  Trace fossils and ichnofabric in Triassic sediments from cores recovered on Leg 122, in von Rad, U., Haq, B. U., et al., (eds) Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 122, College Station, Texas, pp. 475-485.  [Journal]

Sepkoski, J. J., Jr., Bambach, R., Droser, M. L., 1991.  Secular Changes in Phanerozoic Event Bedding and the Biological Overprint, in Einsele, G., Ricken, W., and Seilacher, A., eds., Cyclic and Event Stratification, 2nd edition, Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 298 312.  [Book]

Droser, M. L., 1991.  Ichnofabric of the Paleozoic Skolithos ichnofacies and the nature and distribution of the Skolithos Piperock, PALAIOS, V. 6, pp. 316 325.  [Journal]

Bottjer, David J. and Droser, M. L., 1991.  Ichnofabric and basin analysis, PALAIOS, vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 199 205.  [Journal]

Droser, M. L. and Bottjer, D. J., 1991.  Trace fossils and ichnofabric in Leg 119 cores, in Barron, J., Larsen, B., et al., Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, v. 119, pp. 635 641.  [Journal]

Droser, M. L. and Bottjer, D. J., 1990.  Ichnofabric of sandstones deposited in high energy nearshore environments:  measurement and utilization, PALAIOS, v. 4, pp. 598 604.  [Journal]

Droser, M. L. and Bottjer, D. J., 1990.  Depth and extent of early Paleozoic bioturbation:  pattern and process, in Miller, W. (ed.) Paleontological Society Special Publication Paleocommunity Temporal Dynamics:  Patterns and Processes of Long Term Community Development, pp. 153 165.  [Book]

Droser, M. L. and Bottjer, D J., 1989.  Ordovician increase in extent and depth of bioturbation:  implications for understanding early Paleozoic ecospace utilization, Geology, v. 17, pp. 850 852.  [Journal]

Bottjer, D. J., Droser, M. L., and Jablonski, D., 1988.  Palaeoenvironmental trends in the history of trace fossils, Nature, v. 333, pp. 252 255.  [Journal]

Droser, M. L. and Bottjer, D. J., 1988.  Trends in extent and depth of bioturbation in Cambrian carbonate marine environments, Geology, v. 16, pp. 233 236.  [Journal]

Droser, M. L. and Bottjer, D. J., 1986.  A semiquantitative field classification of ichnofabric, Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v. 54, pp. 558 560.  [Journal]

Bridge, J. S. and Droser, M. L., 1985.  Depositional environment of an unusual limestone within the Chemung Magnafacies, in Woodrow, D. L. and Sevon, W. (eds.) The Catskill Delta, Geological Society of America Special Paper 201, pp. 143 161. [Monograph]



Let us help you with your search