Fraser, Nicholas C, Smithson, Timothy R and Clack, Jennifer A (2018) A legacy in fossils: a tribute to Stan(ley) Wood – Preface. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISSN 1755-6910

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Abstract

Stan Wood had a gift for finding exceptional Early Carboniferous fossils. Among them are 32 type specimens. His discoveries significantly changed our understanding of the history of life on Earth. Many of the fossils he collected are on display in museums across the UK and the localities he discovered continue to yield important new material. Here we briefly review some of Stan Wood's key achievements and describe the legacy he left.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A General Works > AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
A General Works > AS Academies and learned societies (General)
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Q Science > QE Geology
Q Science > QL Zoology
Theme: Understanding the natural world
Department: Natural Sciences
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2018 14:06
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2018 14:06
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/2067

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