Webby and his dedicated cohorts are to be congratulated for producing this admirable and insightful stocktake...The book stands as an indispensable reference.(Geoffrey Playford American Association of Stratigraphic Polynologists Newsletter)
I would recommend it to anyone who seeks a deeper insight into the events that shaped the earliest truly diverse animal communities hosted by our planet.(Lynne M. Clos Bone Bug Journal)
The book is well produced and will provide a valuable source... as it should, considering the expertise of the contributors. It should be on the shelves of all geological libraries.(Adrian Rushton Geological Magazine)
An excellent summary of the Ordovician as we know it.(Stephen K. Donovan Priscum)
About the Author
Barry D. Webby is a senior paleontologist at the Center for Ecostratigraphy & Paleobiology at Macquarie University, Sydney. Florentin Paris is a CNRS research director in geosciences at the University of Rennes, France. Mary L. Droser is a professor in the Department of Earth Science, University of California, Riverside. Ian G. Percival is chief paleontologist at the Geological Survey of New South Wales, Australia.