- Books

Planet Ocean: A Story of Life, the Sea, and Dancing to the Fossil Record

Planet Ocean A Story of Life the Sea and Dancing to the Fossil Record This is the paperback edition of the great pop paleontology book with the fabulous art that inspired a show that toured the nation s natural history museums In its own way it has inspired many people

  • Title: Planet Ocean: A Story of Life, the Sea, and Dancing to the Fossil Record
  • Author: Bradford Matsen Ray Troll
  • ISBN: 9780898156188
  • Page: 286
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This is the paperback edition of the great pop paleontology book with the fabulous art that inspired a show that toured the nation s natural history museums In its own way it has inspired many people to take a new look at the fossil record and imagine creatures and things as they might have beena blend of word and image unlike any other.From the Trade Paperback edition.This is the paperback edition of the great pop paleontology book with the fabulous art that inspired a show that toured the nation s natural history museums In its own way it has inspired many people to take a new look at the fossil record and imagine creatures and things as they might have been a blend of word and image unlike any other.From the Trade Paperback edition.

    • ☆ Planet Ocean: A Story of Life, the Sea, and Dancing to the Fossil Record || ✓ PDF Read by ↠ Bradford Matsen Ray Troll
      286 Bradford Matsen Ray Troll
    • thumbnail Title: ☆ Planet Ocean: A Story of Life, the Sea, and Dancing to the Fossil Record || ✓ PDF Read by ↠ Bradford Matsen Ray Troll
      Posted by:Bradford Matsen Ray Troll
      Published :2018-05-10T18:18:57+00:00

    1 thought on “Planet Ocean: A Story of Life, the Sea, and Dancing to the Fossil Record

    1. I've spent a good portion of this year Dancing to the Fossil Record! After exploring the lives of Mary Anning and William Smith, I finally dove into Matsen and Troll's Planet Ocean. Truth be told, I became a Ray Troll fan in the late 90's when we visited the Newport Bay Aquarium in Oregon and experienced the Planet Ocean exhibit. By the next year, the exhibit came to Denver! We went to the opening of this exhibit and got to meet Ray Troll and Brad Matsen as my Planet Ocean book can now attest - [...]

    2. In a format that seems very much the precursor to "Cruisin' the Fossil Freeway" by Kirk Johnson and Ray Troll, this book takes you on a fossil finding road trip from the Burgess Shale in Canada, BC then to the Smithsonian and back through Kansas. Certainly, though the biggest trip is through the collective heads of Matsen and Troll, whose historical fictional accounts of swimming with the mosasaurs in the midwest gives scale to fright and flight. Troll's drawing as always are inspirational and w [...]

    3. Fascinating to read, and the illustrations are colorful, detailed and lively. It is a fun look at the history of our planet's ancient lifeforms.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *