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Scientists have begun to study the fossilization process to understand how likely various species were to be preserved.
The dredged shell had higher strontium concentrations on the inner shell surfaces and measurable concentrations of iron and silica, indicating early fossilization, whereas the flesh and weathered shell had lower strontium concentrations, and iron and silica concentrations below detection limits.
Solifuges tend to be associated today with dry habitats and conditions for fossilization are most favorable where there are substantial bodies of water into which animals can fall and be buried.
Tradition has always been important in fostering the esprit de corps of fighting units, and can lead to fossilization.
And because fossilization is so rare, it takes a very large population to produce even a few fossils.
Richard Brown, in Halyburton's Nova Scotia, and he attributed their fossilization to the inundation of the ground on which the forests stood.
So to me, photography functions as a fossilization of time.
Garret's position challenges Tom's decision not to sell in the belief that he is protecting his spiritual value and securing the continuity of his artistic production if he situates his work outside the devaluating system of commodification and fossilization enforced by canonization.
Amber is formed as a result of the fossilization of resin, which takes millions of years to be formed.
The idea that Skeels put forth--that the deep muck and peat and floating mats of vegetation ("quaking bogs") in the late Pleistocene were natural traps that these heavy animals would have broken through--is still accepted as primary taphonomic event involved in the fossilization of these proboscideans.
Consequently, security and electronic exchange of data needs led to the development of proprietary maintaining processes like wide area networks (WAN) and virtual private networks (VPN) and to system fossilization.
The hyphae are septate and probably represent signs of incipient decay of the stem prior to fossilization.