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Mathematical and Image Analysis of Stromatolite Morphogenesis

Batchelor, Murray; Burne, Robert; Henry, B I; Watt, S D


Stromatolites are internally laminated organosedimentary structures that result from the environmental interactions of Benthic Microbial Communities. They have been traditionally described and classified either by quasi-Linnean taxonomic systems or by morphometric schemes. Neither of these approaches has proved entirely satisfactory. The application of the mathematics of evolving surfaces provides a promising alternative for the modelling and classification of stromatolites in terms of their...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Mathematical Geology
DOI: 10.1023/B:MATG.0000007779.17079.fd


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