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Carrie L. Tyler
Post-Doctoral Associate
                                                   


RESEARCH INTERESTS: 
Processes governing the distribution, paleoecology and evolution of marine invertebrates
The role of taphonomy and the fidelity of the fossil record in the development of macro-evolutionary and macro-ecological models
The application and development of quantitative paleontological methods
Macroscale evolutionary patterns and changes in ecosystem structure through geologic time
Morphometrics and functional morphology of marine invertebrates

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS:
Quantitative estimates of higher-taxon fidelity
Durophagous predation pressure on patelliform gastropod shell morphology
Spatial variation in predation pressure and encounter rates: energy and onshore-offshore gradients
Microtraces of drilling predation
Predation pressure on rhynchonelliform brachiopods through the Phanerozoic