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Understanding the palaeoenvironmental conditions of Corumbella werneri and biomineralisation of Sinotubulites: geobiological and palaeoenvironmental perspectives of the earliest mineralised skeletal biotas

Grant number: 22/14705-5
Support Opportunities:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Post-doctor
Effective date (Start): February 19, 2023
Effective date (End): June 18, 2023
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics - Nuclear Physics
Principal Investigator:Márcia de Almeida Rizzutto
Grantee:Gabriel Ladeira Oses
Supervisor: Rachel Alison Waye Wood
Host Institution: Instituto de Física (IF). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Research place: University of Edinburgh, Scotland  
Associated to the scholarship:21/07007-7 - Palaeometry applied to the investigation of biomineralization, environments and fossil preservation, BP.PD


The Ediacaran-Cambrian transition (ca. 541 Ma, or younger) witnessed profound palaeobiological innovations concerning metazoans (animals), such as predation, motility and biomineralisation, that inaugurated ecological interactions that impacted evolution through the Phanerozoic (

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