Mats Eriksson

Professor

Research

At the present Eriksson’s research interests can be largely summarized into the following broad topics; (1) Virtual and molecular paleontology; (2) Lagerstätten and the nature of exceptional preservation and taphonomy; (3) Cambrian faunal dynamics, exceptional preservation, biostratigraphy and event stratigraphy, with special focus on the Cambrian Orsten Lagerstätte; (4) Ordovician and Silurian high-resolution biostratigraphy and faunal dynamics; (5) The evolutionary history of annelids, with particular focus on jaw-bearing polychaetes; (6) Diet and trophic structures in ancient ecosystems; (7) The history of paleontology, and the art of reconstructing ancient organisms. 

Recent research outputs

Lei Zhang, Shan Chang, Can Chen, Mats E. Eriksson, Qinglai Feng, Michael Steiner, Maliha Zareen Khan, Jean Vannier, Marie Béatrice Forel & Sébastien Clausen, 2021, In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 567, 110192.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mats Eriksson, 2020 Apr, Prehistoric Magazine, 13, April 2020, p. 34-48.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication or newspaperSpecialist publication article

Stig M. Bergström, Mark Kleffner & Mats E. Eriksson, 2020 Apr, In: Lethaia. 53, 2, p. 199-216 18 p.

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