Maurits Lindström (10 May 1932 – 14 November 2009) was a Swedish geologist and paleontologist. Lindströms initial work was divided among two topics conodont paleontology and the structural geology of the Scandinavian Caledonides in Lappland.
|Born||10 May 1932|
|Died||14 November 2009(aged 77)|
|Fields||Geology, Paleontology, Meteoritics|
In 1970, he described the conodont families Cordylodontidae, Gondolellidae, Proconodontidae and Rhipidognathidae. In 1971, he described the conodont genera Baltoniodus, Microzarkodina and Paracordylodus. Lindström published conodont studies up to 1987 after which he only supervised students working with conodonts.
Awards and tributesEdit
He received the Pander Medal awarded by the Pander Society, an informal organisation founded in 1967 for the promotion of the study of conodont palaeontology.
- Bergström, Stig M.; Bergström, Jan; Kumpulainen, Risto; Ormö, Jens; Sturkell, Erik (2007). "Maurits Lindström – A renaissance geoscientist". GFF. 129 (2): 65–70. doi:10.1080/11035890701292065.
- A suprageneric taxonomy of the conodonts. Maurits Lindström, Lethaia, Volume 3, Issue 4, pages 427–445, October 1970, doi:10.1111/j.1502-3931.1970.tb00834.x
- Vom Anfang, Hochstand und Ende eines Epikontinentalmeeres. Maurits Lindström, Geologische Rundschau, March 1971, Volume 60, Issue 2, pages 419-438, doi:10.1007/BF02000464
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