The Burgess Shale

Field Guidebooks

CARON, J.-B., AND D.M. RUDKIN (Editors). 2009. A Burgess Shale Primer: History, Geology, and Research Highlights. Burgess Shale Consortium, Toronto, 108 pages.

An updated overview of the history and recent research advances with colour images of new and common species from the Burgess Shale. (download the free PDF version here).
COPPOLD, M., AND W. G. POWELL. 2006. A Geoscience Guide to the Burgess Shale, Geology and Paleontology in Yoho National Park. The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation, 75 pages.

A popular overview of the geology and fossils from the Burgess Shale.