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Palaeobotany Collections

Pratt Museum of Natural History, Amherst College, Amherst, MA: Paleobotany.

Museum of Paleontology (UCMP), University of California, Berkeley: Paleobotany Collection: Catalogs and Information. The UCMP paleobotany catalog contains information on type specimens of fossil plants, algae, and fungi. It includes over 8,000 specimens cataloged through 1986

Palaeontology Institute, Museum of Natural History, Berlin: Collections Palaeobotany. The palaeobotanical collections of Cotta, Knappe, Mahr, Rühle von Lilienstern, Schlotheim, Schönlein.

The Canadian Museum of Nature Online: Earth Sciences Collections. Fossil plants, fossil fungi, fossil pollen.

Museum of Nature and Science, Denver: Follow a Plant Fossil.

Paläobotanische Sammlung, Institut für Spezielle Botanik, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena (Collection Schweitzer).

National Museums of Kenya. Tour of the Fossil Plants.

Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville, VA: Fossil Plant Collections.

Bradley Kemp, The University of Kansas, Lawrence: Scientists bring expertise and fossil collection to KU.

Carmen Diéguez, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (CSIC), Madrid: The Collection of Palaeobotany of the Museum. At the moment the inventory comprises 5630 records (specimens and sets) with 560 different taxa.

Paleobotany Division, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven: Search the Paleobotany Collection, and History of the Paleobotany Collection.

Laboratoire de Paléobotanique et de Paléoécologie, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris: Collection de Paléobotanique (in French).

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA: The paleobotany collection.

Richard Stafursky, Lewes, Delaware: A World Species List (WSL), Animals, Plants and Microbes, Established April, 1994; World Species List - Plant Fossils.

Department of Palaeobotany, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm: Collections. Visit the database: Rhaetian and Jurassic plants of Scania.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs: Fossil Plant Collection.

Martina Weber and Ralf Buchner, Department of Ultrastructure Research and Palynology, Institute of Botany, University of Vienna, Austria: PalDat. This is a palynological database developed to catalogue the palynological data which has accumulated at the University of Vienna Institute of Botany over the years.

Wladyslaw Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow, Poland: Scientific Collections, Palaeobotanical Museum.

Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC: Fossil Plant and Algae, Fossil Plant and Algae Type Register. With search engine (gopher).












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Palaeontology Collections (including Palaeobotanical Specimens)

Museum of Paleontology (UCMP), University of California, Berkeley: Paleontology Resources, and Paleontological Collection Catalogs and Related Resources. u!

The Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow, Scotland: Search the Hunterian Museum Geology INCA Database. 12,000 geological specimens searchable from the database online. You can also search the HUG database (mostly uncatalogued material).

International Palaeontologial Association (I.P.A.): Directory of Fossil Collections of the World. I.P.A.s goal is to collect data from museums, academic institutions and departments, curators, and other collection managers in order to create an indexed, searchable on-line database listing information about fossil collections around the world.

Johanna Kovar-Eder, Natural History Museum Vienna: Catalogue of Palaeontological Types in Austrian Collections. A project of the Austrian Academy of Science, the Natural History Museum Vienna, and the Oesterreichische Nationalbank. The "Catalogue of Palaeontological Types in Austrian Collections" is a database that includes types as well as figured specimens and reference material kept in Austrian institutions. It contains now about 51 000 animal and plant fossils.

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History: Evolution of Terrestrial Ecosystems DataNet. ETE DataNet is designed to make large datasets on fossil faunas and floras from continental deposits available to the global scientific community and the public via the internet. It provides a standarized format, map searchability, query functions and downloading capabilities.

F.F. Steininger and U. Jansen, Naturmuseum und Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, Frankfurt am Main: Die paläontologischen Sammlungen Deutschlands. Palaeontological collections in Germany, sorted in alphabetical order (PDF file). In German. Excellent!











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Fossil Protection

The American Association of Paleontological Suppliers (A.A.P.S.). A.A.P.S. was organized to create a professional association of commercial fossil and mineral collectors and preparators for the purpose of promoting ethical collecting practices and cooperative liaisons with researchers, instructors, curators and exhibit managers in the academic and museum paleontological community.

W. Douglas Boyce, Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey Division, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador: Fossil Protection Links.

Glen J. Kuban, Kuban's Paleo Place: Fossil Legislation and Ethics.

North Coast Fossil Club, Cleveland, Ohio: North Coast Fossil Club Safety Rules, and Field Trip Safety (by Glen J. Kuban).

Vincent L. Santucci, National Park Service, Kemmerer, WY, and Marikka Hughes, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Paleobotany Division, New Haven: Fossil Cycad National Monument: A Case of Paleontological Resource Mismanagement.

Fred Weir, The Christian Science Monitor: Skullduggery among Russia's old bones. Disappearing fossils leave a trail of unanswered questions.










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This index is compiled and maintained by Klaus-Peter Kelber, Mineralogisches Institut, Universität Würzburg,
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Last updated February 05, 2002

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