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Karen Carr (maintained by Ralph Gauer of The Fernleaf): Triassic Landcsape. This painting is on permanent display at The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, in Norman, Oklahoma.

UntraveledRoad, Paris, ID: Petrified Forest National Park Information Center. The Photographic Virtual Tour Website. Go to: Triassic Landscape.

The Natural History Museum, London: Dino Directory. Go to: Plateosaurus.

Geologyshop: Dinosaur Pictures (and other contemporaneous taxa). A huge link list to some of the best images of the most famous dinosaurs. Some of them showing paleovegetation reconstructions.

Leif Arndorff, Sweden: Upper Triassic and Lower Jurassic palaeosols from southern Scandinavia (Lund Publications in Geology No 116), Palaeoenvironmental reconstructions. Carnian and Rhaetian scenery.

Caitlin Dempsey, About.com: What is GIS? A brief introduction to the Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Eric W. Weisstein, Eric's Scientific Book List. A database of books in scientific and technical fields. Geology, Biology, and Evolution.

Steve Grand, Cyberlife Research (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.): Delegate sensibilities.

Links for Palaeobotanists: On the art of attending conferences.

ISTA OnLine: Some web-links which may provide tips and information for your next presentation.

! William R. Buck, Kevin E. Indoe and Thomas A. Zanoni, The LuEsther T. Mertz Library of The New York Botanical Garden: Index to American Botanical Literature. The Index contains entries dealing with various aspects of extant and fossil American plants and fungi, including systematics and floristics, morphology, and ecology, as well as economic botany and general botany (publications dealing with botanists, herbaria, etc.). Search the Database. The keywords in the keywords field need to be separated with commas. Please note the palaeobotany category field. Excellent!

Vicki Funk, U.S. National Herbarium, Department of Botany, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.; & Michael Donoghue, University Herbaria, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA: Cladistic Literature. A list of cladistic references.

Alwynne B. Beaudoin, Canadian Association of Palynologists (CAP): Resources for the Identification of Plant Macroremains. A bibliography about the identification of seeds and fruits. From CAP Newsletter 23(2):7-11, 2000.

Richard A. Reyment, Palaeontologia Electronica, 31 January 2002: Evolutionary Patterns: Growth, Form, and Tempo in the Fossil Record. Edited by Jeremy B.C. Jackson, Scott Lidgard, and Frank K. McKinney. Book review.

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.

Raynald Levesque, Canada: Raynald's SPSS Tools. This web site includes more than 350 free sample syntax, macros and scripts classified by purpose as well as tips, FAQs, tutorials and a Newbie's Corner.

Wolfram Research, Inc.: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics. MathWorld is a comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia intended for students. Go to: Probability and Statistics.

Alwynne B. Beaudoin, The CAP Library, University of Alberta, Edmonton: Book Reviews.

Mark McCaffrey, NOAA: Paleoclimatology Slide Sets. A comprehensive online set of attractive slides, providing background on a variety of paleoclimatology subjects, including Ice Ages, Tree Rings, Ice Cores, Coral Reefs and much more.

Mark McCaffrey, NOAA: Paleoclimatology Slide Sets. A comprehensive online set of attractive slides, providing background on a variety of paleoclimatology subjects, including Ice Ages, Tree Rings, Ice Cores, Coral Reefs and much more. Go to: Tree Rings.

Pangea International, Inc. (a petroleum consulting firm): Geology.com. This site provides quality URL links to current topics in Earth Sciences. It is updated regularly. Go to: Geological Organizations.

Alwynne B. Beaudoin, Provincial Museum of Alberta, Edmonton: A Dictionary of Quaternary Acronyms and Abbreviations. This dictionary consists of acronyms and abbreviations in Quaternary studies, including societies and technique abbreviations and "terms in common use".

Richard Tyson, Fossil Fuels and Environmental Geochemistry, Newcastle Research Group (NRG), Newcastle: Kerogen image gallery index. These images concentrate mainly on non-palynomorph particulate organic matter, plus some oil-prone "algal" palynomorphs.

TAPHOS 2002. International Conference on Taphonomy and Fossilization. Valencia (Spain). The paleontological workshop will be held at Valencia (Spain) during February 14-17, 2002. See also here.

Valentí Rull, Barcelona: High-impact palynology in petroleum geology. Worth checking out: Palynomorph pictures, and Links to Palynology/Palecplogy.

! Erasmus Conferences Tours and Travels, Athens, Greece. Go to: 6th European Paleobotany - Palynology Conference Athens, August 29 - September 2, 2002.

Andrea Tintori, Renato Posentato, Evelyn Kustatscher & Michael Wachtler: New Triassic fish faunas from paralic environments in the Alps. Abstract (plant fossils are also mentioned).

ENDS (Environmental Data Services Ltd), London: ENDS Environment Daily. ENDS publishes an in-depth monthly professional journal and a daily internet-based news briefing on European environmental affairs.

Jim O'Donnell, Caltech Library System, California Institute of Technology: Maps and Information about Maps.

PBS, Alexandria, Virginia (a private, non-profit media enterprise): Geology of the Grand Canyon: Scroll Down Through History.

Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris: Sciences de la Terre, Natural History Science Museums in France (in French). An index.

(Maria Follieri, Marco Giardini, D. Magri, Marta Mariotti, Anna Maria Mercuri, Arturo Paganelli); Gruppo di Lavoro per la Paleobotanica, Societa' Botanica Italiana (in Italian). Worth checking out: Bibliografia Paleobotanica / Palinologica Italiana.

Angelo Troia, Laboratorio Fisiologia Vegetale e Micropropagazione, Dipartimento di Scienze Botaniche dell'Universita' degli Studi di Palermo: The Isoëtes Page. A bibliography.

Google Web Directory: Science > Biology > Botany > Plants > Ferns.

Bruce H. Tiffney, UC Santa Barbara: Tracking the Course of Evolution (hosted by UCMP), Plants and Their Predators Through Time. A ramble through the positive and negative (from the plant's point of view) interactions between terrestrial plants and those insects and vertebrates who feed upon them. Examine TWO GRAPHICS showing (1) a simple time line of plant predation and (2) the relationship of plant diversification and the phylogeny of vertebrate plant predators.

T. H. Heaton, University of South Dakota (Originally created by V.J. Ansfield, University of South Dakota): Geoscience Departments WWW Directory - U.S. & Canada.

Michael T. Garrison, Websurfer´s Biweekly Earth Sciences Review: Geology of the United States of America: States and Localities, and Maps and Cartography, Geological Maps of USA States. Link directories.

Richard Cowen, UC Davis: Tracking the Course of Evolution (hosted by UCMP), Extinctions: Forest fires Among the Trees of Life.

WGBH Educational Foundation and Clear Blue Sky Productions, Inc.: Evolution, Patterns of Extinction.

Will Dunham (Reuters), Space.com: Did Triassic Asteroid Impact Spare the Dinosaurs?

Robert Sanders, Public Information Office, University of California at Berkeley: New evidence links mass extinction with massive eruptions that split Pangea supercontinent and created the Atlantic 200 million years ago. NEWS RELEASE, 4/22/99. See also here.

Karina G. Hankins, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA: PALEOECOLOGY OF THE BIOTIC RECOVERY FROM THE END-TRIASSIC MASS EXTINCTION, LOWER JURASSIC SUNRISE FORMATION, NEW YORK CANYON, WEST-CENTRAL NEVADA. Abstract, GSA Annual Meeting, November 5-8, 2001.

Lawrence H. Tanner, Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ, Bloomsburg, PA: THE TRIASSIC-JURASSIC BOUNDARY EVENT: SEARCHING FOR THE MECHANISM . Abstract, Earth System Processes - Global Meeting (June 24-28, 2001).

Ellen Thomas, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut: Biological Diversity and Evolution through Time. Lecture notes ("notes") and palaeontological links.

Ellen Thomas, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut: Biological Diversity and Evolution through Time. Lecture notes ("notes") and palaeontological links. Go to: Carboniferous Plants. Two images of Carboniferous forests, Figures from: Stanley: Earth System History, 1999, and K. R. Johnson and R. K. Stucky, 1995.

Ellen Thomas, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut: Biological Diversity and Evolution through Time. Lecture notes ("notes") and palaeontological links. Go to: Mesozoic Life on Land: Dinosaurs, Flowers and Insects.

Ellen Thomas, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut: Biological Diversity and Evolution through Time. Lecture notes ("notes") and palaeontological links. Go to: The Greatest Extinction of Them All: the End of the Permian.

Ellen Thomas, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut: Biological Diversity and Evolution through Time, and General resources on the web. Lecture notes ("notes") and palaeontological links.

Clayton Bolitho, Heyward Library, Bendigo, La Trobe University, Australia: 560 - Paleontology & Paleozoology. Scroll down to: 561 Paleobotany; Fossil microorganisms.

Scott Hertzberg, Online Research and Information Center (ORIC), National Criminal Justice Reference Service, July, 2000: Getting the Most Out of Web Search Services. Web searching workshop.

Comissão Brasileira de Sítios Geológicos e Paleobiológicos (Brazilian Commission of Geological and Paleobiological Sites).

Brittonia. Brittonia (The New York Botanical Garden), assuming the broadest possible definition of the field of systematic botany, has been an important outlet for the publication of original research articles on anatomy, botanical history, chemotaxonomy, morphology, paleobotany, phylogenetic systematics, taxonomy, and phytogeography. See also here.

! NASA, Earth Observatory. The purpose of NASA's Earth Observatory is to provide a freely-accessible publication on the Internet where the public can obtain new satellite imagery and scientific information about our home planet. The focus is on Earth's climate and environmental change. By activating the glossary mode, you can view each page with special terms highlighted that, when selected, will take you to the appropriate entry in the glossary. Use the full-text search engine, or go to: Global Fire Monitoring. See also datasets and images about: 1 km2 fires, and 4 km2 fires, Excellent!

! NASA, Earth Observatory. The purpose of NASA's Earth Observatory is to provide a freely-accessible publication on the Internet where the public can obtain new satellite imagery and scientific information about our home planet. The focus is on Earth's climate and environmental change. By activating the glossary mode, you can view each page with special terms highlighted that, when selected, will take you to the appropriate entry in the glossary. Use the full-text search engine, or go to: Data and Images. To view a particular dataset, select one of the data types in this column, e.g. Vegetation, or Landcover Classification.

Margot Guerra Sommer and Claiton M. S. Scherer, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Brazilian Commission of Geological and Paleobiological Sites): Sítios Paleobotânicos do Arenito Mata nos Municípios de Mata e São Pedro do Sul, RS (in Portuguese). A Brazilian deposit of fossil silicified wood.

Instituto de Geociências, Universidade de Brasília: Geo-Sites in the World Wide Web.

Palaeontological Museum, University of Zurich, Switzerland. See also here.

Center for Astrobiology, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA: PALEONTOLOGY (Winter 2001). Lecture overheads and color slides. Go to: Lecture 12: Origin and Evolution of Land Plants.

Klemens Minn, Geologisch-naturkundlicher Lehrpfad Ockfen, "Das Erdzeit-Mittelalter bricht an". Scroll down to: "Muschelkalk". A reconstruction of Voltzia heterophylla.

Center for Astrobiology, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA: PALEONTOLOGY (Winter 2001). Lecture overheads and color slides. Go to: Lecture 7 Mass Extinction.

Øyvind Hammer, Paleontological Museum, University of Oslo: Computational Paleontology, Computer graphics reconstructions. Carboniferous sceneries with Calamites and Sigillaria.

Links for Palaeobotanists: Images of Plant Fossils / Paleovegetation Reconstructions.

dmoz: Science: Earth Sciences: Conferences, and Science: Biology: Conferences.

Société Géologique de France: e-geologie, ACTUALITÉS.

The American Geological Institute: The Geosciences Calendar.

Geological Society of America: Calendar of geological and other scientific meetings. Go to: Geoscience Calendar - 2002.









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