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Geology Guide to Web Sources: Paleontology

Resources

  Faunmap. An electronic database documenting late Quaternary distributions of mammal species in the U.S.; it allows users to learn about & investigate the evolution of mammalian communities during the last 40,000 years.

 

History of Palaeozoic forests. English translation of a paper by Hans Kerp from Natur und Museum 126(12): 421-430. Good introduction to Carboniferous paleobotany.

 

Paleontology Without Walls. An online exhibit of phylogeny, geology and evolution, along with links to resources on the Web .

 

Polyglot Paleontologist. English translations of non-English paleontological literature (mostly vertebrate).

 

Strange Science: The Rocky Road to Modern Paleontology and Biology. A very entertaining site chronicling some of the less distinguished moments in the history of paleontology. Excellent section on biographical data for early paleontologists.

 

UC Berkeley Museum of Paleontology. Take a tour of a nifty museum; it's more than just fossils!

 

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