Skip Navigation

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

Paleontology -- Computer network resources

Resources
View Resource Palaeontologia Electronica

Palaeontologia Electronica includes technical contributions in the form of papers, editorials, announcements, book reviews, etc. on any topic from any branch of paleontology or related biological disciplines. In addition to the full text of all articles (available in HTML and Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format), this site contains sections on Grants and Resources, Annotated Web Sites, Call for Papers...

https://palaeo-electronica.org/owner.htm
View Resource The Paleontological Society

The Paleontological Society, an international non-profit organization founded in 1908, created this Web site devoted to the advancements in paleontology. The site allows paleontologists access to abstracts in a few journals including Paleobiology. Prospective students will discover grant opportunities. Media representatives with questions about the history of life on earth can find contacts for...

https://www.paleosoc.org/
View Resource Fossil Mammal Research Group

This website presents the Fossil Mammal Research Group whose "members are palaeontologists and archaeologists as well as palaeoenvironmental specialists in the School of Biological & Earth Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, UK." Subjects of study by the Research group include mammalian fauna development over the past 30 million years, Plio-Pleistocene and Holocene climate change, and...

https://www.amnh.org/research/paleontology/collections/fossi...
View Resource Fossilworks: Gateway to the Paleobiology Database

Intended as a public resource for scientists around the world, the Paleobiology Database "has been organized and operated by a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional, international group of paleobiological researchers. Its purpose is to provide global, collection-based occurrence and taxonomic data for marine and terrestrial animal and plants of any geologic age, as well as Web-based software for...

http://fossilworks.org/bridge.pl?
View Resource Paleontology Portal

Created by the University of California Museum of Paleontology, with assistance from the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology and the United States Geological Survey, the Paleontology Portal is a nice resource for anyone who may be interested in the field of paleontology. The site is divided into a number of separate areas, and visitors would do well to begin by taking a look through the Exploring...

http://paleoportal.org
View Resource Florida Museum of Natural History: Vertebrate Paleontology UF Master Database

Hosted by the Florida Museum of Natural History, this online database allows researchers and others to search the University of Florida Vertebrate Paleontology (UF) Collection. The UF Collection of 209,432 catalogued specimens contains "many unique (i.e. not found in other museums) fossil vertebrates from important sites spanning from the Eocene and Pleistocene epochs." The UF Collection features...

https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/vertpaleo-search/
View Resource Dallas Paleontological Society

The Dallas Paleontological Society promotes the science of paleontology by creating a "network for the exchange of data between professionals and serious amateurs in the field." Everyone should visit the Paleontological Information System, which is an easily searchable database containing information and photos of numerous specimens, related documents, and a glossary. In the Paleontological Info...

https://dps.wildapricot.org/
View Resource Important new dinosaur located in Utah

Recently, a team of researchers in a remote area of eastern Utah led by Utah state paleontologist James I. Kirkland made an important discovery that has been described as a type of dinosaur “missing link”. Essentially, this “link” represents a rather primitive plant-eater that evolved from the meat-eating raptors that also gave rise to modern birds. The dinosaur has been named Falcarius utahensis,...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2005/0506
View Resource John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

Millions of years ago, central Oregon was a hotbed of volcanic activity. Curious geologists and others can learn about the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument on this most excellent Flash-enabled online tour. After "flying" in overhead to the site, visitors can learn about the 40 million year history of the site that would later become the John Day Fossil Beds. The next area of the site is...

https://www.nps.gov/features/joda/
View Resource Paleontology Portal (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on November 30, 1999)

It's appropriate that clicking on the segments of a nautilus shell can access the different sections of this engaging site, and paleontologists (both neophyte and expert) will find much to pique their interest here. The portal is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, along with the University of California Museum of Paleontology, the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, and the United...

http://paleoportal.org
Next →