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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 Royal Tyrrell Museum

An alphabetized fossil encyclopedia, a page on oil and gas exploration, an online Burgess Shale exhibit, and a virtual tour are among the features of this Website of Alberta's Royal Tyrell Museum. The virtual tour takes users everywhere from the juvenile Albertosaurus skeleton to the cafeteria. Although the tour is mainly designed for those preparing to visit the museum, virtual tour-goers can...

http://www.tyrrellmuseum.com
View Resource The Division of Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History

A real find for anyone interested in prehistoric life, the American Museum of Natural History's Division of Paleontology site brings the ancient to life. Easily accessible, the site presents numerous materials, from images of the fossil record to artists' representations of the prehistoric world and its wilder inhabitants, the dinosaurs. For those interested in the people behind the scenes, as...

https://www.amnh.org/research/paleontology
View Resource Team of Paleontologists Discovers New Dinosaur Species

Working as part of a joint expedition, scientists from India and the United States (including the well-known paleontologist Paul Sereno from the University of Chicago) announced this Wednesday that they discovered a new carnivorous dinosaur species in the Narmada River region in western India. Based on the bones located by the team, this newly discovered species of dinosaur was between 25-30 feet...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2003/0815
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 University of California -- Museum of Paleontology: Understanding Evolution

This is a neat website from the University of California - Museum of Paleontology designed to help teachers explain evolution to their students. The homepage presents a sitemap artfully chalked out on a blackboard with two main categories: Learning Evolution and Teaching Evolution. The Learning Evolution category links to sections on Nature of Science, Misconceptions, History of Evolutionary...

https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/home.php
View Resource Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History-Department of Paleobiology: Research

This website presents information about paleobiological research at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The Smithsonian Department of Paleobiology staff "investigate many areas of study, including how long-term physical changes of ancient global geography and climate have affected the evolution of plants and animals, how ecosystems have responded to these changes, and how these...

https://naturalhistory.si.edu/research/paleobiology
View Resource Paleontological Research Institution

The mission of the Ithaca, N.Y.-based Paleontological Research Institution (first mentioned in the January 10, 2003 NSDL Scout Report for Physical Sciences) is "to increase and disseminate knowledge about the history and evolution of the Earth and its life." The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) website offers brief information about the work of several different researchers including...

https://www.priweb.org/
View Resource Palaeontologica Electronica (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on February 18, 1998)

The contents of the online Palaeontologia Electronica (PE), a journal of paleontology supported by eight paleontological organizations from around the world, can be accessed by clicking anywhere on its colorful "cover". The journal features commentary, articles, technical articles, and reviews of books. The text "(print)" appears next to the articles that can be downloaded or printed in PDF form....

https://palaeo-electronica.org/
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