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! Progress in Palaeobotany and Palynology@
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AlphaGalileo Foundation (an independent source of news from science).

American Geological Institute (AGI), Alexandria, VA. The American Geological Institute is a nonprofit federation of 41 scientific and professional associations that represent more than 100,000 geologists, geophysicists, and other earth scientists. The Institute also provides a public-outreach web site, Earth Science World. A gateway to Earth Sciences. This site offers news and reading lists. See also: Outreach and News.
Additionally, Earth Science World is the home of Earth Science Week.

! Arbeitskreis für Paläobotanik & Palynologie (APP). German palaeobotany newsletter, website hosted by "Paläontologische Gesellschaft" (PDF files).

! Jamie Boyer, New York Botanical Garden: Paleoplant.blogspot.

The Botanical Society of America: The Botanical Society of America MERIT AWARD 2007. Recipients are B. Baldwin, W. Crepet and E. Taylor. See also here.

Botanical Electronic News (BEN) Archive.

Michael Buchwitz, Natural History Museum, Magdeburg, Germany: Triassic critters, Madygen & Co. Letters from a Triassic Lagerstätte.

! Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Germany: forschungsportal.net. Information about research in Germany. Search for "Palaeobotany", "Paleobotany", or "Paläobotanik". The results are ranked and clustered by institutions.

The Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College, Northfield, MN: On the Cutting Edge, Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty (supported by the National Science Foundation): News.

Carnets de Géologie - Notebooks on Geology, Maintenon, France (Editor: Nadine Roulance; Associate Editors: Bruno Granier and Nestor Sander). Carnets de Géologie has been established to provide a new and rapid means of presenting papers in the field of sedimentology, stratigraphy, and paleontology. There are three categories of contribution:
1- Memoirs (long copiously illustrated papers presented in HTML with many links),
2- Articles (1500 to 50,000 words presented in PDF or HTML),
3- Notes (less than 1500 words, mostly in PDF).

CNN.com: Science & Space.

! Richard Cowen, UC Davis Department of Geology: Paleontology in the News.

Y. Dauphin, "Biomineralization and Biologicalcalcifications": Taphonomy and Diagenesis NEWS.

Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft e.V. (DBG), The German Botanical Society. DBG represents the plant sciences and is the largest society for plant scientists in the German-speaking countries. Go to: Actualia.

Tom DeVries, Vashon Island School District, Vashon, WA: Evolution in the News. A collection of some evolution stories on a teacher's web site.

Dinoraeum-Geo-News (A. Brix, Regensburg, Germany): Go to: Keyword: Triassic (in German).

Earth (the former "Geotimes", American Geological Institute, AGI).

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.

Lutz Geißler, Sehmatal-Neudorf: Netzwerk für Geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit. In German.

GEO: GeologistOnline.com (by Geoplace SRL). Registration is needed to get full access.

Die Globale Taxonomie Initiative GTI, Nationale Kontaktstelle Deutschland (part of the Convention on Biological Diversity, CBD, hosted by Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart). The objectives of the GTI are the provision of sufficient taxonomic capacities to fullfill the aims of the CBD, i.e. the protection and sustainable use of the components of biodiversity. See especially: Why does the world need taxonomy?
See also: Identification helps and keys for Animals, Plants and Fungi from all regions.
Snapshot taken by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

! Geology.com (published by Hobart King). News and information about geology and earth science. Go to:
Geology News. Earth science current events.

Houghton Mifflin Company, GeologyLink, "In the News": The Earth Today. This site will keep you abreast of the latest geological discoveries and natural events happening around the world - day by day, month by month, year by year.

Geomnia (by Alexander M. Heyng, Munich). A German Geo-Portal.

! GeoScienceWorld (GSW). A comprehensive internet resource for research and communications in the geosciences, built on a core database aggregation of peer-reviewed journals indexed, linked, and inter-operable with GeoRef. GSW is an unprecedented collaboration of six leading earth science societies and one institute (American Association of Petroleum Geologists), American Geological Institute, Geological Society of America, The Geological Society of London, Mineralogical Society of America, Society for Sedimentary Geology, and Society of Exploration Geophysicists).

GeoSpectrum (The American Geological Institute, Alexandria, Virginia). GeoSpectrum is the free quarterly electronic newsmagazine of the geoscience profession. GeoSpectrum coverage includes mMeeting results, society news, awards, promotions, obituaries, pinion pieces and geoscience workforce issues. Each issue is provided in two different size files: a small file appropriate for screen viewing, and a larger one for printing.

! Geotimes (The American Geological Institute):
Top paleontology news stories of 2006.
Highlights 2004. Discoveries in the Earth Sciences. Go to:
Life Through Time,
Paleobotany (by Brian Axsmith), and
Palynology (by Fredrick J. Rich and Gordon D. Wood).
See also: Highlights 2003. Discoveries in the Earth Sciences. Geotimes offer the Highlights section (summaries of research trends and discoveries) in full online. Go to: Fredrick J. Rich and Gordon D. Wood, Palynology. But, alas, there is obviously no palaeobotany review for 2003.
See also: Highlights 2002. Go to: Melanie Devore and Kathleen Pigg, Paleobotany, or Fredrick J. Rich and Gordon D. Wood, Palynology.

Gesellschaft für Biologische Systematik (GfBS). GfBS-Newsletters, and AG Kuratoren: Literatur, Dokumente, Links. In German.

G.O. Wissen Online (by Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg). News about palaeobotany, palaeontology, botany, geology and others (in German). See also: GeoUnion. The latest news from the Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung (in German).

Jerry D. Harris, Paleontology Science Department, Dixie State College, St. George, UT: Non-technical Publications (Newsletters).

S. Horenstein (2012): Paleontology and Evolution in the News. In PDF, Evo Edu Outreach, 5: 171-178.

Robert Huber, Jens Klump and Stefan Götz, Germany: Stratigraphy.Net. Stratigraphy.Net aims to provide free and open access to geoscientific information and data with special emphasis on the disciplines stratigraphy, paleontology and sedimentology. Go to: News.

! Informationsdienst Wissenschaft (idw), Bayreuth, Germany: The web window into ongoing research at German Universities. Go to: Simple Search. You may also search for
Palaeobotany,
Palaeontology,
Palynology,
Palaeoclimate,
Botany, and
Geology
(in German). But search procedure needs some seconds. Excellent!

! The International Organisation of Palaeobotany (IOP): IOP Newsletter Archive (PDF files). The IOP Newsletter is the chief information dissemination vehicle for the membership of the International Organisation of Palaeobotany. Older issues are still available from here.

Reinhold Leinfelder, Palaeontology and Geobiology Munich and the Paläontologische Gesellschaft e.V.: The www.palaeo.de-Portal. The science portal of palaeontology, biodiversity, geology and more.

Letters from Gondwana, University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina.

Jere H. Lipps, Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, CA: The Future of Paleontology—The Next 10 Years. Palaeontologia Electronica 10, 1; 2007.

! Magportal.com. Articles from TIME, Forbes, New Scientist und Scientific American.

Jennifer C. McElwain et al., University College Dublin:
Fossil Plant Relative Abundances Indicate Sudden Loss of Late Triassic Biodiversity in East Greenland. Abstract, Science, 19 June 2009: Vol. 324. no. 5934, pp. 1554 - 1556. See also:
Plant life under climate pressure (Irish Times, June 25, 2009).
Sudden collapse in ancient biodiversity: Was global warming the culprit? (innovations report, June 23, 2009).
Global Warming May Be to Blame for Sudden Collapse in Ancient Biodiversity (7th Space Interactive).
Climate change linked to ancient mass extinction (Cordis News, June 22, 2009).
Als Grönland in den Tropen lag (Deutschlandfunk, June 22, 2009; in German).

Julie Ann Miller: Science News Online. Headlines and selected articles from Science News, the weekly newsmagazine of science. With search engine for the Science News archive.

NASA Astrobiology Institute

The National Academies, Washington, DC: Earth Sciences at the National Academies.

National Center for Science Education (NCSE). NCSE defends the teaching of evolution in public schools.

National Geographic: Ancient World News. Contains palaeontology and archaeology stories.

Nature, Year of planet Earth (supported by the International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE) and the International Union of Geological Sciences): Year of planet Earth. Free access. To celebrate the International Year of Planet Earth, this special supplement explores recent developments and future directions in the Earth sciences.

nature web debates: Future e-access to the primary literature. There has been considerable debate about many aspects of the future of the electronic literature, including ways to improve access to the scientific literature, proposals for making research papers free, and changing the application of copyright.

NewScientist.com

! New York Paleontological Society. The New York Paleontological Society was founded as a forum to inform and educate its members and the public at large concerning the nature, interrelationships and evolutionary development of all kinds of living things throughout geologic time - especially through the study of their fossils and allied geological information. Go to: PALEO - NEWS LINKS, especially PALEOBOTANY NEWS LINKS.

New York Times: Life Science. Articles in many areas of science.

Österreichische Geologische Gesellschaft: Erdwissenschaften in der Presse. News about Geoscience in Austria (in German).

The Palaeontological Association. Please take notice: "Palaeontology in the News".

! Palynos Newsletters. Provided by the International Federation of Palynological Societies.

Bill Parker, Arizona: Chinleana. Discussion of Late Triassic paleontology and other assorted topics.

PNAS Online (published by the National Academy of Sciences). PNAS is one of the world's most-cited multidisciplinary scientific serials. Coverage in PNAS spans the biological, physical, and social sciences.

The Public Library of Science (PLoS). All material published by the Public Library of Science (a non-profit organization), whether submitted to or created by PLoS, will be published under an open-access license that allows unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Go to: PLoS Biology, and PLoS News.

Save NHM Micropalaeontology. This website is created as a focus for protest against the proposed closure of the Natural History Museum´s Micropalaeontology Research Group. Sign the petition.

SciCentral: A gateway to scientific resources and news. Go to:
Bioscience News,
Earth and Space News.

ScienceDaily: Go to Science: Biology: Botany: Paleobotany, Fossils & Ruins, or Earth & Climate.

! ScienceDirect: Earth and Planetary Sciences, Top 25 Hottest Articles:
Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology.
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.
Palaeoworld.

! Science magazine (published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, with assistance of Stanford University's HighWire Press. Go To: Science Collections, Botany, or Paleontology, or Evolution. See especially:
Science now. Up to the minute news from science.

Scinexx, Springer, Heidelberg. A science magazin, in German. Go to: Biology, or Earth Sciences.

! SK ZAG (DFG), Senatskommission für Zukunftsaufgaben der Geowissenschaften (in German).
SK ZAG Newsletter.
Geo-Nachrichten.
! Weitere Kalender.

smnstuttgart-blog.
Science Blog (in German). Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart (the Stuttgart State Museum of Natural History).

The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP). Go to:
TSOP Newsletters as PDF files.

Space Daily: Paleobotanist identifies what could be the mythical "first flower". (August 18, 2015).

! SurfWax Inc.. 50,000 topics from 4,200 news sources. SurfWax helps you get the best grip on information from the open web.Go to: News and Articles on Paleobotany.

Thomson Reuters: Biology Browser. This is a free web site offering resources for the life sciences information community. Go to: What's Hot in Biology. Feature articles accompanied by expert discussion and analysis, plus hot papers in biology.

! AG Evolutionsbiologie, Verband deutscher Biologen (VdBiol). A pro-evolution or anti-creationism association of biologists (in German).

Ewan Wolff, Montana State University Geoscience Education Web Development Team: Advances in Paleontology. Go to: Paleontology in the News.

WonderQuest with April Holladay (USA today): For answers about the world around us. Go to: Question Index, Plants, and Earth sciences. USA today weekly science columns.












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Palaeobotany in the Media
What´s New, Articles for Palaeo- and Geoscientists
Palaeobotany and Palaeontology Forums
What´s New on Links for Palaeobotanists?

! Progress in Palaeobotany and Palynology@
Search for Palaeobotanists, Botanists and Palaeontologists@
Upcoming Meetings and Symposia@
Abstracts- and Preprint Server@
Temporary Exhibitions@
Indexes in Palaeontology and Evolution@
Search Engines@


What´s New, New Websites for Palaeo- and Geoscientists


American Geological Institute (AGI): Outreach and News.

The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), Washington, DC. Advancing biological knowledge for science and society. AIBS was federally chartered as a non-profit scientific organization to advance research and education in the biological sciences. Worth checking out: Eye on Education.

Alwynne B. Beaudoin, Canadian Association of Palynologists (CAP): Update record for CAP WWW presentation.

Museum of Paleontology (UCMP), University of California at Berkeley: New Web Pages at UCMP.

Henri D. Grissino-Mayer, Department of Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences, Valdosta State University: TREE-RING WEB PAGES, Resources for information on tree-ring research (dendrochronology), What´s New?

Heriot-Watt University, Internet Resource Centre: Internet Resources Newsletter.

How Stuff Works: "What´s new".

M. Alan Kazlev and Toby White, Australia: Palaeos: The trace of Life on Earth. Go to: New and Revised Pages.

Reinhold Leinfelder, Palaeontology and Geobiology Munich and the Paläontologische Gesellschaft e.V.: The Geobiolink-Database. Links to relevant palaeo web resources. Go to: New entries (last 20).

LEARN NC (a program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education).
This website provides lesson plans, professional development, and innovative web resources to support teachers, build community, and improve K-12 education in North Carolina. Go to:
Search results "paleontology".

The Library of the University of California, Riverside, INFOMINE: Biological, Agricultural and Medical Sciences, INFOMINE What´s New!

David R. Maddison and Wayne P. Maddison, University of Arizona, Tree of Life: Tree News. Recent events in the Tree of Life project.

Jim Martindale, MARTINDALE´S THE REFERENCE DESK. Go to: What´s New in Biosciences, and What´s New in Chemistry.

The NOAA Paleoclimatology Program: New releases in Paleoclimatology.

Palaeobotanical Research Group, Westfälische Wilhelms University, Münster: Recent Updates of the Münster Palaeobotany Pages.

PaleoPages. What´s New.

! Scott Russell, Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahoma: Scott´s Link-of-the-Day. Visit the Scott's Botanical Links - Subject Index. Excellent!

SciCentral (by SciQuest.com): Earth and Space Science, Latest Additions, and Biological Science, Latest Additions.

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) Smithsonian Institution: Resources for Teachers & Classrooms.










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