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Ask-An-Earth-Scientist or Palaeontologist
Databases focused on Palaeobotany and Palaeontology
Databases focused on Botany and Biology
Scientific Unit Converter
National Geophysical Data Center and NASA
Meta Indexes of Scientific Databases
Glossaries, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
What´s New for Palaeo- and Geoscientists
Palaeobotanical and Palaeontological Collections@
Introductions to both Fossil and Recent Plant Taxa@
Software for Palaeontology@
Software for Botany and Biology@
Software for Geology and Geo-Software Indexes@
! About.com: >Education > Geology > Teach & Learn Geology > Ask-A-Geologist Sites.
Department of Geology,
Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina:
Ask a Geologist.
The British Geological Survey, Nottingham, UK:
Ask-about-Geology. Downloadable factsheets.
MAD Scientist Network: MAD Sci is a collective crania of scientists answering questions in many areas. MadSci Library provide access to other science sites and resources on the WWW including links to other "Ask-A-Scientist" sites.
Open School, Canada: Ask an Expert Sources.
Paläontologische Gesellschaft. An association not only for German speaking palaeontologists. Go to: "Ask a Scientist" (in German).
Russell J. Jacobson: Ask a Paleontologist.
ScienceNet, UK. A free science information service. You can search their site to find an answer or send a new question. Go to: Palaeontology.
US Geological Survey (USGS):
Ask-A-Geologist. The USGS offers an internet e-mail service for general questions on earth sciences. Each e-mail message sent to Ask-A-Geologist is routed to a different USGS earth scientist. See also here, and
there. This expired link is available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
! US Geological Survey Library, Reston, Virginia: Ask a Librarian. If you are a student, teacher, or researcher, you may use the e-mail reference service for assistance in finding information on geology, hydrology, cartography, biology, paleontology, environmental science and related topics. A USGS reference librarian will attempt to respond within 3 working days.
U.S. Geological Survey:
USGS frequently asked questions, Popular FAQs. See especially:
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