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! The Molecular Clock and/or/versus the Fossil Record
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F.J. Ayala, Walter M. Fitch, and Michael T. Clegg (eds.; 2000):
Variation and Evolution in Plants and Microorganisms: Toward a New Synthesis 50 Years after Stebbins.
Online book, National Academy of Sciences (2000).
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See also here
A.D. Barnosky et al. (2017): Merging paleobiology with conservation biology to guide the future of terrestrial ecosystems. Abstract, Science, 355.
Museum of Paleontology (UCMP), University of California, Berkeley: Frequently Asked Questions about Paleontology. Go to: What is paleontology?
The University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley:
Understanding Science. Understanding Science provides a free resource that accurately communicates what science is and how it really works. An excellent resource, especially for teachers!
Don't miss to go to the Resource library.
A. Currie (2019): Paleobiology and philosophy. Open access, Biology & Philosophy, 34.
R. Ebbighausen and D. Korn (2013): Paleontology as a circumstantial evidence lawsuit. In PDF, Historical Biology, 25: 283-295. See also here.
Douglas H. Erwin, Geotimes: Out of the Past and Into the Future.
Douglas Erwin, Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC: Quo Vadis Paleontology? The PaleoNet Forum: A Monthly Electronic Journal August, 1995: Volume 1, Issue 1.
! F. T. Fuersich, Institute of Palaeontology, Würzburg (Paleo21): Paleobiology in the 21st Century.
! Jean-Claude Gall, EOST-Institut de Géologie, Université Louis Pasteur de Strasbourg (Paläontologische Gesellschaft): Teaching Palaeontology in the 21 st century. Website archived by Internet Archive Wayback Machine.
Jere H. Lipps, Department of Integrative Biology and Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley: Paleontology: A Candle in the Dark. How popular is paleontology? Palaeontologia Electronica 6 (2), 2003 (Coquina Press).
Jere H. Lipps, Department of Integrative Biology and Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley: How to get a Reputation in Paleontology! A Twelve-Step Program. Palaeontologia Electronica, Volume 5, Issue 1, 2002; or Palaeontologia Electronica, Volume 5, Issue 2, (Coquina Press), 2003. Go to "Into Focus": HOW TO GET A REPUTATION IN PALEONTOLOGY II: A BETTER TWELVE-STEP PROGRAM (also available in PDF).
Godfrey Nowlan, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario: A career in paleontology.
The Palaeontological Association, UK: Careers in Palaeontology and Postgraduate Opportunities.
Paleo21. Paleontology in the 21st Century
(An International Senckenberg Conference and Workshop, Frankfurt, 1997).
! Reports and Recommendations.
! Roy E. Plotnick, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, Chicago: SWOTing at Paleontology. PDF file, American Paleontologist 15, 2007. "SWOT analysis is a strategic planning tool used to evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats involved in a project or in a business venture", see here.
! Wolfgang Oschmann, Christian Dullo, Volker Mosbrugger & Fritz F. Steininger, "PALÄONTOLOGIE IM 21. JAHRHUNDERT": Evolution des Systems Erde: Geobiologische und paläobiologische Prozesse als Antrieb. Palaeontology explained in a nutshell (in German).Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, UK: Palaeobiology and Evolution.
The Palaeontological Association:
! Careers in Palaeontology and Postgraduate Opportunities.
! Current PhD projects in Palaeontology.
The Paleobiological Fund, Readfield, ME.
The Paleobiological Fund is established to support and enhance paleobiological and paleontological
research and education in order to increase our knowledge about the evolution
of all life forms and processes through fossil data. Go to:
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Paleontology in the 21st Century (An International Senckenberg Conference and Workshop):
Reports and Recommendations.
In early September 1997, 108 paleontologists and allied individuals from 30 countries
met at Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, Germany.
The purpose of the Senckenberg workshop
was to initiate and nurture a dialogue concerning the
future of palaeontology.
Website now saved by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
Mickey P. Rowe and Mary Kirkaldy, Paleo FAQs: So You Want to be a Paleontologist. A Career in Paleontology. Available via Wayback Machine.
! M.R. Sánchez-Villagra and N. MacLeod (2014): Issues in Palaeobiology: a Global View Interviews and Essays (Scidinge Hall Verlag, Zürich). In PDF. See also here (Table of Contents).
! Department of Paleobiology, at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: What is Paleobiology? Website archived by Internet Archive Wayback Machine.
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
Paläontologie (in German).
Paläobiologie (in German).
! Kategorie:Paläontologie (in German).
Category:History of paleontology.
Kategorie:Geschichte der Paläontologie (in German).
Origin of life.
History of paleontology. See especially: Paleobotany and the origin of the word paleontology.
Kategorie:Paläobotanik in German).
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