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N. Tian et al. (2016): New record of fossil wood Xenoxylon from the Late Triassic in the Sichuan Basin, southern China and its paleoclimatic implications. Abstract, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 464: 65–75. See also here (in PDF).

! A. Ruffell et al. (2016): The Carnian Humid Episode of the late Triassic: a review. Abstract, Geological Magazine, 153: 271-284. See also here (in PDF).

! D.P.G. Bonda and S.E. Grasby (2016): On the causes of mass extinctions. Abstract, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, See also here (in PDF).

! G. Roghi et al. (2017): Middle Triassic amber associated with voltzialean conifers from the Southern Alps of Italy. Abstract, Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia, 123: 193-202. See also here (in PDF).

School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol: Your Planet Earth (prepared by Jess Trofimovs and Howard Falcon-Lang).
A library of talks on earth sciences and evolutionary topics that may be of interest to earth sciences and education professionals as a basis for engagement and outreach shows in schools. Go to:
Evolution. Powerpoint Presentation, for 14–15 year-olds.

School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol: Your Planet Earth (prepared by Jess Trofimovs and Howard Falcon-Lang).
A library of talks on earth sciences and evolutionary topics that may be of interest to earth sciences and education professionals as a basis for engagement and outreach shows in schools. Go to:
Climate Change. Powerpoint Presentation, for 14–15 year-olds.

B.R. Pratt and J. van Heerde (2017): An arborescent lycopsid stem fragment from the Palliser Formation (Famennian) carbonate platform, southwestern Alberta, Canada, and its paleogeographic and paleoclimatic significance. In PDF, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 54: 141-145. See also here (abstract).

! A.J. Hetherington and L. Dolan (2016): The evolution of lycopsid rooting structures: conservatism and disparity. In PDF, New Phytologist.

Else Marie Friis et al. (2007): Phase-contrast X-ray microtomography links Cretaceous seeds with Gnetales and Bennettitales. Abstract, Nature 450: 549-552.
! See also here (in PDF).

K. De Baets and D.T.J. Littlewood (2015): The Importance of Fossils in Understanding the Evolution of Parasites and Their Vectors. Advances in Parasitology, 90: 1–51. ! See also here (in PDF).

F. Herrera et al. (2017): The presumed ginkgophyte Umaltolepis has seed-bearing structures resembling those of Peltaspermales and Umkomasiales. PNAS, 114. Freely available online through the PNAS open access option. See also here (in PDF).
Reconstruction of Umaltolepis mongoliensis on PDF page 4.

! G. Wörheide et al. (2016): Molecular paleobiology — Progress and perspectives. Abstract, Palaeoworld, 25: 138–148. See also here (in PDF).

! Mark Carnall (2016): Let's make living fossils extinct. The Guardian.

! E. Yong (2013): The Falsity of Living Fossils. The Scientist Magazine. See also here (Richard Dawkins Foundation).

! A.J. Werth and W.A. Shear (2014): The evolutionary truth about living fossils. Abstract, American Scientist, 102. See also here (in PDF).

R.R. Schoch and D. Seegis (2014): Taphonomy, deposition and pedogenesis in the Upper Triassic dinosaur beds of Trossingen. Abstract, Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 94: 571–593. See also here (in PDF).

O.R. Patharkar and J.C. Walker (2016): Core mechanisms regulating developmentally timed and environmentally triggered abscission. Abstract, Plant Physiology. See also here (in PDF).

Andrew C. Scott (website provided by Fossil plants, The nature of fossil plants, The uses of fossil plants.
Now recovered from the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

W.F. Millington and W.R. Chaney (1973): Shedding of shoots and branches. Google books.

I. Salins and A. J. Ringrose-Voase, CSIRO Division of Soils, Canberra, Australia: Impregnation Techniques for Soils and Clay Materials: The problems and overcoming them. PDF file.
The link is to a version archived by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine.

T. He et al. (2016): A 350-million-year legacy of fire adaptation among conifers. Abstract, Journal of Ecology, 104: 352–363. See also here (in PDF).

National Center for Science Education (NCSE), Oakland, CA.
NCSE is a US-nationally-recognized clearinghouse for information and advice to keep evolution in the science classroom and "scientific creationism" out.
Arkansas creationism bill apparently dies (by Glenn Branch, April 04, 2017).

! A.C. Scott (2000): The Pre-Quaternary history of fire. Abstract, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 164: 297–345. See also here (in PDF).

K.M. Meyer et al. (2011): δ13C evidence that high primary productivity delayed recovery from end-Permian mass extinction. In PDF, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 302.
Now recovered from the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
See also here (abstract).

A. Radwanski (2009): "Phoenix szaferi" (palm fruitbodies) reinterpreted as traces of wood-boring teredinid bivalves from the Lower Oligocene (Rupelian) of the Tatra Mountains, Poland. PDF file, Acta Palaeobotanica, 49: 279-286.

T.L. Hyatt and R.J. Naiman (2001): The residence time of large woody debris in the Queets River, Washington, USA. PDF file, Ecological Applications, 11: 191-202.
Website outdated. The link is to a version archived by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine.

! G.J. Retallack and E.S Krull (1999): Landscape ecological shift at the Permian-Triassic boundary in Antarctica. In PDF, Australian Journal of Earth Sciences.
Now recovered from the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection. Hartford, CT: Large Woody Debris Fact Sheet. PDF file.
This expired link is available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Imogen Poole et al. (2001): Taphonomic observations from a tropical river system: Implications for fossil wood and propagule assemblages. Abstract, The 12th Plant Taphonomy Meeting was held in Altlengbach, Austria.
Snapshot provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

H. Yin et al. (2007): The protracted Permo-Triassic crisis and multi-episode extinction around the Permian-Triassic boundary. In PDF, Global and Planetary Change.
Now recovered from the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

H.J. Falcon-Lang et. al. (2016): The oldest Pinus and its preservation by fire. , Geology, 44: 303-306. See also here (in PDF).

! A.J. Werth and W.A. Shear (2014): The evolutionary truth about living fossils. American Scientist, 102. See also here.

C.M. Belcher and V.A. Hudspith (2017): Changes to Cretaceous surface fire behaviour influenced the spread of the early angiosperms. New Phytologist, 213: 1521–1532.

C. Elliott-Kingston et al. (2016): Does size matter? Atmospheric CO2 may be a stronger driver of stomatal closing rate than stomatal size in taxa that diversified under low CO2. In PDF, Front Plant Sci., 7. See also here and there.

E. Schuettpelz and K.M. Pryer (2007): Fern phylogeny inferred from 400 leptosporangiate species and three plastid genes. In PDF, Taxon, 56: 1037–1050. See also here (abstract).

! L. Marynowski et al. (2014): Molecular composition of fossil charcoal and relationship with incomplete combustion of wood. Abstract, Organic Geochemistry, 77: 22–31. See also here (in PDF).

C.J. Cleal et al. (2016): Spondylodendron pranabii — the dominant lycopsid of the late Mississippian vegetation of the Kashmir Himalaya. Abstract, Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology, 40. See also here (in PDF).

J. Nawrocki et al. (2015): Magnetic polarity of Upper Triassic sediments of the Germanic Basin in Poland. In PDF, Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae, 85: 663–674. See also here.

! K.B. Pigg (2001): Isoetalean Lycopsid Evolution: from the Devonian to the Present. PDF file, American Fern Journal, 91: 99-114. See also here (abstract).

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

M. Philippe et al. (2015): News from an old wood - Agathoxylon keuperianum (Unger) nov. comb. in the Keuper of Poland and France. Abstract, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 221: 83–91. See also here (in PDF).

Judith L. Croxdale, Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison (website hosted by Biology Online): Stomatal patterning in angiosperms. Stomatal pattern types, means of measuring them, advantages of each type of measurement, and then present patterning from evolutionary, physiological, ecological, and organ views are discussed.
Website outdated, a version archived by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine.

U. Brehm et al. (2003): Microbial Spheres from Microbial Mats. PDF file; In: Fossil and recent Biofilms A natural History of Life on Earth, p.161-172, edited by Krumbein WE, Paterson DW, Zavarzin, GA, Kluwer Academic Press Publishers, 2003.
Snapshot provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine. KU-led scientific team departs for Antarctic research expedition (November 12, 2014).
This expired link is available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

G.L. Osés (2016): Taphonomy of fossil groups from the crato member (Santana Formation), Araripe Basin, Early Cretaceous, North-east Brasil): geobiological, palaeoecological, and palaeoenvironmental implications. In PDF, Dissertation, Instituto de Geociências, São Paulo. See also here (abstract).

! W.W. Hay (2017): Toward understanding Cretaceous climate - An updated review. Science China Earth Sciences, 60: 5–19. See also here (abstract).

E. Martinetto and E. Vassio (2010): Reconstructing "Plant Community Scenarios" by means of palaeocarpological data from the CENOFITA database, with an example from the Ca' Viettone site (Pliocene, Northern Italy). Abstract, Quaternary International, 225: 25–36. See also here (in PDF).

! K. Kathiresan and B.L. Bingham (2001): Biology of mangroves and mangrove ecosystems. In PDF, Advances in marine biology, 40: 81-251.
Please take notice: Chapter 7.1. "Litter decomposition and nutrient enrichment" starting on PDF page 76.

H. Schneider et al. (2016): Burmese amber fossils bridge the gap in the Cretaceous record of polypod ferns. In PDF, Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 18: 70–78. See also here (abstract).

H. Schneider and E. Schuettpelz (2016): Systematics and evolution of lycophytes and ferns: Editorial. Abstract, Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 54: 561–562. See also here (in PDF).

N.P. Maslova et al. (2016): Phytopathology in fossil plants: New data, questions of classification. In PDF, Paleontological Journal, 50: 202–208.

D.R. Bridgland et al. (2014): Rivers through geological time: the fluvial contribution to understanding of our planet. Proceedings of the Geologists´ Association, 125: 503-510. See also here.

! A.D. Miall (1977): A review of the braided-river depositional environment. Abstract, Earth-Science Reviews, 13: 1-62. See also here (in PDF).

G.W. Stull et al. (2013): The "Seeds" on Padgettia readi are Insect Galls: Reassignment of the Plant to Odontopteris, the Gall to Ovofoligallites N. Gen., and the Evolutionary Implications Thereof. In PDF,A review of the braided-river depositional environment Journal of Paleontology, 87: 217-231.

! European Commission: European Atlas of Forest Tree Species. Scientists and forestry professionals have contributed in the many stages of the production of this atlas, through the collection of ground data on the location of tree species, elaboration of the distribution and suitability maps, production of the photographic material and compilation of the different chapters. Excellent!
! Don´t miss the Atlas Download Page. Plenty of downloadable PDFs, e.g. about Past forests of Europe, an ecological overview, about forest classifications and European forest tree species.

Jacqueline S. McLaughlin and Stam M. Zervanos, Pennsylvania State University: Biodiversity of World Biomes. Powerpoint presentation.
This expired link is now available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

W.A. DiMichele and R.M. Bateman (2005): Evolution of Land Plant Diversity: Major Innovations and Lineages through Time. In PDF, In: Krupnick, G.A. & Kress, W.J. (eds): Plant Conservation. A Natural History Approach. Chicago University Press, Chicago, IL, 3–14.

H.J.B. Birks and W. Tinner (2016): Past forests of Europe. In PDF, European Atlas of Forest Tree Species.

W.A. DiMichele et al. (2017): Plant Fossils from the Pennsylvanian–Permian Transition in Western Pangea, Abo Pass, New Mexico. In PDF, Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology, 99.

! S.M. Awramik (2006): Respect for stromatolites. In PDF, Nature, 441.

Mirrorlessons (by Heather Broster and Mathieu Gasquet): Using Focus Bracketing on the Olympus OM-D E-M10 II.

NASA: Global Change Master Directory List of Earth Science Acronyms, Glossaries and Gazetteers.
A web directory that contain helpful acronyms used throughout the Earth Science (and other) communities, glossaries of Earth Science terms, and gazetteers of geographic location names.
This expired link is now available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Cambridge in Colour (by Sean McHugh). Focus Stacking & Depth of Field.

B.A. Solagberu (2004): How to present a paper at a scientific meeting (in PDF). Scheimpflug war gestern, Olympus Focus Bracketing ist heute (in German). About Fokus Bracketing (with Olympus E-M10 Mark II).

G.D. Gopen and J.A. Swan (originally published in the November-December 1990 issue of American Scientist): The Science of Scientific Writing. In PDF.

C. Álvarez-Vázquez and R.H. Wagner (2017): A revision of Annularia and Asterophyllites species from the lower Westphalian (Middle Pennsylvanian) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Abstract, Atlantic Geology, 53: 17-62. See also here (in PDF).

Y.D. Sun et al. (2016): Climate warming, euxinia and carbon isotope perturbations during the Carnian (Triassic) Crisis in South China. Abstract, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 444: 88–100. See also here (in PDF).

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