An annotated collection of pointers
to information on palaeobotany
or to WWW resources which may be of use to palaeobotanists (with an Upper Triassic bias).
An annotated collection of pointers
to information on palaeobotany
History of Palaeobotany
Articles in Palaeobotany
Plant Evolution, What is Palaeobotany? Jurassic Palaeobotany ...
Plant Anatomy & Taxonomy
Plant Classification, Chemotaxonomy, Phylogeography, Cladistic Methods ...
Palynological Associations, Acritarchs, Dinoflagellates, Palynofacies ...
Ecology & Palaeoenvironment
Stress Conditions, Palaeoenvironment, Ecosystem Recovery,
Palaeosoils, Plant Roots, Playa Lakes, Animal-Plant Interaction ...
Charcoal & Coal Petrology
Fossil charcoal, Fire Ecology, Coal Petrology, Coalification ...
Stomatal Density, Rise of Oxygen, Pre-Neogene Growth Rings ...
Evolution & Extinction
Evolution Sciences vs Creationism, Insect Evo, P-Tr Extinction ...
Geological Timescale, Palaeogeography, Sedimentology, Gaia Hypothesis ...
Palaeontological Software, Software of all topics ...
All about Upper Triassic
Triassic Palaeobotany, Tr. Palynology, Tr. Climate,
Triassic Stratigraphy, The European Keuper ...
Journals, Bibliographies, Abstracts, Books ...
Databases and Glossaries
Encyclopedias, Unit Converter, What´s New ...
Images of Plant Fossils
Fossil Plants, Reconstructions, Plant Photographs ...
Job & Experience
Labor Market, Grants, Field Camps, Internships ...
S.-Engines, Botany Search etc. Plagiarism S.
Palaeobotanical Directories, Palaeont. D., Bot. D. ...,
What´s New on Links for Palaeobotanists?
G. Le Hir et al. (2011): The climate change caused by the land plant invasion in the Devonian. In PDF, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 310: 203-212.
February 12, 2013:
In memoriam: Leo
Hickey. See also:
SL Wing et al. (2014): The Multi-Stranded Career of Leo J. Hickey. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History, 55.
S.A. Little et al. (2014): Reinvestigation of Leaf Rank, an Underappreciated Component of Leo Hickey´s Legacy. In PDF.
W.A. Green et al. (2015): Reading the leaves: A comparison of leaf rank and automated areole measurement for quantifying aspects of leaf venation. In PDF.
National Center for Science Education (NCSE),
NCSE provides information dedicated to keeping
evolution in the science classroom and creationism out.
A peek at Eternal Ephemera. Introduction of Niles Eldredge´s "Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth Century Through Punctuated Equilibria and Beyond" (Columbia University Press, 2015). See also:
Free evolution and climate change book downloads! Free evolution book excerpts on the NCSE web site (often complete chapters).
! 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.
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Wilhelm Bock (1897(?)-1972). In German.
The Science Forum: Anthropology, Archaeology and Palaeontology.
P. Wilf and I.H. Escapa (2015): Green Web or megabiased clock? Plant fossils from Gondwanan Patagonia speak on evolutionary radiations PDF file, New Phytologist, 207: 283-290.
C.E. Hughes et al. (2015): Evolutionary plant radiations: where, when, why and how? PDF file, New Phytologist, 207: 249-253.
D. Silvestro et al. (2015): Revisiting the origin and diversification of vascular plants through a comprehensive Bayesian analysis of the fossil record. In PDF, New Phytologist, 207: 425-436.
P.K. Singh and A.S Naik (2015): Coal microscopy as a tool to understand the beneficiation problems of Indian Gondwana coals. In PDF, e-Journal of Science & Technology (e-JST).
University of Bergen and University College, London:
Pollen-climate transfer functions - problems and pitfalls.
Alan M. Haywood, School of Earth & Environment, University of Leeds:
Modelling Ancient Earth Climate: Methods & Models.
Modelling Ancient Earth Climate.
! I. Suárez-Ruiz et al. (2012): Review and update of the applications of organic petrology: Part 1, geological applications. In PDF, International Journal of Coal Geology, 99: 54-112.
! T. Dobzhansky (1973): Nothing in Biology Makes Sense except in the Light of Evolution. In PDF, The American Biology Teacher, 35: 125-129. See also here (Google books).
J. Alroy et al. (2001): Effects of sampling standardization on estimates of Phanerozoic marine diversification. In PDF, PNAS, 98: 6261-6266.
N. Eldredge and S.J. Gould (1972): Punctuated equilibria: an alternative to phyletic gradualism. PDF file. In: Schopf, T.J.M. (ed.) Models in Paleobiology. San Francisco, 82-115. See also here.
! J.W. Schopf et al. (2007): Evidence of Archean life: Stromatolites and microfossils. In PDF, Precambrian Research, 158: 141-155.
GeoZentrum Nordbayern: Geological and palaeontological institutes and museums in Germany. A link directory, in German.
! M.I. Bidartondo et al. (2011): The dawn of symbiosis between plants and fungi. In PDF, Biology Letters.
! R. Ligrone et al. (2012): Major transitions in the evolution of early land plants: a bryological perspective. In PDF, Annals of botany.
J. Yu et al. (2015): Vegetation changeover across the Permian-Triassic Boundary in Southwest China: Extinction, survival, recovery and palaeoclimate: A critical review. Abstract, Earth-Science Reviews. See also here (summary by David De Vleeschouwer).
G.J. Jordan et al. (2015): Environmental adaptation in stomatal size independent of the effects of genome size. In PDF, New Phytologist, 205: 608-617.
D.L. Royer et al. (2001): Phanerozoic atmospheric CO2 change: evaluating geochemical and paleobiological approaches. In PDF, Earth-Science Reviews, 54: 349-392.
Z. Kvacek (2008): The role of types in palaeobotanical nomenclature. In PDF, Acta Mus. Nat. Pragae, Ser. B, Hist. Nat., 64: 89-96.
The Independent, U.K.
Creationism should not be taught in schools, says Scottish education minister (by S. Fenton, May 27, 2015).
M. Hübers and H. Kerp (2012): Oldest known mosses discovered in Mississippian (late Visean) strata of Germany. In PDF, Geology.
American Geosciences Institute (AGI):
! Geoscience Policy: Political Challenges to the Teaching of Evolution (05-08-12). Details of how evolution is being challenged in classrooms, school districts and state legislatures across the USA.
A.M.B.A. Hamad (2004): Palaeobotany and Palynostratigraphy of the Permo-Triassic in Jordan. Dissertation, University of Hamburg.
The Guardian, UK (Guardian Unlimited):
Creationist hopes his fossil find will get two plaques - one fitting his world view (by A. Holpuch, May 31, 2015).
Search results about creationism (June 16, 2015).
H. Kerp et al. (2013): Reproductive organs and in situ spores of Asteroxylon mackiei Kidston & Lang, the most complex plant from the lower Devonian Rhynie chert. In PDF, Int. J. Plant Sci., 174: 293-308.
D. Dietrich et al. (2013): A microstructure study on silicified wood from the Permian Petrified Forest of Chemnitz. In PDF, Paläontologische Zeitschrift.
! R. Rößler et al. (2014): Which name(s) should be used for Araucaria-like fossil wood? - Results of a poll. In PDF, Taxon, 63: 177-184.
J.R. Wood, Department of Geological & Mining Engineering and Sciences,
Michigan Technological University, Houghton:
Earth History. Lecture notes, Powerpoint presentations.
Robert Wynn Jones:
Applied Palaeontology. (Cambridge University Press). Go to:
! Fossils and fossilisation. In PDF.
Scholastic Science World: Fossils. Lecture notes, Powerpoint presentations.
der Wissenschaft Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Heidelberg, Germany):
! "Online Lexika" (in German). Online encyclopaedias of different topics, e.g.
! Biology compact.
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
Category:Paleontological protected areas in the United States.
! C.V. Looy et al. (2014): The late Paleozoic ecological-evolutionary laboratory, a land-plant fossil record perspective. In PDF, The Sedimentary Record, 12: 4-18. See also here.
Alex Miller, Austin, TX: The Ultimate Student´s Guide to Search Engines. This SEO website covers a range of topics, including how search engines work and the history of search engines.
K. Vanneste et al. (2015): Horsetails Are Ancient Polyploids: Evidence from Equisetum giganteum. In PDF.
O. Leroux et al. (2011): An extensin-rich matrix lines the carinal canals in Equisetum ramosissimum, which may function as water-conducting channels. In PDF, Annals of Botany, 108: 307-319. Sdee also here.
Janine Pendleton, Sheffield University, UK: Palaeobotany of the Bristol coalfield: a critical period of global change. Powerpoint presentation.
Laboratory of Paleobotany,
Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
(PIN RAS), Moscow. See also here:
! Palynodata (now available by Eugeny Karasev).
This great bibliographic database is based on Gerhard O. W. Kremp's initial research and compiled since 1974 by Palynodata Inc., under the direction of Ken Piel. 122,422 species are currently indexed from 22,152 documents of global palynological literature.
! The International Fossil Plant Names Index (IFPNI).
The goal of IFPNI, an independent non-profit-making project which is dedicated to the promotion of fossil plant science, is to compile and maintain a comprehensive literature based record of the scientific names of fossil plants.
! M.J. Kraus and S.T. Hasiotis (2006): Significance of different modes of rhizolith preservation to interpreting paleoenvironmental and paleohydrologic settings: examples from Paleogene paleosols. In PDF, Journal of Sedimentary Research, 76: 633-646.
T.R.R. Bontognali et al. (2012): Sulfur isotopes of organic matter preserved in 3.45-billion-year-old stromatolites reveal microbial metabolism. In PDF, PNAS, 109: 15146-15151. See also here.
G.T. Creber & S.R. Ash (2004): The Late Triassic Schilderia adamanica and Woodworthia arizonica Trees of the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, USA. Abstract, Palaeontology Volume 47: 21. See also here (in PDF).
Y. Wang et al. (2015): Fertile structures with in situ spores of a dipterid fern from the Triassic in southern China. In PDF, Journal of Plant Research, 128.
J.L. Blois et al. (2013): Climate Change and the Past, Present, and Future of Biotic Interactions. In PDF, Science 341.
D.V. Kent and G. Muttoni (2003): Mobility of Pangea: Implications for Late Paleozoic and Early Mesozoic Paleoclimate. In PDF.
D.J. Peppe et al. (2011): Sensitivity of leaf size and shape to climate: global patterns and paleoclimatic applications. In PDF, New Phytologist, 190: 724-739. See also here (abstract).
S. Magallón et al. (2015): A metacalibrated time-tree documents the early rise of flowering plant phylogenetic diversity. In PDF, New Phytologist.
M. Holz (2015): Mesozoic paleogeography and paleoclimates - a discussion of the diverse greenhouse and hothouse conditions of an alien world. Abstract, Journal of South American Earth Sciences.
P.G. Kevan and H.G. Baker (1983):
as flower visitors and pollinators. In PDF,
Annual review of entomology.
Keywords: Paleobotany, Palaeobotany, Paläobotanik,
Paleophytologist, Paleophytology, Palaeophytologist, Palaeophytology,
Paleobotánica, Paléobotanique, Paleobotânica, Paleobotanico, Palaeobotanica, Paleobotanika, Paleobotaniky, Paleobotanikai, Paleobotaniikka,
Paleontology, Palaeontology, Paläontologie, Paleobotánica, Paleontológico, Paleobotânicos, Paleobotaników, Botany, Fossil Plants, Paleovegetation, Palaeovegetation, Palaeophyticum, Paleophyticum,
permineralized plants, petrified, cuticle, cuticles, charcoal, Palynology, Palynologie, Taphonomy, Tafonomía, paleosoil, palaeosoil, mesophytic, mesophyticum,
Paläovegetation, Pflanzenfossilien, Evolution, Phylogeny, Triassic, Trias, Triásico, Keuper,
Ladinian, Carnian, Norian, Rhaetian, Index, Link Page.
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