Links for Palaeobotanists

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).

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Teaching Documents
Palaeobotany, Palaeontology, Palaeoecology, Field Trip Guides ...
Fossil and Recent Plant Taxa
Sphenophyta, Cycads, Bennettitales, Coniferophyta ...
Preservation & Taphonomy
Plant Taphonomy, Cuticles, Amber, Log Jams ...
Palaeobotanical Tools
Preparation & Conservation, Drawing, Writing,
Microscopy, TEM, Photography, Microtomography ...
Institutions & Organisations
Selected Bot. Gardens and Herbaria, Nat. Hist. Museums,
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Plant Anatomy & Taxonomy
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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 ...
Selected Geology
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 ...
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M.A. Urban et al. (2018): Cuticle and subsurface ornamentation of intact plant leaf epidermis under confocal and superresolution microscopy. In PDF, See also here and there.

C. Pott and H. Kerp (2008): Mikroskopische Untersuchungsmethoden an fossilen Pflanzenabdrücken

S. Schneider et al. (2008): Ein Chert-Vorkommen mit Pflanzenresten aus dem ?Unter-Miozän von Mahd (SW Passau, Niederbayern): vorläufige Ergebnisse.In PDF, Geologica et Palaeontologica, 42: 7-22.

S.J. Rogerson et al. (1976): An improved preparation technique for identification of plant cuticle in animal faeces. In PDF, New Zealand Journal of Botany, 14: 117-119.

L.L.R. Kouwenberg et al. (2007): A new transfer technique to extract and process thin and fragmented fossil cuticle using polyester overlays. In PDF, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 145: 243-248. See also here.

I.H. Escapa et al. (2010): Modifications of the transfer technique for studying complex plant structures. Abstract, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 159: 62-68. See also here (in PDF).

! D. Marty (2016): Dinosaur Track Terminology: A Glossary of Terms. In:
Falkingham, L. & Marty, Daniel & Richter, Annette. Dinosaur Tracks: The Next Steps. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
See also here or there.

B. Cariglino et al. (2018): A Middle Triassic macroflora from southwestern Gondwana (Mendoza, Argentina) with typical Northern Hemisphere elements: Biostratigraphic, palaeogeographic and palaeoenvironmental implications. Abstract, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 257: 1–18. See also here (in PDF).
Note Fig. 5: Hypothetical reconstruction of the Quebrada de los Fósiles Formation palaeoenvironment showing Pleuromeia, Sphenophytes, Ptilozamites and Lepacyclotes.

! eHive (developed by Vernon Systems Ltd.).
This is a web-based collection cataloguing system. Free of charge up to 50 MB storage space and a 5000 object limit. Used worldwide by hundreds of museums, societies and private collectors to catalogue objects, store images, manage acquisition information and publish their collections online.

D. Jablonski (2009): Paleontology in the Twenty-first Century. In PDF. See also here (Google books).

! G.J. Retallack (1988): Field recognition of paleosols. In PDF, Geological Society of America Special Papers, 216: 1-20.

S.R. Manchester and B. Balmaki (2018): Spiny fruits revealed by nano-CT scanning: Pseudoanacardium peruvianum (Berry) gen. et comb. nov. from the early Oligocene Belén flora of Peru. In PDF, Acta Palaeobotanica 2018 58(1): 41–48.
Imagery from nano-CT scans!

S. Kiel et al. (2012): Fossilized digestive systems in 23 million-year-old wood-boring bivalves. In PDF, Journal of Molluscan Studies, 78: 349–356.

! The International Fossil Plant Names Index (IFPNI). Global registry of scientific names of fossil organisms covered by the International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi, and Plants. Go to:
! Authors. Explore the searchable list of more than 3300 names.
This is a treasure chest of poorly accessible older paleobotanical literature. Superbly done! Take for instance the hard-to-reach-literature of August Schenk.

G. Roselt (1954): Ein neuer Schachtelhalm aus dem Keuper und Beiträge zur Kenntnis von Neocalamites meriani Brongn. In PDF, Geologie, 3: 617-643. See also here.

! T. Linnell (1933): Zur Morphologie und Systematik triassischer Cycadophyta, II. Über Scytophyllum Bornem., eine wenig bekannte Cycadophyten-Gattung aus dem Keuper. Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift, 27: 310-331. See also here.

V. Krassilov et al. (2007): Insect egg sets on angiosperm leaves from the Lower Cretaceous of Negev, Israel. In PDF, Cretaceous Research 28: 803-811. See also here.

The International Organisation of Palaeobotany (IOP): Palaeobotanical Journals.

S. Ash (2000): Evidence of oribatid mite herbivory in the stem of a Late Triassic tree fern from Arizona. In PDF, Journal of Paleontology, 74: 1065–1071.

American Scientist. American Scientist is a general-interest science magazine.

Quaternary Science Reviews.
Quaternary Science Reviews caters for all aspects of Quaternary science including geology, geomorphology, geography, archaeology, soil science, palaeobotany, palaeontology, palaeoclimatology and the full range of applicable dating methods.

K. Mägdefrau (1963): Die Gattungen Voltzia und Glyptolepis im Mittleren Keuper von Haßfurt (Main). In PDF, Geologische Blätter für Nordost-Bayern und angrenzende Gebiete, 13: 95-98.

J. Hornung and T. Aigner (2004): Sedimentäre Architektur und Poroperm-Analyse fluviatiler Sandsteine: Fallbeispiel Coburger Sandstein, Franken. In PDF, Hallesches Jahrb. Geowiss. Reihe B, Beiheft, 18: 121-138. See also here.

Canadian Journal of Botany. This journal changed title in 2007 and all issues from 2008 onwards can now be found at Botany.

Palaeontologica Polonica.
This is an international quarterly journal publishing papers of general interest from all areas of paleontology.

Climatic Change
Climatic Change is dedicated to the totality of the problem of climatic variability and change - its descriptions, causes, implications and interactions among these.

C.A. Santos et al. (2016): The use of MS ACCESS for database in the management of collections: A case study in Paleontological museums. Gaea: Journal of Geoscience; São Leopoldo, 9: 47-54.

Links for Palaeobotanists:
! Managing Fossil Collections.

Museums & Galleries of NSW, Australia: Collection management systems. In PDF.

The Geological Curators´ Group (affiliated to the Geological Society of London). They are a national organisation dedicated to improving the status of geology in museums and raise the standard of geological curation.

S. Jancke et al. (2015): Exploitation of digital collection data at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin. In PDF, Journal of Natural Science Collections, 2.

I. Strachan (1979): Palaeontology Collections and the Role of University Museums. PDF file, in:
! M.G. Bassett (ed.): Curration of Palaeontology Collections. Special Papers in Palaeontology, 22 (The Palaeontological Association).

BiologyBrowser (produced by Thomson Scientific). This is a free web site offering resources for the life sciences information community.
This expired link is now available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

P. Gueriau and L. Bertrand (2015): Deciphering Exceptional Preservation of Fossils Through Trace Elemental Imaging. In PDF, Microscopy Today. See also here.

American Museum of Natural History, New York:
! A Resource for Managing Fossil Collections. This website is divided into sections describing the main activities in managing a fossil collection, e.g. cataloging, labeling, storage organization, etc. See especially: Databasing. Excellent!

L.E. Babcock et al. (2006): Starting on PDF page 4: The "Preservation Paradox": Microbes as a Key to Exceptional Fossil Preservation in the Kirkpatrick Basalt (Jurassic), Antarctica. PDF file, The Sedimentary Record, 4. See also here.
Silica-rich hydrothermal water apparently worked to fossilize organic remains rapidly and produce a "freeze-frame" of macroscopic and microscopic life forms. Microbes seem to have played a vital role in this processes.

M. Haworth et al. (2018): Impaired photosynthesis and increased leaf construction costs may induce floral stress during episodes of global warming over macroevolutionary timescales. Open access, Scientific reports, 8.

V. Baranyi et al. (2018): A continental record of the Carnian Pluvial Episode (CPE) from the Mercia Mudstone Group (UK): palynology and climatic implications. Abstract, Journal of the Geological Society.

! J.-H. Ran et al. (2018): Phylogenomics resolves the deep phylogeny of seed plants and indicates partial convergent or homoplastic evolution between Gnetales and angiosperms. Abstract.

! The Geological Society of London:
Lyell Meeting 2018: Mass extinctions – understanding the world’s worst crises. Keynote speakers M. Benton and S. Lindström. It's probably better to start the YouTube video lectures from here. See also there. See especially: ! Recovery of life from the greatest mass extinction of all time.

British Geological Survey, Nottingham, UK: Climate through time poster map. Click the climate through time online interactive version or download the Climate through time poster.

J.P. Benca et al. (2018): UV-B–induced forest sterility: Implications of ozone shield failure in Earth’s largest extinction. In PDF, Sci. Adv., 4. See also here.

S.G. Lucas and L.H. Tanner (2018): Record of the Carnian wet episode in strata of the Chinle Group, western USA. Abstract, Journal of the Geological Society.

B. Cariglino et al. (2018): A Middle Triassic macroflora from southwestern Gondwana (Mendoza, Argentina) with typical Northern Hemisphere elements: Biostratigraphic, palaeogeographic and palaeoenvironmental implications. Abstract, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 257: 1–18.

Ken Sytsma, Department of Botany , UW-Madison, Madison, WI:
Plant Geography. This course will examine the distributions of plants (and other organisms) from the perspectives of both ecology (biomes, climate, vegetation) and history (floristics, phylogenetics, paleobotany).
! Go to the PowerPoint Lectures (PDF files).
See especially:
Origin and Biogeography of Ancient Floras: Paleozoic (in black and white).
The same in color.
Origin and Biogeography of Ancient Floras: Mesozoic (in black and white).
The same in color.

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