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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History of Palaeobotany
Renowned Palaeobotanists, Progress in Palaeobotany ...
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
Palaeobotanists Personal Pages, Nat. Hist. Museums,
Palaeobot. Collections, Internat. Palaeo Institutions ...
Conferences & List Server
Conferences, Mailing Lists, Newsgroups ...

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 ...
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 ...
Literature Search
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. ...,

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C Michael Hogan, Encyclopedia of Earth: What is a Plant?

P.R. Crane et al. (2010): Darwin and the Evolution of Flowers. PDF file, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 365: 347-350.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Open Courseware. Free lecture notes, exams, and videos from MIT. No registration required.
! See especially Search results "Climate". Excellent!
e.g. Global Warming Science, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Lecture notes. In PDF.

Jane Orbuch, San Lorenzo Valley High School: APES Resources Hotlist. A link directory.

O. De Clerck et al. (2012): Diversity and Evolution of Algae: Primary Endosymbiosis. In PDF, Advances in Botanical Research, 64.
This expired link is available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey:
Information Sheets.
See especially: Plant structure leaves, stems and roots (PDF file).
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! Bette L. Otto-Bliesner, Climate and Global Dynamics Division at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, CO: Paleoclimate. Powerpoint presentation.
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Mineralogical Research Co.: Digital Microscope Cameras.
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! P. Steemans et al. (2009): Origin and Radiation of the Earliest Vascular Land Plants. In PDF, Science, 324.
Now provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Scott A. Heckathorn, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA:
Biodiversity lecture notes, Powerpoint presentations.
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MICRO TECH LAB: Which digital camera functions best on a microscope?
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Chris (?), Peripatus Home Page, New Zealand: Paleontology Page, What are lagerstätten?
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American Society of Plant Biologists, The Plant Cell Online: Leaf Development 1 and Leaf Development 2 (Cell proliferation and differentiation). Lecture notes, PDF files.
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For PowerPoint Slide Presentations see here.

Scientific American:
Creationism Invades Europe. An antiscience movement once limited mostly to the U.S. is gaining ground on the eastern side of the Atlantic (by Stefaan Blancke and Peter C. Kjærgaard, October 2016).

A.M. Dunhill and M.A. Wills (2015): Geographic range did not confer resilience to extinction in terrestrial vertebrates at the end-Triassic crisis. Nature Communications.

J.C. Hunziker et al. (1992): Thirty-two years of geochronological work in the Central and Western Alps: a review on seven maps. In PDF.

U. Kutschera and K.J. Niklas (2007): The epidermal-growth-control theory of stem elongation: An old and a new perspective. PDF file, J. Plant Physiol. 164: 1395-1409.

Hakai Magazine (part of the Tula Foundation): Advances in Geochronological Methods.

! Eduardo A.M. Koutsoukos (2007): Stratigraphy: Evolution of a Concept. PDF file; In: Koutsoukos, Eduardo A.M. (ed.) Applied Stratigraphy. Series: Topics in Geobiology, Vol. 23.
See also here (Google books).

Joseph E. Armstrong, Department of Biological Sciences, Illinois State University, Normal: Plant diversity. Lecture notes. Go to: The Invasion of Land.
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Hans Kerp, Forschungsstelle für Paläobotanik, Münster: A History of Palaeozoic Forests. Go to:
Part 2: The Carboniferous coal swamp forests. See fig. 2, leaf scars on a a Lepidophloios stem.
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Vanessa LeBeau, Earth Science Guide to Fossil Dating. A link directory.
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Andrew MacRae, The Talk.Origins Archive: Radiometric Dating and the Geological Time Scale. Circular Reasoning or Reliable Tools? This website discusses the way radiometric dating and stratigraphic principles are used to establish the conventional geological time scale.
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A.A. Klymiuk et al. (2016): Mesozoic and Cenozoic plant evolution and biotic change: Introduction and dedication. In PDF, Botany, 94. See also here and there (table of contents).

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) Smithsonian Institution: Resources for Teachers & Classrooms.

Elaine R.S. Hodges (ed.), Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (U.S.): The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration, 2nd Edition, (2003). 656 pages, (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.). This is an indispensable reference guide for anyone who produces, assigns, or simply appreciates scientific illustration. See also here.
! Some chapters are available via Google books.

The Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, Drumheller, Canada.
See also: Introduction to the Special Issue commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, with a summary of the museum´s early history and its research contributions. By J.D. Gardner et al. (2015). In PDF, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences.

R.J. Butler et al. (2009): Diversity patterns amongst herbivorous dinosaurs and plants during the Cretaceous: implications for hypotheses of dinosaur/angiosperm co-evolution. PDF file, Journal of Evolutionary Biol., 22: 446-459. See also here (abstract).

Lone Star College, North Harris: Resources and tutorials. Go to:
Plant Kingdom References.
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! G. Mustoe and M. Acosta (2016): Origin of Petrified Wood Color. Geosciences, 6.

Wayne´s Word (by W.P. Armstrong):
! Bryophyte Photos.

Y. Hautevelle et al., Laboratoire de Chimie Bioorganique, Strasbourg, France:
Determination of the molecular signature of fossil conifers by experimental palaeochemotaxonomy. Powerpoint presentation.

S. Läbe et al. (2012): Experimental silicification of the tree fern Dicksonia antarctica at high temperature with silica-enriched H2O vapor. Abstract, Palaios.

Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft e.V. (DBG), The German Botanical Society. DBG represents the plant sciences and is the largest society for plant scientists in the German-speaking countries. Go to: Actualia.

! B.J. Crandall-Stotler and S.E. Bartholomew-Began (2007): Morphology of Mosses (Phylum Bryophyta). In PDF. Excellent!
In: Flora of North America Editorial Committee (eds): Flora of North America North of Mexico. Volume 27: Bryopsida: Mosses, Part 1, 313 pp. Oxford University Press, New York.
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Mark A. Garland, Division of Plant Industry, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Tallahassee, Florida: Scientific Names of Plants. A pronunciation guide for scientific Latin. Snapshot provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine. See also:
What Scientific Names of Plants Mean.

Tomas Hallingbäck and Nick Hodgetts (2000), IUCN/SSC Bryophyte Specialist Group (International Union for Conservation of Nature):
! Mosses, Liverworts and Hornworts. In PDF, 11 MB. As well as the threats and importance of bryophytes, this document explains their habitats and classification details.
Slow download. Snapshots provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

! SEPM's Sequence Stratigraphy Web. Using a combination of linked text, images and short movies, this page is designed to help users gain an instant understanding of the principles of sequence stratigraphy. Go to: Sequence Stratigraphy Terminology.

University of South Carolina Sequence Stratigraphy Web (see also here):
Sequence Stratigraphy Terminology. Now provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

! A.C. Sigleo (1979): Geochemistry of silicified wood and associated sediments, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Abstract, Chemical Geology, 26: 151-163.

! R.F. Leo and E.S. Barghoorn (1976): Silicification of wood Botanical Museum Leaflets, Harvard University.

J. Götze et al. (2008): Silicification of wood in the laboratory. In PDF, Ceramics, 52: 268-277.

S.P. Harrison et al. (2016): What have we learnt from palaeoclimate simulations? Journal of Quaternary Science. See also here (in PDF).

J.P. Wilson and A.H. Knoll (2010): A physiologically explicit morphospace for tracheid-based water transport in modern and extinct seed plants. PDF file, Paleobiology, 36: 335-355.
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Osborne, C.P. & Beerling, D.J. (2002): A process-based model of conifer structure and function with special emphasis on leaf lifespan.. PDF file, Global Biogeochemical Cycles.
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Susan Trulove, Virginia Tech: Ancient climate record preserved in prehistoric plants. Ancestor of modern trees preserves record of ancient climate change. About Devonian/Carboniferous growth rings.
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See also Ancestor of Modern Trees Preserves Record Of Ancient Climate Change (by Staff Writers, November 06, 2006).

Krumbein, Wolfgang E., Brehm, Ulrike, Gerdes, Gisela, Gorbushina, A. A., Levit, G. and Palinska, K.: Biofilm, Biodictyon, and Biomat - Biolaminites, Oolites, Stromatolites - Geophysiology, Global mechanisms and Parahistology. PDF file; In: Fossil and recent Biofilms A natural History of Life on Earth, p.1-28, edited by Krumbein WE, Paterson DW, Zavarzin, GA, Kluwer Academic Press Publishers, 2003.
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Yale Forestry School, Methods of Ecosystem Analysis: Challenges to Accurate Measurement of Tree Rings. About false rings.
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A.W. Decho (2000): Microbial biofilms in intertidal systems: an overview. In PDF, Continental Shelf Research, 20.
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Thomas Speck and Sylke Döringhoff, Botanical Garden, Freiburg University, Germany: Coniferetum (in German).
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A. Yu. Rozanov, Paleontological Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia: Bacterial Paleontology.
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S. McLoughlin (2015): The Landsborough Sandstone: the Sunshine Coast´s Jurassic park. In PDF, Australian Age of Dinosaurs Journal.

! A. Knowlton (2012): Quick guide Equisetum. In PDF, Current Biology, 10.

E.V. Karasev (2009): A New Genus Navipelta (Peltaspermales, Pteridospermae) from the Permian/Triassic Boundary Deposits of the Moscow Syneclise. PDF file, Paleontological Journal, 43: 1262-1271.

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).

The Boston Globe:
Intelligent design cannot be taken seriously as science (by Abby Hafer, September 17, 2016).

G.J. Vermeij (2015): Paleophysiology: From Fossils to the Future. Trends in ecology & evolution.

M. Widera (2015): Compaction of lignite: a review of methods and results. In PDF, Acta Geologica Polonica, 65.

F.D. Siewers and T.L. Phillips (2015): Petrography and microanalysis of Pennsylvanian coal-ball concretions (Herrin Coal, Illinois Basin, USA): Bearing on fossil plant preservation and coal-ball origins. Abstract, Sedimentary Geology, 329.

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