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An annotated collection of pointers to information on palaeobotany
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Barbara W. Murck et al. (2008): Visualizing Geology , Chapter 3:
How Old is Old? The Rock Record and Geologic Time. Powerpoint presentation. See also:
Barbara W. Murck and Brian J. Skinner (2015): Visualizing Geology, 4th Edition.

Henri D. Grissino-Mayer, Laboratory of Tree-Ring Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville: Lectures in Dendrochronology.
Snapshot provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Jeff Crabaugh (University of Wyoming), The Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College: Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations: Using Images, Animations, and Models Effectively, Sequence Stratigraphy. Sequence stratigraphy takes a genetic approach to the examination and interpretation of sedimentary strata. This web page investigates the topic of sequence stratigraphy utilizing a combination of linked text, images (stills and animated), and short videos.
The link is to a version archived by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Linda Finnegan, An overview of dendrochronology.
Now recovered from the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

! B. Axsmith et al. (2018): A Triassic Mystery Solved: Fertile Pekinopteris From the Triassic of North Carolina, United States. Chapter 10, in PDF, in: M. Krings, C.J. Harper, N.R. Cuneo and G.W. Rothwell (eds.): Transformative Paleobotany Papers to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Thomas N. Taylor. See also here.
Note fig. 10.1: A suggested reconstruction of Pekinopteris auriculata.

R.M. Clary and J.H. Wandersee (2008): Earth Science Teachers´ Perceptions of an Autonomous Fieldwork Assignment in a Nationwide Online Paleontology Course. In PDF, Journal of Geoscience Education, 56: 149-155. What are the best plagiarism detection tools?

J.G. Pausas and J.E. Keeley (2009): A burning story: the role of fire in the history of life. PDF file, BioScience, 59: 593-601.

J. Rust (2007): Die Bedeutung von Fossilien für phylogenetische Rekonstruktionen. In German (PDF file). Go to PDF page 75. In: Species, Phylogeny and Evolution, Phylogenetisches Symposium Göttingen.
Snapshot provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Brent H. Breithaupt (1992): The use of fossils in interpreting past environments. PDF file, Pages 147–158, in: Tested studies for laboratory teaching, Volume 13 (C. A. Goldman, Editor). Proceedings of the 13th Workshop/Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education.
The link is to a version archived by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

MSc Palaeobiology Students, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, (the author´s name appears on the title page for each section): Fossil Lagerstätten. A catalogue of sites of exceptional fossil preservation.
Website outdated. The link is to a version archived by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Stephen A. Leslie, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Arkansas at Little Rock: Paleobiology. Paleobiology lecture notes in brief.
Now recovered from the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Jens Brandt (2010), Institut für Betriebssystem und Rechnerverbund, Technische Universität Braunschweig: Plagiatsuche für Open Access. PDF file, in German. See also
! Open Access Plagiarism Search (OAPS).
These expired links are now available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Thomas Bigler: Plagiatsuche mit Google (in German).
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Sabine Schmidt, Gravity Research Group, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany: Die Erde (in German).
Website outdated, download a version archived by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Q.-M. Meng et al. (2019): The natural history of oviposition on a ginkgophyte fruit from the Middle Jurassic of northeastern China. In PDF, Insect Science, 26: 171–179. See also here.

G.W. Rothwell et al. (2012): The seed cone Eathiestrobus gen. nov.: Fossil evidence for a Jurassic origin of Pinaceae. In PDF, American Journal of Botany, 99: 708–720.

! C.C. Labandeira et al. (2007): Guide to Insect (and Other) Damage Types on Compressed Plant Fossils. In PDF, Version 3.0. Smithsonian Institution, Washington. See also here.

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! Category:Cameras with focus bracketing functions.

C.C. Labandeira (2006): Silurian to Triassic plant and insect clades and their associations: new data, a review, and interpretations. In PDF, Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 64: 53-94.

Explora (B & H Foto & Electronics Corp., New York):
Photo-Editing Tutorial: Focus Stacking for Macro Photography (by Shawn C. Steiner).

R.S. Barclay et al. (2013): New methods reveal oldest known fossil epiphyllous moss: Bryiidites utahensis gen. et sp. nov.(Bryidae). In PDF, American Journal of Botany, 100: 2450-2457.
Using the zstacking software package Automontage (Syncroscopy, Cambridge, UK).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
Category:2019 in science.
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! M. Qvarnström et al. (2019): Beetle-bearing coprolites possibly reveal the diet of a Late Triassic dinosauriform. Open access, R. Soc. open sci., 6: 181042.

The National Law Review:
“Alternative Facts” in the Classroom: Creationist Educational Policy and the Trump Administration (by Megan Elizabeth Sullivan, March 11, 2019).

Allister Rees, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson: PaleoIntegration Project (PIP). The Paleointegration Project is facilitating interoperability between global-scale fossil and sedimentary rock databases, enabling a greater understanding of the life, geography and climate of our planet throughout the Phanerozoic. Go to: Mesozoic.
These expired links are now available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

X. Duan et al. (2018): Early Triassic Griesbachian microbial mounds in the Upper Yangtze Region, southwest China: Implications for biotic recovery from the latest Permian mass extinction. Open access, PLoS ONE, 13: e0201012.

D.C. Steart et al. (2006): Overland transport of leaves in two forest types in southern Victoria, Australia and its implications for palaeobotanical studies. In PDF, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, 118: 65-74. See also here.

A.E. Nicholson et al. (2018): Gaian bottlenecks and planetary habitability maintained by evolving model biospheres: the ExoGaia model. Abstract, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 477: 727–740. See also here (in PDF).

P.M.A. Rees et al. (1999): Permian climates: Evaluating model predictions using global paleobotanical data. In PDF, Geology, 27: 891-894. See also here.

C.V. McLelland (2008): Nature of Science and the Scientific Method. PDF file, The Geological Society of America.
This article promotes understanding of the nature of science and how the scientific method is used to advance science, focusing in particular on the Earth sciences. It also includes talking points for those who would like help explaining the nature of science to others who have developed misconceptions.
Now recovered from the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

E.G. Nisbet and N.H. Sleep (2001): The habitat and nature of early life. PDF file, Nature, 409.
The link is to a version archived by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

R.J. Burnham (1994): Patterns in tropical leaf litter and implications for angiosperm paleobotany. In PDF, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 81: 99-113. See also here.

J.R.W. Benicio et al. (2019): Recurrent palaeo-wildfires in a Cisuralian coal seam: A palaeobotanical view on highinertinite coals from the Lower Permian of the Parana´ Basin, Brazil. Open access, PLoS ONE, 14: e0213854.

V.M. Dörken and P.J. Rudall (2018): Understanding the cone scale in Cupressaceae: insights from seed-cone teratology in Glyptostrobus pensilis. Open access, PeerJ.
Note figure 6: Schematic drawings of a single bract/scale complex in different taxodiaceous Cupressaceae.

! Semantic Scholar.
Semantic Scholar is a free, nonprofit, academic search engine from AI2 (Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence).

E.D. Lukashevich et al. (2010): The oldest occurrence of immature Diptera (Insecta), Middle Triassic, France. PDF file, Ann. soc. entomol. Fr. (n.s.), 46: 4-22.
The link is to a version archived by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

! B.M. Wiegmann et al. (2009): Holometabolous insects (Holometabola). PDF file, In: S.B. Hedges and S. Kumar (eds.): The Timetree of Life (see here), and there (Google books).

! Conrad C. Labandeira (1998), Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC: Enhanced: How Old Is the Flower and the Fly? Including an extensive annotated link directory. Science 1998; 280: 57-59.
Website outdated. The link is to a version archived by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

R. Pérez-de la Fuente, et al. (2012): Early evolution and ecology of camouflage in insects. In PDF, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 109: 21414-21419. See also here.
Note fig. 2: Reconstruction of H. diogenesi gen. et sp. nov.

M. Pole et al. (2016): The rise and demise of Podozamites in east Asia - An extinct conifer life style. Abstract. See also here.

W.R. Norris, Department of Natural Sciences, Western New Mexico University, Silver City, NM:
The Challenges of Life on Land. Lecture notes, powerpoint presentation. See also here (in PDF).

M. Özcan et al. (2012): Possible hazardous effects of hydrofluoric acid and recommendations for treatment approach: a review. In PDF, Clinical Oral Investigations, 16: 15–23. See also here.

James M. White, Geological Survey of Canada, Calgary (Highlights from Recent CAP Newsletters): Differential Sorting of Palynomorphs During Preparation: Some Useful Research Topics.
Snapshot provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Jan Jansonius, GSC-Calgary, Calgary, Alberta:
Review: Jones, T. P., and N. P. Rowe (editors), 1999. Fossil Plants and Spores: Modern Techniques. Book review.
The link is to a version archived by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Washington Post:
Intelligent design gets even dumber (by Jerry A. Coyne, March 08, 2019).

A.J. Krause et al. (2018): Stepwise oxygenation of the Paleozoic atmosphere. Open access, Nature Communications, 9: 4081.

D. Lewis (2019): The fight for control over virtual fossils. Palaeontologists have been urged to share 3D scans of fossils online, but a Nature analysis finds that few researchers do so.
Nature News Feature.

N.W. Paterson et al. (2016): A multidisciplinary biofacies characterisation of the Late Triassic (late Carnian–Rhaetian) Kapp Toscana Group on Hopen, Arctic Norway. Abstract, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 464: 16-42. See also here (in PDF).

Min-Chun Yu et al. (2016): ResearchGate: An effective altmetric indicator for active researchers? Abstract, Computers in Human Behavior, 55, Part B: 1001-1006. See also here (in PDF).

C.R. Fielding et al. (2019): Age and pattern of the southern high-latitude continental end-Permian extinction constrained by multiproxy analysis. Open access, Communications, 10.
"... we use palynology coupled with high-precision CA-ID-TIMS dating of euhedral zircons from continental sequences of the Sydney Basin, Australia, to show that the collapse of the austral Permian Glossopteris flora occurred prior to 252.3?Ma (~370 kyrs before the main marine extinction). Weathering proxies indicate that floristic changes occurred during a brief climate perturbation in a regional alluvial landscape ..."

! R. Gastaldo (2019): Ancient plants escaped the end-Permian mass extinction. Free access, Nature, NEWS AND VIEWS.

Pinselpark, by Rüdiger Lorenz (in German): Paläobotanik.

! B. Bomfleur et al. (2017): The fossil Osmundales (Royal Ferns)—a phylogenetic network analysis, revised taxonomy, and evolutionary classification of anatomically preserved trunks and rhizomes Open access, PeerJ, DOI 10.7717/peerj.3433.

Christopher L. Hill, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho:
Great Strategies for Teaching Paleontology
Paleobotany – 200,000 Years of Pollen and Environmental Change
. Powerpoint presentation.

W.R. Rimington et al. (2018): Ancient plants with ancient fungi: liverworts associate with early-diverging arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Proc. R. Soc. B, 285: 20181600. See also here.

W.A. DiMichele et al. (2017): Vegetational zonation in a swamp forest, Middle Pennsylvanian, Illinois Basin, U.S.A., indicates niche differentiation in a wetland plant community. In PDF, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 487: 71–92. See also here.

S. McLoughlin et al. (2018): Pachytestopsis tayloriorum gen. et sp. nov., an anatomically preserved glossopterid seed from the Lopingian of Queensland, Australia. Chapter 9, in PDF, in: M. Krings, C.J. Harper, N.R. Cuneo and G.W. Rothwell (eds.): Transformative Paleobotany Papers to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Thomas N. Taylor.

S. Teare and D. Measday (2018): Pyrite Rehousing – Recent Case Studies at Two Australian Museums. Free access, Biodiversity Information Science and Standards 2: e26343.

B. Bomfleur et al. (2018): Polar Regions of the Mesozoic-Paleogene Greenhouse World as Refugia for Relict Plant Groups. Chapter 24, in PDF, in: M. Krings, C.J. Harper, N.R. Cuneo and G.W. Rothwell (eds.): Transformative Paleobotany Papers to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Thomas N. Taylor.
Note figure 24.2: Distribution of Dicroidium through space and time.

H. WangFruits, seeds, and flowers from the Warman clay pit (middle Eocene Claiborne Group), western Tennessee, USA. In PDF, Palaeontologia Electronica. See also here.

B.L.H. Horn et al.(2018): A loess deposit in the Late Triassic of southern Gondwana, and its significance to global paleoclimate. Abstract, Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 81: 189-203. See also here.
Note fig. 10: Paleomap of Late Triassic showing the climatic zones.

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