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
Selected Bot. Gardens and Herbaria, 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, Molecular Clock, 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, Open Access Publishing, Abstracts, Books ...
Databases and Glossaries
Bot. Nomenclature, Encyclopedias, Unit Converter, Trees ...
Images of Plant Fossils
Fossil Plants, Reconstructions, Plant Photographs ...
Job & Experience
Labor Market, Grants, Field Camps, Internships ...
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A. Ali et al. (2024): A new permineralized Corypha-type coryphoid palm stem from K-Pg of India: Anatomy, systematics, saprophytic fungi, and paleoecology. Free access, Turkish Journal of Botany, 48: 105-119. doi:10.55730/1300-008X.2799.

! A.E. Adams et al. (2014): Atlas of Sedimentary Rocks under the Microscope. In PDF. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
See likewise here.
Including practical aspects of slide preparation.
Note picture 217. Thin section of a coal ball.

! STRATA (provided by SEPM, the Society for Sedimentary Geology).
This open access site is dedicated to helping people understand sedimentary geology, from the basics to the detailed. Excellent! Go to:
! Sedimentology and stratigraphy of Rocks and Sediments.
Don't miss the webpage ! Carbonate Thin Sections.
Very useful: Carbonate and Petrology Links, and helpful links.

K.L. Minatre et al. (2024): Charcoal analysis for temperature reconstruction with infrared spectroscopy. In PDF, Front. Earth Sci., 12:1354080. doi: 10.3389/feart.2024.1354080.
See likewise here.

R. Schoch and R. Moreno (2024): Synopsis on the temnospondyls from the German Triassic. Open access, Palaeodiversity, 17: 9-48.
Note figure 1: Triassic outcrops in Germany with most important temnospondyl localities highlighted.
Figure 19: Stratigraphy of the German Lower and basal Middle Triassic with ranges of all valid temnospondyl taxa mapped.
Figure 20: Stratigraphy of the German upper Middle and Upper Triassic with ranges of all valid temnospondyl taxa mapped.

Z. Wawrzyniak and P. Filipiak (2023): Fossil floral from the Upper Triassic Grabowa Formation (Upper Silesia, southern Poland) Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae, 93: 165–193.
See likewise here.

E. Kustatscher and H. Nowak (2023; starting on PDF page 27): Triassic macrofloras of the Julian and Carnic Alps. PDF file. In: C. Corradini & G. Muscio, (eds.): Geology and Paleontology of Friuli and adjacent areas. Workshop - Museo Friulano di Storia Naturale, Udine.
Table of contents on PDF page 76.

I.G. Kenyon (?): Organic & Chemical Sedimentary Rocks. Lecture notes, Powerpoint presentation. See likewise:
Sedimentary Rocks A Virtual Practical. Provided by Inc. SlidePlayer is 100% free and serves both those who need to share their presentations with others and those seeking a nice presentation.

H. von Eynatten et al. (2013): Dept. of Sedimentology and Environmental Geology, Göttingen, Germany: Sedimentologie / Sedimentpetrographie. PDF file, lecture notes, in German.

A.R. Semeler and M.G. Sommer (2024): Research data in paleobotany: petrographic thin sections fossil wood dataset. In PDF, Encontros Bibli, Florianópolis, 29. Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. DOI:
See likewise here, and there.

C. Martín-Closas et al. (2021): Palaeonitella trifurcata n. sp., a cortoid-building charophyte from the Lower Cretaceous of Catalonia. Free access, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 295.
"... The thallus of P. trifurcata n. sp. was encrusted by a thin micrite film, and additionally, the whorls were coated by a thicker crust while the plant was still alive.
[...] This is the first report of constructive micrite envelopes protecting delicate and poorly calcified charophyte thalli from being destroyed ..."

! S.H. Shiu and M.D. Lehti-Shiu (2024): Assessing the evolution of research topics in a biological field using plant science as an example. In PDF, SH Shiu, MD Lehti-Shiu Plos Biology, 22. e3002612. 10.1371/journal.pbio.3002612.
See likewise here.
"... Using plant biology as an example, we used machine learning and language models to classify plant science citations into topics representing interconnected, evolving subfields. The changes in prevalence of topical records over the last 50 years reflect shifts in major research trends
[...] Unlike other early topics, topic 78 (paleobotany and plant evolution studies, the last topic in Fig 3B) experienced a resurgence in the early 2000s due to the development of new approaches and databases and changes in research foci ..."

G. Chen et al. (2024): Stomatal evolution and plant adaptation to future climate. Open access, Plant Cell Environ.
"Global climate change is affecting plant photosynthesis and transpiration processes, as well as increasing weather extremes
[...] novel stomatal development specific genes were acquired during plant evolution, whereas genes regulating stomatal movement, especially cell signaling pathways, were inherited ancestrally and co-opted by dynamic functional differentiation ..."

E.T. Casselman (2024): Characterizing new plant fossils with woody growth from the Battery Point Formation of Quebec (Canada). In PDF. Thesis, Cal Poly Humboldt theses and projects, 744. See also here.

Q. Liu et al. (2024): Distinctive volcanic ash–rich lacustrine shale deposition related to chemical weathering intensity during the Late Triassic: Evidence from lithium contents and isotopes. Open access, Science Advances, 10. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.adi6594.
"... The Late Triassic Carnian Pluvial Episode (CPE) witnessed enormous climate change closely associated with volcanic activity
[...] this study provides evidence for the differential VA-rich [volcanic ash] shale deposition model related to chemical weathering states synchronous with climate changes during the CPE period ..."

J. Rogger et al. (2024): Speed of thermal adaptation of terrestrial vegetation alters Earth’s long-term climate. Open access, Science Advances, 10.
Note figure 1: Representation of long-term global carbon cycle.
Figure 3: Estimated carbon fluxes for different modes of vegetation adaptation to climatic changes.
"Earth’s long-term climate is driven by the cycling of carbon between geologic reservoirs and the atmosphere-ocean system
[...] we evaluate the importance of the continuous biological climate adaptation of vegetation as a regulation mechanism in the geologic carbon cycle since the establishment of forest ecosystems ..."

Science Advances.
Science Advances is the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) open access multidisciplinary journal, publishing impactful research papers and reviews in any area of science.

J. Hošek et al. (2024): Hot spring oases in the periglacial desert as the Last Glacial Maximum refugia for temperate trees in Central Europe. Free access, Science Advances, 10, eado6611.
Note figure 1: European paleoenvironments during the LPG (~28 to 14.7 ka).

N. Anantaprayoon et al. (2024): Evolution of the most species-rich family of simple thalloid liverworts (Aneuraceae): a time-calibrated perspective into its evolutionary history and diversification. In PDF,

P.C.J. Donoghue and J.W. Clark (2024): Plant evolution: Streptophyte multicellularity, ecology, and the acclimatisation of plants to life on land. Free access, Current Biology, DOI:
See also here.

J. Criscione-Vastano and D.A. Grimaldi (2024): Remarkable Diversity of Beetles (Coleoptera) in the Late Triassic (Norian)“Solite Deposit” of Virginia and North Carolina. Open access, Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 467: 1-137.

! P.J. Harries (ed., 2003): High-Resolution Approaches in Stratigraphic Paleontology. In PDF. Topics in Geobiology, 21.
See likewise here, and there.
This volume delves into a spectrum of theoretical as well as applied aspects of high-resolution stratigraphic approaches in paleontology. It explores how increasingly detailed knowledge of the fossil record can enhance our understanding of the evolution of life on Earth. Please take notice of the
! Table of contents (13 chapters).

! G.V. Middleton et al. (eds., 2003): Encyclopedia of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks. In PDF (2759 PDF pages), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
See also here. Part of the book series: Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series (EESS).
! You can quickly navigate from the Table of contents (251 entries).

P.J. Boylan (ed., 2004): Running a Museum: A Practical Handbook. In PDF, ICOM International Council of Museums. Paris, France.

H. Furrer (2024): The history of palaeontological research and excavations at Monte San Giorgio. Open access, Swiss Journal of Palaeontology, 143: 18.

W.E. Krumbein (2008): Biogenerated Rock Structures Space Sci Rev, 135: 81–94.
See likewise here, and there.

S.R. El-Abdallah (2024): Building detailed and accurate whole-plant concepts: A morphometrics-informed reconstruction of a zosterophyll from the lower Devonian of Wyoming. Thesis, California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt, Arcata, CA.
See likewise here (in PDF).

W.A. Taylor and P.K. Strother (2024): Plant evolution: A tapetum is now effectively present in all land plant lineages. In PDF, Current Biology, 34: R146-R148. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2023.12.061.
See likewise there.
"... Three independent lines of evidence lead to the observation that the evolution of the plant spore occurred before the evolution of axial, upright plants ..."

L.A. McGuire et al. (2024): Characteristics of debris-flow-prone watersheds and debris-flow-triggering rainstorms following the Tadpole Fire, New Mexico, USA. In PDF, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 24: 1357–1379.
See also here.

D.-W. et al. (2024): A synthesis of the Cretaceous wildfire record related to atmospheric oxygen levels? Open access, Journal of Palaeogeography, 13: 149-164.
"... In this study, we comprehensively synthesize a total of 271 published Cretaceous wildfire occurrences based on the by-products of burning, including fossil charcoal, pyrogenic inertinite (fossil charcoal in coal), and pyrogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Spatially, the dataset shows a distinctive distribution of reported wildfire evidence characterized by high concentration in the middle latitudinal areas of the Northern Hemisphere ..."

C.H. Woolley et al. (2024): Quantifying the effects of exceptional fossil preservation on the global availability of phylogenetic data in deep time: Open access, PLoS ONE, 19. e0297637.
"... we quantify the amount of phylogenetic information available in the global fossil records of 1,327 species of non-avian theropod dinosaurs, Mesozoic birds, and fossil squamates [...] and then compare the influence of lagerstätten deposits on phylogenetic information content and taxon selection in phylogenetic analyses to other fossil-bearing deposits ..."

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