Member Recommended Links

Some Really Cool Sites

Paleontology related web sites recommended by BPS members:

Oceans of Kansas

A Guide to the Orders of Trilobites

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology

UWA Black Belt Museum

University of California Museum of Paleontology

Florida Museum of Natural History

Invertebrate Paleontology - Image Gallery

Fossil Plants & Pollen ( Paleobotany & Palynology) - Image Gallery

Vertebrate Paleontology - Image Gallery

University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Nebraska Invertebrate Fossils

Paleontological Research Institution - Museum of the Earth - Collections

The Paleobiology Database

Riley the Paleontologist

Image Essays - Burgess Shale

Discovering Fossils

Palaeontologia Electronica

Computational Paleontology

Microfossil Images from University College London

Geological Survey of Alabama

Online Publications from the GSA

American Museum of Natural History Research Library/ American Museum Novitates

Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology

The Virtual Fossil Museum - Fossils Across Geological Time and Evolution

USGS - Fossils, Rocks, and Time

USGS - A Tapestry of Time and Terrain

USGS -  National Geologic Map Database

Fossil Whales and other research by Dr. Philip D. Gingerich

Whale Evolution - Dr. Philip D. Gingerich - National Geographic

Elements of Geology, The Student's Series by Sir Charles Lyell, Bart., F. R.S., (1871) (an Online Book)

National Geographic:

Bizarre Dinosaurs

Geopedia - Dinosaurs

The Real Jurassic Park - Photo Gallery

Prehistoric Animals

Discovery Channel - Dinosaur Guide

ScienceDaily - Dinosaur Articles

ScienceDaily - Dinosaur News

Paleontological Research Institute

Palaeobiology and Biodiversity Research Group, University of Bristol

Common Fossils, Rocks and Minerals in Scotland

British Chalk Fossils

The Official Dino Land Website

Graptolite links from the Open Directory project

Enchanted Learning - Dinosaurs

Investigating Earth Systems - Fossils

Animationer Dinosauere - by Jan Boisen. You can download these images to your computer. NO hot-linking, we are not allowed to link directly to the images.

The Earth Through Time by Harold L. Levin

Google Earth - Layers for download:

Global Paleogeographic Views - Animated Geological History - download to use with Google Earth

Geologic Map of US / Geology of the Conterminous US - download to use with Google Earth.  Note: this page has a video download at the bottom about using Google Earth to teach geology.

LiveScience Image Gallery - Dinosaur Art

AgeSearch - a scientific web search engine especially designed to help geoscientists estimate the "stratigraphy" of their web searches


Good Sites to buy Paleo Stuff

American Association of Petroleum Geology - Geologic Highway Maps

Wards Natural Science - Fossil Reproductions, Specimens, Posters, Maps, etc.

Nasco Science - Fossil Books, Posters, Specimens, Games, etc.

Geological Society of America - Scales & Field References, Books & Papers