Sites; Link Sites; Other
Sites of Interest
Well organised basic introductory descriptions of most groups of fossil
organisms. Covers their fossil record, ecology, systematics and morphology.
Natural History Museum **** (2)
Most significant for its innovative Earth Lab Datasite which allows amateur
geologists and students to investigate UK geology online, including allowing
you to identify fossils.
Online palaeontological journal with detailed articles and book reviews.
General articles with images organised by subject; from Nearctica.
Learning from the Fossil
Record *** (5)
Features a series of educational articles with plenty of ideas for classroom
activities. Another UCMP site.
of Animal Life *** (6)
Good summary of early life on Earth.
Field Museum *** (7)
Featuring one of the world's ten largest palaeontological collections.
Mind the Dinosaurs... *** (8)
A useful summary of Mesozoic life living alongside the dinosaurs.
American Natural History
Museum *** (9)
Electronic newspaper with topical fossil news.
Database *** (10)
A database of reefs from Cambrian to Pliocene times. Features detailed
WMNH *** (11)
Provides a number of high quality fossil images.
& Life Through Time *** (12)
Good general lecture text about life on earth.
Paleoclimates and Mass Extinctions ***
Discusses paleoclimates, their cyclicity through geological time and how
this may be associated with mass extinctions.
of the Lias *** (14)
Excellent text and images from UK.
Preparation & Conservation *** (15)
Good practical text.
The UK's main Internet Gateway to the Natural Sciences and Palaeontology
from the University of Nottingham.
Collections of the World **** (17)
Perhaps the main link site for palaeontologists on the web.
Important link site.
Paleontological Links *** (19)
A major fossil link site to everything to do with fossils.
& Fossil Resources *** (20)
A major fossil link site.
Fossils *** (21)
A UK link site organised by subject.
List *** (22)
Links to fossil collections and databases worldwide.
sites of interest
Collecting Fossils in California
Features a fossil collectors forum and fossil news plus a lot more.
Basic introduction to collecting fossils.
Mesozoic Vertebrates from the Upper Blue Nile
Upper Cretaceous and Paleocene Paleontology
and Stratigraphy of Madagascar
fossils (in Japanese)
Fossil mammal sites
fish fossil, Age of Fishes Museum
world heritage fossil mammal site project
The fossils of Riversleigh
et Guerville, Les fossiles de
Fossils and stratigraphy of over 20 sites (in French)
Fossil localities throughout France with excellent images
de Paris, Les fossiles du
Fossil Fauna and Flora
Clay -Geology, Fossils
Area - Pt. 2 - Fossil Forest
Area - Strata and Fossils
Regis - Pt. 3 - Lias Fossils
- Pt. 6 - Corallian Fossils
Geology - Submerged Forest
Cement making at
South Ferriby, N. Lincolnshire and The Geology and some recorded fossils
from South Ferriby Quarry
Reminiscences of some early collecting in
Yorkshire , fossils with images
Dobb's Linn, Geology, Graptolites
The Biota of Early Terrestrial Ecosystems: The Rhynie Chert
Petrified forest national park
Kettleman Hills, Fossils
Lake Manix, Fossils from Pleistocene
Sharktooth Hill, A Visit To The Bone Bed
Union Wash, Ammonites
Los Angeles, Ice Age Fossils of Rancho La Brea
Valley Geology and Palaeontology
Valley, Fossils In Death Valley National Park
Mazon creek, Pennsylvanian, Francis Creek Shale fossils.
General geology, fossils and minerals.
Geology, Rocks, Fossils and Field Trips
Calvert Cliffs, Chesapeake Bay, Miocene fossils.
Fossils in Counties of Maryland
Fossils of the Cannon River Watershed Area
Nebraska's Invertebrate Fossils
Early Cambrian Fossils In Western Nevada
Fossil Plants And Insects At Bull Run, Nevada
Field Trip To The Copper Basin Fossil Flora
Montello Fossils, Elko County, Nevada
Fossil Plants At Buffalo Canyon, Churchill County.
Ammonites And Brachiopods In Elko County, Nevada
Ordovician Fossils In The Toquima Range
Fossil Leaves And An Insect From Stewart Valley, Nevada
Jersey, Fossils of New Jersey
York, Mohawk River Valley of New York , Fossils
Invertebrate Fossils of Texas from Stone City Bluff, Burleson County,