Palaeos.com is a web site on biology, paleontology, phylogeny and geology and which covers the history of Earth. The site is well respected and has been used as a reference by professional paleontologists such as Michael J. Benton, the professor of vertebrate palaeontology in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol. It is frequently cited in Science Online.
Palaeos.com was started by Toby White and Alan Kazlev; the pair were later joined by Chris Taylor, Mikko Haaramo of the Department of Geology at the University of Helsinki, and Chris Clowes. It features professional-level, yet readable articles about:
- Palaeontology, evolution and systematics
- Geochronology, earth systems and time scale
- Diversity of life and ecology
- Benton, M.Vertebrate Paleontology Third Edition. Blackwell Publishing.
- Koentges, G. (11 October 2002). "EVOLUTION: Enhanced: Jaws of the Fates". Science 298 (5592): 371–373. doi:10.1126/science.1077706.
- Simmons, N.B. (28 January 2005). "EVOLUTION: An Eocene Big Bang for Bats". Science 307 (5709): 527–528. doi:10.1126/science.1108871.
- Torsvik, T. H. (30 May 2003). "GEOLOGY: Enhanced: The Rodinia Jigsaw Puzzle". Science 300 (5624): 1379–1381. doi:10.1126/science.1083469. PMID 12775828.
- Mitch Leslie (ed.) (2006): Recalled to Life, Science Magazine, vol.314 PDF p.2 (also in Fossil Footnotes)
- Johnson, Carolyn (2003). Using Internet primary sources to teach critical thinking skills in the sciences. Westport, Conn. [u.a.]: Greenwood. ISBN 978-0313312304.
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