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On line text books

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  • BRIGGS DEG, CROWTHER PR (eds). 1990. Palaeobiology, a Synthesis. Blackwell, London. 1st edition. 584 pages. Weblink

Institution and collection abbreviations

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Herpetology and other science blogs

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Bad Science General science
Dragons Tale
General Science
The Frog Blog General science
Herptile Blog
Herpetology
John Schilling
Herpetology
NatGeoWatch General science
Palaeontology online
Palaeontology
Scientific Blogging Various
Serpent Research
Emphasis on snakes
Species Watch
Interesting and endangered creatures.
SNOMNH Herpetology Blog
Herpetology
Sticky tongue
Herpetology
Tetrapod Zoology version 1
Zoology and palaeontology
Tetrapod Zoology version 2
Zoology and palaeontology
Tetrapod Zoology version 3 Zoology and palaeontology
Veterinarian Techinchian
Top 45 zoology blogs

Other useful webpages

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Academia.edu
Research scientists networking site
Add an adder Register sightings of the wild british adder
Anole annals
Website about Anole lizards
Biomed Experts Research scientist networking site
The Combined Index to Herpetology Collections Herpetology collections
Database of Lower Vertebrates
ESF funded database of localities and taxa from the Triassic to the Neogene that yield Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles, and Birds (fosFARbase)
Date-A Clade
Palaeontological date for major nodes on the tree of life
Digital morphology at the University of Texas, Austin Casts of skulls and other biological specimens computerised using CT data
Dinobase Dinosaur database hosted by University of Bristol
Eureka editing Editing service for science texts
Evolution 101
Explains the general patterns and mechanisms of evolution
FEA in Biology
Database of Biology themed Finite Element Analysis.
Functional Morphology and Evolution Research Unit
Hull York Medical School
Skull functional analysis etc.
Genome 10K project
Initiative that aims to record the genetic diversity of vertebrate species.
Herp Digest
Free electronic newsletter
Herp Nation
Herpetology magazine
International Commission on Stratigraphy Downloadable stratigraphic charts etc
KarenCarr.com
Science artist and illustrator
Kingsnake Further herp resources
Lefalophodon
Informal history of Evolutionary Biology
Links for Palaeobotanists
Palaeobotany resources.
Lisanfos KMS
Database dealing with the paleontology and anatomy of Lissamphibia
Manchester Amphibian Research Group
Manchester based amphibian research group.
MedArt
Anatomical art work
Morphobrowser, University of Helsinki
Database of Tooth Morphology
Morphometrics at SUNY Stony Brook Resouces and links for geometric morphometric
National Amphibian Reptile Recording Scheme (NARRS)
UK based monitoring program
Nature gems Examples of studies published in Nature that demonstrate evolution
OnlineClasses.org Online education resource
The palaeobiology database NSF funded web database of palaeobiolgy
Palaeos.org A multi-authored encyclopedia on the history of life on Earth
Plain English Campaign
Campaign for clear communication
Pterosaur database
Pterosaur resources
Pterosaur.net
Pterosaur resources
Reptiles and amphibians of the UK
British herp information 
The reptile database
Database of reptile evolutionary relationships.
Researcher ID.com
Research scientist networking site
Save the frogs Americas first charity for protecting amphibians
SeaTurtle.org
Resources for sea turtle literature and population monitoring
Scopus Citation database
Scotese.com Palaeomaps by Dr Choristopher R. Scotese
Start a school geology society
Online classes article
ThinkWrite Training courses
TinyURL.com For shortening weblinks
Tree of Life Project
A multi-authored encyclopedia on biodiversity and evolutionary relationships.
Tuatara online Tuatara related resources hosted by Victoria University, Wellington, NZ
UCL Centre for Medical Image Computing Medical imaging at UCL
UK Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme Monitoring program for UK stranded dolphins, whales, porpoises, and sea turtles
Useful Palaeo Website
NHM weblinks page
Visible interactive Iguana
3D anatomical resources for the Iguana skull by the Witmer Lab.
WitmerLab
Research lab focusing on functional morphology of vertebrates
XE.com Currency converter

Zoos and wildlife parks in the UK

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Museums in the UK

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Booth Museum of Natural History Brighton and Hove
The Bristol City Museum Bristol
Dinosaur Isle Isle of Wight
The Grant Museum of Zoology, UCL, University College London London
Hancock Museum
Newcastle
Horniman Museum London
Huntarian Museum and Art Gallery, Univeristy of Glasgow Glasgow
The Lapworth Museum, University of Birmingham Birmingham
Manchester Museum (The University of Manchester) Manchester
National Museum Cardiff Cardiff
National Museum Scotland (NMS) Edinbrugh
The Natural History Museum (NHM) London
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford
The Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge Cambridge
Ulster Museum Belfast
University Museum of Zoology Cambridge Cambridge
Yorkshire Museum  York


Museums outside the UK

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American Museum of Natural History
New York, USA
Arizona Museum of Natural History
Mesa , Arizona
Auckland War Memorial Museum
Auckland, New Zealand
California Academy of Sciences
San Francisco
Canterbury Museum
Christchurch, New Zealand
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Pittsburgh, USA
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Denver, USA
Dinosaur National Monument
Colorado, USA
The Field Museum Chicago, USA
Harvard University Museum of Comparatice Zoology
Cambridge, USA
Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Palaeoanthropology
Beijing, China
KU Natural History Museum, University of Kansas
Lawrence, USA
Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Paris, France
Museum fur Naturkunde
Berlin, Germany
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Wellington, New Zealand
Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales Madrid, Spain
National Museum of Ireland
Dublin, Ireland
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian
Washington, USA
National Museum of Nature and Science
Tokyo, Japan
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Los Angeles, USA
Naturhistorisches Museum
Vienna, Austria
Paläontologisches Institut und Museum der Universität Zürich, Switzerland
Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale
New Haven, USA
Petrified Forest National Park
Arizona, USA
Queensland Museum
Brisbane, Australia
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Brussels, Belgium
Royal Ontario Museum
Toronto, Canada
Royal Tyrrel Museum
Drumheller, Canada
San Diego Museum of Natural History
San Diego, USA
South Australian Museum
Adelaide, Australia
Southlands Museum and Art Gallery
Cantebury, New Zealand
State Museum for Natural History Stuttgart, Germany
Zoology and Marine Biology Museum, Ryan Institute
Galway, Ireland



Links to colleagues within UCL

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Aalaa Al-Shamahi Department of Anthropology Weblink
Dr Tim Arnett Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Weblink
Jack Ashby Grant Museum of Zoology Weblink
Katharine Balolia Department of Anthropology Weblink
Rosie Barnes Department of Earth Sciences Weblink
Verity Bennet Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment + Department of Earth Sciences Weblink
Wendy Birch Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Weblink
Mark Carnall Grant Museum of Zoology Weblink
Dr Helen Chatterjee Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment Weblink
Dr Julia Day Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment Weblink
Professor Chris M Dean Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Weblink
Dr Anjali Goswami Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment + Department of Earth Sciences Weblink
Debi Linton Department of Earth Sciences Weblink
Dr Simon Hillson Department of Archaeology Weblink
Dr James Mallet Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment Weblink
Dr Phil Mannion Department of Earth Sciences Weblink
Dr Sandra Martelli Department of Archaeology Weblink
Professor Mark Maslin Department of Geography Weblink
Dr Christophe Soligo Department of Anthropology Weblink
Professor Fred Spoor Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Weblink
Dr Max Telford Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment Weblink
Dr Paul Upchurch Department of Earth Sciences Weblink
Dr Yoshiyuki Yamamoto Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Weblink

Links to colleagues outside UCL but within London

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Dr Richard Abel The Natural History Museum Weblink
Professor Alan Boyde Queen Mary, University of London Weblink
Dr Chris Carbone
Institute of Zoology
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Barry Clarke The Natural History Museum Weblink
Isabelle De Groote The Natural History Museum Weblink
Dr Trent WJ Garner
Institute of Zoology Weblink
Dr David Gower The Natural History Museum Weblink
Dr Jerrry Hooker The Natural History Museum Weblink
Dr John R. Hutchinson Royal Veterinary College Weblink
Dr Victoria Herridge The Natural History Museum Weblink
Professor Adrian M. Lister The Natural History Museum Weblink
Dr Malcom Logan National Insitute for Medical Research, Mill Hill Weblink
Ilana Pizer Mason
Institute of Zoology Weblink
Dr Angela C. Milner Natural History Museum Weblink
Dr Andrew R.Milner Natural History Museum Weblink
Diego San Mauro Natural History Museum  
Imran Rahman Imperial College London Weblink
Professor Moya M. Smith King's College London Weblink
Dr Lorna Steel Natural History Museum  
Dr Mark Sutton Imperial College London Weblink
Dr Abigail Tucker Kings College, University of London Weblink
Dr Sam Turvey
Institute of Zoology Weblink
Dr Charlie Underwood Birkbeck, University of London Weblink
Dr Stig Walsh The Natural History Museum Weblink
Dr Eleanor Weston The Natural History Museum Weblink
Dr Mark Wilkinson The Natural History Museum Weblink

Links to colleagues outside London

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Dr Robert J. Asher University of Cambridge, UK Weblink
Dr Chris J. Bell University of Texas, Austin, USA Weblink
Dr Don Brinkman Royal Tyrrel Museum, Canada Weblink
Dr Angela Buscalioni Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain Weblink
Dr Mattew T. Carrano Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington Weblink
Professor Jenny Clack University of Cambridge, UK Weblink
Dr Mathew W. Colbert University of Texas, Austin, USA Weblink
Professor Mike Coates University of Chicago Weblink
Dr Jack Conrad American Museum of Natural History Weblink
Dr Ian Corfe University of Helsinki, Finland Weblink
Dr Alison Cree University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ Weblink
Dr Neil Curtis University of Hull, UK  
Dr Alistair Evans was University of Helsinki, Finland Weblink
Dr Bruce Erickson Science Museum of Minnesota, USA Weblink.
Dr Gregory M. Erickson Florida State University Weblink
Dr Mike Fagan University of Hull, UK Weblink
Dr Matt Freidman University of Oxford, UK Weblink
Dr James Gardner Royal Tyrrel Museum, Canada Weblink
Dr Jerry D. Harris Dixie State College, St George, USA Weblink
Dr Jason Head University of Toronto, Canada Weblink
Dr Andrew B. Heckert Appalachian State University Weblink
Dr Donald Henderson Royal Tyrrel Museum, Canada Weblink
Dr Jason Hillton University of Brimingham, UK Weblink
Christy Anna Hipsley
Humboldt-Universität, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany Weblink
Dr Cassey M. Holiday Marshall University, USA Weblink
Dr Mark Hutchinson University of Adelaide Weblink
Sue Keall University of Victoria, Wellington, NZ Weblink
Dr A. Kristopher Lappin California State Polytechnic University, USA Weblink
Professor Louis L. Jacobs Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, USA Weblink
Professor Jules Kieser University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ Weblink
Dr David Krause Stony Brook University, USA  Weblink
Dr Kornelius Kupczik Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany Weblink
Dr Jessie Maisano University of Texas, Austin, USA Weblink
Dr Makoto Manabe National Science Museum, Tokyo, Japan Weblink
Dr Johannes Muller Humboldt-Universität, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany Weblink
Dr Nicola Nelson University of Victoria, Wellington, NZ Weblink
Professor Paul O’Higgins Hull and York Medical School, UK Weblink
Bill Parker Petrified Forest National Park Weblink
Dr Mike Polcyn Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, USA Weblink
Dr P. David Polly Indiana University, USA Weblink
Dr Mark Purnell University of Leicester, UK Weblink
Dr Marcello Ruta University of Bristol, UK Weblink
Dr Emily Rayfield University of Bristol, UK Weblink
Dr Oliver Rauhut Bayerischen Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie, Munich, Germany Weblink
Dr Olivier C. Rieppel Field Museum, Chicago, USA Weblink
Dr Victor Hugo Reynoso Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Coyoacán, México Weblink
Dr Zbynek Rocek Charles University Prague, Czech Republic  Weblink
Prof Marcelo Sánchiz
Paläontologisches Institut und Museum der Universität Zürich, Switzerland Weblink
Torsten Scheyer University of Zurich, Switzerland Weblink
Dr Rainer Schoch Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart, Germany Weblink
Dr Emma Sherratt
Harvard University, USA
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Pavel Skutchas St Petersburg University, Russia  
Dr Kurt Schwenk University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA Weblink
Alan Tennyson Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, NZ Weblink
Linda Tsuji Humboldt-Universität, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany Weblink
Dr Takanobu Tsuihiji National Science Museum, Tokyo, Japan Weblink
Dr Adam Yates Bernard Price Institute, Johannesburg, South Africa Weblink
Dr Yuan Wang Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Palaeoanthropology (IVPP), Beijing Weblink
Dr Robin Whatley Columbia College, Chicago, USA Weblink
Dr Jeffery Wilson University of Michigan, USA Weblink
Professor Larry Witmer Ohio University, USA Weblink
Dr Trevor Worthy University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (recently moved from University of Adelaide, Australia) Weblink
Professor Xu Xing Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Palaeoanthropology (IVPP), Beijing Weblink
Professor Wang Xiao-Lin Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Palaeoanthropology (IVPP), Beijing Weblink

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