Tag: fossils

An Introduction to Geology: 8

Fossils & Palaeontology Lecture slides: 2013_IntroGeol_fossils_Lect8 (pdf) or 2013_IntroGeol_fossils_Lect8_SML (ppt) 3D Fossils (new project led by the British Geological Survey) British Fossils (book by Peter Doyle) St Hilda’s ammonite, Hildoceras bifrons (NHM website) The Palaeontological Association (UK-based organization promoting palaeontological science) Palaeontology Online (articles about the cutting edge of fossil research, written by palaeontologists) Palaeocast (Palaeontology podcasts and photos on...

Tracking Ancient Life

TRACE FOSSILS The lecture presentation: 2013_TrackingAncientLife_SML Charles Darwin – worms and vegetable mould (from Darwin Online) Darwin’s wormstone at Down House, Kent. Phil Manning’s Dinosaur CSI website. An amazing dinosaur trackway site in Bolivia. Dinosaur speed calculator (from the University of Sheffield) Why that previous theory might be wrong! (from Heinrich Mallison, Berlin) How fast did ancient people run? (My...

An Introduction To Fossils

To download the slides for my University of York Lifelong Learning class on fossils, click the following links: 2013_IntroFossils_pt1 2013_IntroFossils_pt2 For further information on fossils, the following websites are useful: Natural History Museum, London – fossils Natural History Museum, London – fossils of Britain Oxford University Museum – identifying invertebrate fossils BBC Nature – fossils British Geological Survey – Fossil...