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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paleontology

Paleontology or palaeontology ( /ˌpeɪliɒnˈtɒlədʒi/, /ˌpeɪliənˈtɒlədʒi/ or ... It includes the study of fossils to determine organisms' evolution and interactions ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fossil

Fossils are the preserved remains or traces of animals, plants, and other organisms from the remote past.

www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/paleo/paleowhat.html

Paleobotany: Study of fossil plants; traditionally includes the study of fossil algae and fungi in addition to land plants. Palynology: Study of pollen and spores, ...

insider.si.edu/2015/10/fossils-help-scientists-build-a-picture-of-the-past-and-present

Oct 8, 2015 ... For scientists who love and study them, fossils are more than mere curiosities; they help piece together mysteries from the deep past, and allow ...

www.maropeng.co.za/content/page/the_science_of_studying_fossils

The search for fossils begins with geological surveys. Some areas are more likely to yield fossils than others, and researchers normally concentrate their efforts ...

www.dkfindout.com/us/dinosaurs-and-prehistoric-life/fossils/fossil-hunters

Fossils provide us with amazing details about the things that lived in the prehistoric world. Scientists who study fossils are called paleontologists. They examine ...

pubs.usgs.gov/gip/fossils/succession.html

Aug 14, 1997 ... Three concepts are important in the study and use of fossils: (1) Fossils represent the remains of once-living organisms. (2) Most fossils are the ...

science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/earth/geology/fossil6.htm

The study of fossils is as much about relationships as it is about the study of specific plants and animals. When researchers look at a layer of rock, they look at all ...

sciencing.com/can-learn-studying-fossils-21955.html

Apr 24, 2017 ... Fossils sometimes form when a plant or animal is buried in or covered by rock or sediment, and some fossils are actual bones or even body ...

study.com/academy/lesson/fossil-definition-types-characteristics-examples.html

Fossils provide scientists with many clues about Earth's history, offering evidence of dinosaurs and strange plants that existed in the past. This lesson will define ...