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Paleontology

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Paleontology or palaeontology (pronunciation: /ˌpeɪlɪɒnˈtɒlədʒi/, /ˌpeɪlɪən ˈtɒlədʒi/ or ... It includes the study of fo...

What is Paleontology?

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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, ...

GSA - Importance of Fossils - Geological Survey of Alabama

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They tell us about the organisms that lived on Earth from the time of the oldest fossils, about 3.8 billion years ago, to the present. By studying fossils we can learn ...

Study of Fossils | Paleontology | DK Find Out

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

Knowledge from Stone: Studying Fossils - How Fossils Work ...

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Knowledge from Stone: Studying Fossils - Studying fossils can tell us how life developed over the course of billions of years. Learn more about studying fossils  ...

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Dec 14, 2013 ... This video answers the following questions: What are fossils? How are fossils formed? Why are fossils important? Why don't fossils reveal the ...

What do paleontologists do? | Sam Noble Museum

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Paleontologists study the record of life on Earth left as fossils. More than 99 percent of all species that have ever lived are extinct, so paleontologists will not run ...

How to Become a Paleontologist | EnvironmentalScience.org

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Paleobotanistsconduct research on fossil plants, including algae and fungi. Palynologists study pollen and spores. Invertebrate paleontologists study fossils of ...

What do you call a person who studies fossils? | Reference.com

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A person who studies fossils is called a paleontologist. Fossils are records of early life forms that are carefully preserved. Paleontologists study all types of fossils ...

National Fossil Day - FAQs

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Fossils also provide clues to the interrelationships of all ... and their ancestors, and so on) is by studying fossils. Fossils ...

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I Want To Be A Paleontologist! - Paleontological Research Institution

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There are many subdivisions of the field of paleontology including vertebrate paleontology (the study of fossils of animals with backbones), invertebrate ...

paleontology - National Geographic Society

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Apr 29, 2011 ... Paleontology is the study of the history of life on Earth as based on fossils. Fossils are the remains of plants, animals, fungi, bacteria, and ...

Fossils, Rocks, and Time: Fossil Succession

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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 ...