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NPS Paleontology Program

Each of the pages listed below provides access to selected Internet sites about paleontology. The pages are not meant to be comprehensive; instead, we trust they will provide a useful starting point. If you have any suggestions of Internet sites which we should consider including, please e-mail us.

Paleontology Museums

American Museum of Natural History (New York City)
http://www.amnh.org/

Field Museum of Natural History, Department of Geology:
http://www.fmnh.org/research_collections/geology/default.htm

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, VP:
http://www.clpgh.org/cmnh/vp/home.html
Carnegie Museum Invertebrate page:
http://www.clpgh.org/cmnh/inpal/home.html

National Museum of National History, Department of Paleobiology:
http://paleobiology.si.edu/

University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley:
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu
On-line catalogs and databases:
Vertebrate type and figured specimens:
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/collections/vertebrate.html
Invertebrate type specimens:
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/collections/invert.html
Microfossil type specimens:
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/collections/micro.html
Paleobotany type specimens:
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/collections/plant.html

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Paleontology Research and Collections:
http://www.washington.edu/burkemuseum/collections/paleontology/index.php

Museum of Comparative Zoology, Inverts:
http://www.mcz.harvard.edu/Departments/InvertPaleo/
Vertebrate Paleontology:
http://www.mcz.harvard.edu/Departments/VertPaleo/

Yale Peabody Museum, Invertebrates:
http://www.peabody.yale.edu/collections/ip/
Vertebrate Paleontology:
http://www.peabody.yale.edu/collections/vp/

University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology:
http://www.exhibits.lsa.umich.edu/New/Welcome.html

Florida Museum of Natural History, Invertebrate Paleontology (includes type collection database):
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/natsci/invertpaleo/invertpaleo.htm#Top
Florida Museum of Natural History, Vertebrate Paleontology (includes three collections databases, including a type database):
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/natsci/vertpaleo/vertpaleo.htm#Top
Florida Museum of Natural History, Paleobotany:
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/natsci/paleobotany/paleobotany.htm#Top

University of Nebraska State Museum, Division of Vertebrate Paleontology:
http://www-museum.unl.edu/research/vertpaleo/vertpaleo.html
Invertebrate Paleontology:
http://www-museum.unl.edu/research/invertpaleo/invertpaleo.html

Museum of Northern Arizona:
http://www.musnaz.org/

Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory, Texas Memorial Museum:
http://www.tmm.utexas.edu/vpl/
Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory:
http://www.utexas.edu/tmm/npl/

Museum of Geology, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology:
http://museum.sdsmt.edu/

Invertebrate Paleontology, Academy of Natural Sciences:
http://www.ansp.org/research/biodiv/invert_paleo_home.php
Vertebrate Paleontology, Academy of Natural Sciences:
http://data.acnatsci.org/biodiversity_databases/invertebrate_paleontology.php

University of Kansas Museum of Natural History:
http://nhm.ku.edu//

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science:
http://www.nmnaturalhistory.org/

Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Denver Museum of Nature and Science:
http://www.dmns.org/main/en/

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (includes Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits):
http://www.nhm.org/

Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Cretaceous and type and figured specimen catalogs):
http://www.snomnh.ou.edu/

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