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The Digital Encyclopedia of Ancient Life is an open access "textbook" about fossils and the history of life on Earth. Chapters will be added as they are written.
- 1. Paleoenvironmental reconstruction
- 2. Biogeochemical analysis and paleoecology
- 3. Predation in paleoecology
- 4. Paleoclimate estimation with plant fossils
- 1. Class Anthozoa
- Octocorallia (coming soon)
- 2. Class Hydrozoa (coming soon)
- 3. Class Cubozoa (coming soon)
- 4. Class Scyphozoa (coming soon)
Land Plants (Embryophytes)
- Embryophtyes (land plants)
- Introduction to vascular plant structure
- Angiosperms (flowering plants)