Useful Links


UC Berkeley paleobiology links

UC Museum of Paleontology

The Looy Lab

The Marshall Lab

The Barnosky Lab

The Padian Lab

The Human Evolution Research Center (White and Hlusko Labs)

Databases and data visualizations

The Macrostrat Database: spatiotemporal structure of the stratigraphic records of North America and elsewhere

The Paleobiology Database: occurrences of fossil taxa across time and space

The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) database: occurrences of modern marine taxa

The WoRMS database: register of extant marine species

Teaching resources

The ChronoZoom Big History timeline

Histography, a cool timeline visualization (but watch out for massive misinformation like 4.3 billion year-old bilaterians!)

UCMP’s Understanding Evolution site