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The PALEOBIOLOGY DATABASE is an online resource for information on the distribution and classification of fossil animals, plants, and microorganisms. Paleobiology Database: Revealing the History of Life

CONTENTS

* 1 History * 2 Researchers * 3 Institutions * 4 References * 5 External links

HISTORY

The Paleobiology Database
Paleobiology Database
(PBDB) originated in the NCEAS
NCEAS
-funded Phanerozoic Marine Paleofaunal Database initiative, which operated from August 1998 through August 2000. From 2000 to 2015, PBDB received funding from the National Science Foundation
National Science Foundation
. PBDB also received support form the Australian Research Council . From 2000 to 2010 it was housed at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis , a cross-disciplinary research center within the University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
. It is currently housed at University of Wisconsin-Madison and overseen by an international committee of major data contributors.

RESEARCHERS

Partial list of contributing researchers:

* Martin Aberhan, Museum für Naturkunde * John Alroy , Macquarie University * Chris Beard, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
* Kay Behrensmeyer , Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Institution
* David Bottjer, University of Southern California
University of Southern California
* Richard Butler, Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie * Matt Carrano, Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Institution
* Fabrizio Cecca, Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University * Matthew Clapham, University of California, Santa Cruz * Bill DiMichele, Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Institution
* Michael Foote , University of Chicago
University of Chicago
* Austin Hendy, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute * Steve Holland, University of Georgia
University of Georgia
* Wolfgang Kiessling, Museum für Naturkunde * Charles R. Marshall , University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley
* Alistair McGowan, University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow
* Arnie Miller, University of Cincinnati * Johannes Müller, Museum für Naturkunde * Mark Patzkowsky, Penn State * Hermann Pfefferkorn, University of Pennsylvania * Ashwini Srivastava, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany
Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany
* Alan Turner, Liverpool John Moores University * Mark D. Uhen, George Mason University
George Mason University
* Loïc Vilier, Université de Provence * Pete Wagner , Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Institution
* Xiaoming Wang , Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County * Robin Whatley, Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Institution
* Scott Wing, Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Institution

INSTITUTIONS

Partial list of contributing institutions:

* All-Russian Geological Research Institute * Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie * Benedictine University
Benedictine University
* Binghamton University * Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany
Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany
* Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
* Case Western Reserve University * Colby College
Colby College
* College of William and Mary
College of William and Mary
* Denver Museum of Nature and Science * Field Museum of Natural History
Field Museum of Natural History
* George Mason University
George Mason University
* Harvard University
Harvard University
* Hungarian Natural History Museum * Museum für Naturkunde * National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Center for Biotechnology Information
* Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County * Ohio State University
Ohio State University
* Penn State * Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Institution
* Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute * Université de Provence * University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley
* University of California, Santa Cruz * University of Chicago
University of Chicago
* University of Cincinnati * University of Florida
University of Florida
* University of Georgia
University of Georgia
* University of Southern California
University of Southern California
* University of Texas
University of Texas
* University of Washington
University of Washington
* University of Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin
* University of Würzburg * Yale University
Yale University

REFERENCES

* ^ National Center for Ecological Analysis, an overview * ^ Reference for contributing researchers * ^ Reference for contributing institutions

EXTERNAL

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