Palynology is the science that studies fossil palynomorphs which are organic-walled microfossils between 5 and 500 micrometres in size. These include pollen and spores and other particulate organic matter found in sedimentary rocks and sediments. Palynology can be applied in many fields of study including geology, botany, paleontology, archaeology and geography.
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American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists
A non-profit organization that promotes education and research in the science of palynology, the study of spores, pollen and certain algae.
Canadian Association of Palynologists
Covers all branches of palynology from the Paleozoic through the Quaternary.
Florida Museum of Natural History
Paleobotanical and palynological holdings of the museum. Site contains type collection information, publications data and image gallery.
NOAA Paleoclimatology Program - Modern and Fossil Pollen Data
A searchable collection of pollen data from around the world
Searchable palynological database from the Department of Ultrastructure Research and Palynology, University of Vienna, Austria.
PalDat: Palynological Database
Provides a database and comprehensive resource on pollen and palynology.
Information from Wikipedia on this branch of science that studies organic microfossils including pollen and spores, its history, methods of study and applications.
Palynology and Organic Petrology
Worldwide research and consultancy in palynology and organic petrology at Trinity College Dublin, especially on the Devonian and Carboniferous. Ph.D. projects and publications.
Palynology at the University of Arizona
Featuring links, definitions, illustrations, and a "Pollen Grain of the Month".
Popweb: Corylus avellana (Hazel)
Information on the common hazel, the first of the temperate deciduous forest trees to immigrate, establish itself and then become abundant in the postglacial period.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: Palynology
Provides information on current research into the study of pollen which provides important information about plant taxonomy, evolution, pollination and plant breeding.
World Wide Web Sites for Palynologists
A collection of Palynology links.
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