further links to sites, dealing with
(palaeo)botanical topics/ software sequence analyses and related topics/ cycads/ online GIS-projects, maps etc./ molecular genetics/ sparetime & other topics
Links added (most*) recently
Botanik online : Internet hypertextbook for plant taxonomy, including a botanical dictionary - full version only in German
Homepage of the Botanical Society of America . All you want...
Earle's Gymnosperm Database provides a bunch of information (like morphological features, systematical relationships, biogeographical distribution etc.) about nearly any (living) gymnosperm
EEB Greenhouse List of plants cultivated at the EEB Conservatory, plus additional information (classification, distribution...)
FEIS database, yields information about forest assemblages in N-Am.
Flora Europaea extracted from the PANDORA taxonomic data base system at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
GRIN taxonomy. Structure and nomenclature for the accessions of the National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS).
IAPT's ING database (Index Nominum Genericorum Plantarum)
IOP Homepage. Home of the International Organisation of Palaeobotany.
The Intergrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS. Name is program.
Maples. Information covering all aspects of maples (Acer), including a key to species.
NatureServe. Online (U.S.) encyclopedia of life on earth - i.e. U.S.
Palaeoflora Database: Coorperation project of the geological institutes of the universities of Tübingen and Bonn.
PFR 2 and other databases. A rather easy way to search for fossil plants and stuff. Allows to draw fossil distribution maps.
Plants for a future. Resource center for edible plants w/ database of 'useful' plants.
Species 2000. An index of world's known species.
Cladistics rule: The TreeBASE data server is another gateway to plant phylogenies.
USGS Vegetation Atlas Atlas of Relations Between Climatic Parameters and Distributions of Important Trees and Shrubs in North America. By R.S. Thompson, K.H. Anderson, and P.J. Bartlein. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1650 A&B.
Vascular plant systematics. (My favourite) comprehensive glossary of botanical words.
Virtuellan Floran of the Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden. Images, distribution maps, facts... - mainly in Swedish
The virtual Library of Botany. Link site.
Glossary of terms used in cladistic analyses.
Commented glossary of phylogenetic systematics by G. Bechly. Hopefully, researchers engaged in molecular systematics know these termini as well.
MEGA 2 homepage. Free download, you just have to register. – Freeware
ModelTest by D. Posada. Utility for PAUP to estimate the appropiate substitution model. – Freeware
MrBayes 3.1 . Bayesian inference of phylogeny new and faster version, multistate morphological charachter sets can now be analysed, too. The first non-beta release. – Freeware
PAUP(Phylogenetic Analyses Using Parsimony)(TM). Phylogenetic analyses software package by D. Swofford, distributed by Sinauer Ass.
RAxML. Searching for the really best tree under ML, but you have too much data and too few time? And no server at hand, use this blackbox! Online platform
Or this for even more data: RAxML running on the CIPRES cluster.
SplitsTree4. Java-based module that implements various methods to compute phylogenetic networks and visualisation tools. Say farewell to trees!– Freeware
TCS . Estimate gene genealogies including multifurcations and/or reticulations. By Clement, Derington and Posada. – Freeware
Tree Puzzle by Schmidt, Strimmer, Vingron and von Haeseler. Maximum likelihood analysis for nucleotide, amino acid, and two-state data using quartett-puzzling. – Freeware
TreeView(TM) by R.Page. Very useful application tool to draw & handle PAUP-trees. – Freeware
Cycads at the Museum of Paleontology , UCB. Read this headline, and you won't care anymore about dinosaurs :)
The Cycad Pages. If you want to know something about cycads, this is the 1st place to visit
The Cycad Society. Not much "scientific" information here, but links and nice photos.
Florida has a Palm & Cycad Society, too.
Glossary of terms used in molecular genetics.
NCBI Taxonomy Homepage : Access the GenBank by taxonomic groups
Download site for CHROMAS(TM) and WIN-IMP(TM)– Freeware.
mfold and other tools. Fold, but do not believe, your DNA and RNA (under courtesy of the Zuker group at RTI). But first, please refer to Doshi et al.(2004) BMC Bioinformatics 5: 105.
Pedro's BioMolecular Research Tools Collection of WWW links to information and services useful to molecular biologists.
Tree of Life project originally hosted by the University of Arizona (still waiting for the Net of Life project...)
DigitalEarth project, Cornell University. Includes an interactive mapping and data analysis applet. With emphasis on geological features.
GIS WWW-resources. Link site to an enormous amount of online GIS-projects and related sites.
GIS sources and maps on the World Wide Web and in Print. Maintained by University of Albany and continually updated.
Global land environments since the last interglacial Vegetagional maps, and links to online resources of "post-glacial" interest
National Atlas U.S. Online GIS-like maps, covering nearly all available information on the U.S.
NatureServe. Online (U.S.) encyclopedia of life including state gridded distribution maps
NOAA Information Service has environmental satellite data, like water temparatures, etc.
NOAA World Ocean Atlas : Even more ocean temperatures, salinity gradients, nutrification, etc.
Paleogeographic Atlas Project, Univ. of Chicago : Not only paleogeographic maps, but also a nice plate movement animation.
Paleomap project from C.R. Scotese. Palaeogeographical and palaeoclimatological maps.
USGS Mapping section.
Vegetation and Plant distribution maps : Link site to many online maps
Alemannian , language spoken by natives inhabiting the wilderness of Suebia, South-Badenia, and the northern half of Switzerland. - in Allemanian with German underlines.
EZV. Online magazines, University of Tübingen (free and limited access)
Grimm the bull-terror. Just a cute, little doggie.
Climate diagrams, worldwide . Want to know the mean precipitation and temperature in Timbuktu at Christmas? - in German
Introducing the Singing Horses. If you need to relax after a hard day's work.
My neat & native village, founded in Roman times (approx. 3rd century): Tawern.
Webmail service, University of Tübingen, limited access
Webmail service, Naturhistoriska riksmuseet, limited access
The Wisdom of the Dakota tribes - in German
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