The Paleontology Portal

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Virtual Exhibits - The Jurassic (all listings)

Dinobuzz: Current Topics Concerning Dinosaurs: Unfortunately, the science of dinosaur paleontology is often obscured by the fantasy that surrounds it. This site from the UC Museum of Paleontology addresses fact vs. fiction on some popular dinosaur-related topics.
URL: http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/diapsids/dinobuzz.html

Ancient Denvers: Ancient Denvers is a virtual exhibit that highlights 13 reconstructions of ancient Colorado landscapes.
URL: http://www.dmns.org/main/minisites/ancientDenvers/index.html

Virtual Museum of Fossils: Geosciences, at Georgia's Valdosta State University, presents an interactive virtual museum of invertebrate and vertebrate fossil specimens. Explore the collection by animal, or by time period from Precambrian to Quaternary. Maps are detailed and include ecosystem distribution. Fossil photographs, many showing multiple views, list information about where the fossil was found, and how it is categorized taxonomically. Some pages feature a drawing of the animal's skeleton showing the fossil bone in red.
URL: http://fossils.valdosta.edu/index.html

The Third Planet - a walk through geologic time: This virtual exhibit offers a tour of the Milwaukee Public Museum's geology exhibits, depicting the continuing evolution of the Earth from the Precambrian to present.
URL: http://www.mpm.edu/plan-visit/exhibitions/permanent-exhibits/third-planet/third-planet

Project Prosauropod at the Fundy Geological Museum: Watch as Canada's oldest dinosaur is uncovered at the Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. The site is updated weekly and includes pictures from fieldwork at Wasson's Bluff.
URL: http://fundygeological.novascotia.ca/educational-resources/project-prosauropod

A Visit To Ammonite Canyon, Nevada: A virtual field trip to a world-famous late Triassic-early Jurassic fossil locality; detailed text; on-site images; images of fossils.
URL: http://inyo.coffeecup.com/site/ammonitecanyon/ammonitecanyon.html

Alaska Dinosaurs: Pages with general information about Alaska dinosaurs by the United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management.
URL: http://www.blm.gov/ak/st/en/res/education/akdino.html

Dinosaurs of South Dakota: This site provides an overview of the dinosaurs that lived in South Dakota during the Jurassic and Cretaceous.
URL: http://www3.northern.edu/natsource/EARTH/Dinosa1.htm

Museum of the Rockies Dinosaur Paleontology Videos: This page contains links to several short films produced at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Montana (home to dinosaur paleontologist Jack Horner).
URL: http://www.museumoftherockies.org/Home/EXPLORE/Dinosaurs/PaleoVideos/tabid/400/Default.aspx

The Jurassic Period: This site from the University of California Museum of Paleontology offers basic information on the stratigraphy, ancient life, localities and teconics of this period.
URL: http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/mesozoic/jurassic/jurassintro.html