The following are links related to research on the Rhynie chert and associated subjects. Suggestions for further links to be included in later versions of this module are welcomed.



Palaeobotanical Research Group, University of Munster, Germany

Centre for Palynology, University of Sheffield, UK

Department of Earth Sciences, Cardiff University, UK


Museums and other organisations

British Geological Survey

Dynamic Earth

Elgin Museum

The Geologists' Association

The Hunterian Museum, Glasgow

The International Code of Zoological Nomenclature

Joint Information Systems Committee

The Natural History Museum, London, UK

National Museums of Scotland

The Paleobiological Fund

The Paleonet Pages

The Palaeontological Association (UK)

PSIgate (Physical Sciences Information Gateway)

Scottish Geology

Scottish Natural Heritage

The Tree of Life project

University of California, Berkeley


Geyser and hot spring sites

GOSA (The Geyser Observation and Study Association)

Matt McLean's pages

PMEL (Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory) Vents Program

USGS (United States Geological Survey) geyser definition


Other palaeontology sites

Alan Channing (plant silicification)

Hans Steur's Rhynie chert pictures

Jack Mount's paleontology links

Jason Dunlop's Fossil Arachnids page

Links for Palaeobotanists (University of Würzburg)

Lyall Anderson's Fossil Surgery

Palaeos - The trace of life on Earth