Palaeocast

A free webseries exploring the fossil record and the evolution of life on Earth.

http://www.palaeocast.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 42m. Bisher sind 140 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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Episode 19: The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event


We talk to Prof. David Harper of Durham University about the explosive diversification during the Early Ordovician and its possible causes.


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 2013-09-01  1h13m
 
 

Episode 18: Trilobites


We talk trilolobites with Prof Richard Fortey of London's Natural History Museum and find out about their facinating morphology and ecology.


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 2013-07-01  57m
 
 

Episode 17: Ammonoid evolution and ecology


We talk to Kenneth De Baets about ammonoids, their life history, macroevolution and ecology.


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 2013-05-15  1h11m
 
 

Episode 16: Multicellularity in cyanobacteria


We discus the evolution of cyanobacteria and the role they played in producing our oxygen rich atmosphere. With Dr. Bettina Schirrmeister, University of Bristol.


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 2013-05-01  23m
 
 

Episode 15: Micropalaeontology


Dr. Giles Miller, Senior Curator of Micropalaeontology at the NHM introduces us to micropalaeontology.


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 2013-04-15  49m
 
 

Episode 14b: Trace fossils


What are trace fossils and why should we study them instead of real fossils? We talk to Prof. Tony Martin in the second of a two-part episode.


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 2013-04-01  33m
 
 

Episode 14a: Trace fossils


What are trace fossils and why should we study them instead of real fossils? We talk to Prof. Tony Martin in this first of a two-part episode.


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 2013-03-15  42m
 
 

Episode 13: Best Western Denver Southwest


Every palaeontologist needs to put their feet up once in a while, and what better place to do so that the Best Western Denver Southwest?


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 2013-03-01  49m
 
 

Episode 12: Paleozoic problematica


How do you interpret a fossil that has no obvious modern counterpart and is not clearly related to any other organism? We speak to Dr Jakob Vinther.


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 2013-02-15  58m
 
 

Episode 11: Sexual selection in the fossil record


Sexual selection is responsible for much of the astounding diversity in morphology and behaviour that we can see in animals and plants today, but how can we reliably recognise it in the fossil record?


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 2013-02-01  47m