47 relations: Amniote, Archaeothyris, Arturo Issel, Burgess Shale, Charles Stokes (collector), Coal ball, Cop Mere, Eileen Guppy, Elizabeth Alexander (scientist), Evolutionary history of life, Falkland Islands, Fred T. Mackenzie, Geological Society of London, Henry George Vennor, Hydraulic fracturing, Hylonomus, Iceland plume, Ironbridge Gorge, Jane Longstaff, JGS, John Cunningham (architect), John Phillips (geologist), John William Salter, Labyrinthodontia, Lake Lapworth, Lauca (volcano), Limestone, Martin Brasier, Microconchida, Orcadian Basin, Palaeeudyptes antarcticus, Petrolacosaurus, Protocaris, Quarterly Journal, Reptile, Robert Were Fox the Younger, Samuel Beckles, Snowdon, Spriggina, Stac Fada Member, Tegotherium, Thelodonti, Thomas George Bonney, Tremp Formation, Tumisa, Warren Delabere Barnes, William Augustus Edmond Ussher.
Amniotes (from Greek ἀμνίον amnion, "membrane surrounding the fetus", earlier "bowl in which the blood of sacrificed animals was caught", from ἀμνός amnos, "lamb") are a clade of tetrapod vertebrates comprising the reptiles, birds, and mammals.
Archaeothyris is an extinct genus of ophiacodontid synapsids that lived during the Late Carboniferous and is known from Nova Scotia.
Arturo Issel (Genoa April 11, 1842 – Genoa November 27, 1922) was an Italian geologist, palaeontologist, malacologist and archaeologist, born in Genoa.
The Burgess Shale is a fossil-bearing deposit exposed in the Canadian Rockies of British Columbia, Canada.
Charles Stokes FGS FLS FRAS FRGS FRS FSA (1783/84/85 - 28 December 1853) was a London stockbroker who gained a reputation both as an amateur scientist and as an art collector.
A coal ball is a type of concretion, varying in shape from an imperfect sphere to a flat-lying, irregular slab.
Cop Mere is one of the largest natural bodies of water in Staffordshire, England.
Eileen Mary Guppy BSc MBE (24 May 1903 – 8 March 1980) was the first female geologist appointed to the scientific staff of the British Geological Survey and was the first female staff member to be awarded an MBE in 1966 for her 39 years of service to the Order of the British Empire.
Frances Elizabeth Somerville Alexander (née Caldwell; 13 December 1908 – 15 October 1958) was a British geologist, academic, and physicist, whose wartime work with radar and radio led to early developments in radio astronomy and whose post-war work on the geology of Singapore is considered a significant foundation to contemporary research.
The evolutionary history of life on Earth traces the processes by which both living organisms and fossil organisms evolved since life emerged on the planet, until the present.
The Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) is an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf.
Frederick T. Mackenzie (born March 17, 1934) is an American sedimentary and global biogeochemist.
The Geological Society of London, known commonly as the Geological Society, is a learned society based in the United Kingdom.
Henry George Vennor (30 December 1840 – 8 June 1884) was a Canadian geologist and ornithologist who became well known as a weather forecaster.
Hydraulic fracturing (also fracking, fraccing, frac'ing, hydrofracturing or hydrofracking) is a well stimulation technique in which rock is fractured by a pressurized liquid.
Hylonomus (hylo- "forest" + nomos "dweller") is an extinct genus of reptile that lived 312 million years ago during the Late Carboniferous period.
The Iceland plume is a postulated upwelling of anomalously hot rock in the Earth's mantle beneath Iceland.
The Ironbridge Gorge is a deep gorge, containing the River Severn in Shropshire, England.
Mary Jane Longstaff (née Donald; 27 August 1855 – 19 January 1935) was a British malacologist, specialising in fossil gastropods of the Palaeozoic.
JGS may refer to.
John Cunningham (1799 – 2 October 1873) was a Scottish architect perhaps best known for designing Lime Street railway station and the original Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool.
John Phillips FRS (25 December 1800 – 24 April 1874) was an English geologist.
John William Salter (15 December 1820 – 2 December 1869) was an English naturalist, geologist, and palaeontologist.
Labyrinthodontia (Greek, "maze-toothed") is an extinct amphibian subclass, which constituted some of the dominant animals of late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras (about 390 to 150 million years ago).
Lake Lapworth existed in England in the Ice Age when ice from Wales and the north blocked the outlet of the River Severn near the site of Chester.
Lauca is a Wigger et al., 2012, p.81 high andesitic stratovolcano in the Central Volcanic Zone of the Andes on the Altiplano in northern Chile.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
Martin David Brasier FGS, FLS (12 April 1947 – 16 December 2014) was an English palaeobiologist and astrobiologist known for his conceptual analysis of microfossils and evolution in the Precambrian and Cambrian.
The order Microconchida is a group of small, spirally-coiled, encrusting fossil "worm" tubes from the class Tentaculita found from the Upper Ordovician to the Middle Jurassic (Bathonian) around the world.
The Orcadian Basin is a sedimentary basin of Devonian age that formed mainly as a result of extensional tectonics in northeastern Scotland after the end of the Caledonian orogeny.
Palaeeudyptes antarcticus, also referred to as the narrow-flippered penguin, is the type species of the extinct penguin genus Palaeeudyptes.
Petrolacosaurus was a small, long reptile, and the earliest known diapsid.
Protocaris marshi is an extinct Cambrian arthropod that resembles branchiopod notostracan crustaceans of the genus Triops.
Quarterly Journal may refer to.
Reptiles are tetrapod animals in the class Reptilia, comprising today's turtles, crocodilians, snakes, amphisbaenians, lizards, tuatara, and their extinct relatives.
Robert Were Fox FRS (26 April 1789 – 25 July 1877) was a British geologist, natural philosopher and inventor.
Samuel Husbands Beckles (12 April 1814 in Barbados – 4 September 1890 in Hastings) was a Bajan/English 19th-century lawyer, turned dinosaur hunter, who collected remains in Sussex and the Isle of Wight.
Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) is the highest mountain in Wales, at an elevation of above sea level, and the highest point in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands.
Spriggina is a genus of early bilaterian animals whose relationship to living animals is unclear.
The Stac Fada Member is a distinctive layer towards the top of the Mesoproterozoic Bay of Stoer Formation, part of the Torridonian Supergroup.
Tegotherium is an extinct mammal from the Jurassic of Mongolia.
Thelodonti (from Greek: "feeble teeth")Maisey, John G., Craig Chesek, and David Miller.
Thomas George Bonney (27 July 1833 – 10 December 1923) was an English geologist, president of the Geological Society of London.
The Tremp Formation (Formación Tremp, Formació de Tremp), also described as Tremp Group (Grupo Tremp), is a geological formation in the comarca Pallars Jussà, Lleida, Spain.
Tumisa (also known as Cerro Tumisa) is a Pleistocene stratovolcano in the Andes.
Warren Delabere Barnes (1865 – 28 October 1911) was a British colonial administrator.
William Augustus Edmond Ussher (8 July 1849 – 19 March 1920) was a British geologist.
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