by John Pojeta, Jr. and Dale A. Springer 
Geologic time chart
Fossil Record
Change Through Time
Darwin's Theory
Mechanism for Change
Nature of Species
Nature of Theory
Paleontology, Geology & Evolution
Dating the Fossil Record
Examples of Evolution


References Cited

Suggested Readings
About the Authors

Paleontological Society


Untitled Document Acknowledgments (Previous Page)

Many persons have helped us as we assembled this report. We gratefully recognize artist Julie De Atley for the graphic design and illustration, photographer George James, Robert E. Weems (who provided the fossil footprints), and Julia A. Jackson, Editor. We also extend our sincerest thanks and appreciation to the following individuals for reviewing the manuscript:

David Applegate
American Geological Institute
Don Munich
Charlestown, IN
Mel M. Belsky
Brooklyn College, CUNY
Charles Naeser
U.S. Geological Survey
David J. Bohaska
Smithsonian Institution
Norman D. Newell
American Museum of Natural History
Alan H. Cheetham
Smithsonian Institution
William A. Oliver, Jr.
U.S. Geological Survey
Daniel Dreyfus
Smithsonian Institution
Kevin Padian
University of California, Berkeley
J.T. Dutro, Jr.
U.S. Geological Survey
Kim L. Pojeta
Smithsonian Institution
Alan Goldstein
Falls of the Ohio State Park, Clarksville, IN
Linda Pojeta
Northport, New York
Pat Holroyd
University of California, Berkeley
Robert W. Purdy
Smithsonian Institution
John Keith
U.S. Geological Survey
Vicki Quick and her students
Marshall, VA
Patricia H. Kelley
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Bruce N. Runnegar
University of California, Los Angeles
Christopher G. Maples
Indiana University, Bloomington
Judy Scotchmoor
University of California, Berkeley
Sara Marcus
University of Kansas
Colin D. Sumrall
Cincinnati Museum of Natural History and Science
James G. Mead
Smithsonian Institution
Frank C. Whitmore, Jr.
U.S. Geological Survey
Marcus E. Milling
American Geological Institute

The American Geological Institute and The Paleontologial Society thank the following organizations for supporting the production and distribution of Evolution and the Fossil Record.

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Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Soil Science Society of America
American Institute of Biological Sciences
Association of College and University Biology Educators
Society for the Study of Evolution
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Denver Museum of Nature and Science



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