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Public Rollout of the Paleontology Portal scheduled for May 1, 2005!



Apologies for the cross-posting. . .forwarded on behalf of Judy Scotchmoor

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        Public Rollout of the Paleontology Portal scheduled for May 1, 2005!
        
        http://www.paleoportal.org
         
        
        This award-winning website provides immediate access to paleontology
in the United States through interactive geologic maps and time scales, an
image gallery, distributed paleontological collections data searches, and
more.  
        
        As there will be a public rollout for the site on May 1st, now is
the time to make sure that your state and your institution are
well-represented.  
        
        1.  Visit your state page
(http://www.paleoportal.org/time_space/time_space.php) and enrich it by
submitting more links and images - just use the "add to site" button at the
top of the page.
        
        2.  Add any events that you would like to register on the calendar
(http://www.paleoportal.org/doing_paleo/calendar.php) - again, just use the
"add to site" button
        
        3.  Take advantage of the May 1st public rollout to advertise any
events or exhibits through a joint press release.
        
        4.  Help spread the word!
        
        
        The Paleontology Portal is a produced by the Society of Vertebrate
Paleontology, the Paleontological Society, the US Geological Survey, and the
UC Museum of Paleontology, in collaboration with the Paleontological
Research Institute, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and the
Denver Museum of Nature and Science which serve as hubs for the project. The
project is funded by the National Science Foundation under award no.
0234594.