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Fossil Record A palaeontological open-access journal of the Museum für Naturkunde

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Fossil Record (FR) is the palaeontological journal of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin. This journal was founded in 1998 under the name Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Geowissenschaftliche Reihe and appears with two issues each year. Fossil Record publishes original papers in all areas of palaeontology including the taxonomy and systematics of fossil organisms, biostratigraphy, palaeoecology, and evolution. All taxonomic groups are treated, including invertebrates, microfossils, plants, and vertebrates.


FR now member of COPE

22 May 2015

Fossil Record (FR) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

Website relaunch

07 May 2015

The FR website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
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Fossil Record included in the DOAJ

07 May 2015

Fossil Record (FR) has been added to the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).

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