Overview of global grassland ecosystems
An introduction to temperate and tropical grass-dominated biomes and the threats that they currently face.
Temperate grassland ecosystems
An overview of the world's temperate grassland ecosystems and their common species.
Tropical grassland ecosystems
An overview of the world's tropical grassland ecosystems and their common species.
Types of evidence used to study ancient grasses
Introduction to the types of evidence used to study grasses in the paleontological (fossil) and archaeological records, including macroremains, pollen, phytoliths, starch grains, mammal teeth, and isotopes.
Grass evolution and the fossil record
An overview of the fossil record of grasses and the development of grasslands from the Cretaceous to the recent.
Grasses and the evolution of grazing mammals
A summary of the relationship between grasses and the evolution of grazing mammals, with an emphasis on the evolution of horses.
Grasses and the evolution of hominins
Summary of the early evolution of hominins, including the genera Ardipithecus, Australopithecus, Paranthropus, and Homo.