Where are research and research funding headed for the subdisciplines encompassed in PALAIOS? As its website notes, PALAIOS publishes research results that focus on the impact of life on Earth history as recorded in the paleontological and sedimentological records. What is the next generation of research in biogeochemistry, ichnology, sedimentology, stratigraphy, paleoecology, paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, etc.? How do we get there? What is needed to do this research? Will there be funding for it?

The summary statement is that, to move forward with the next generation of research, our community must develop a more organized and concerted effort than has occurred...

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