We spent many days (two weeks to be exact) in the field this summer, collecting, collecting, investigating, learning, and collecting some more.
In the end, we collected hundreds of specimens like turtles…
Continue reading 2018 #UMEPP Field Season Was a Rousing Success! Fossils, Fossils everywhere!
#UMEPP – The Uinta Mid-Eocene Paleobiology Project is a group of scientists studying the effects of climate change (specifically global warming) on mammals living in the Rocky Mountain Region of the United States some 40-ish million years ago.
This page and blog is, of course, dedicated to disseminating some results of the overall project, but exists primarily as a means to show the non-scientific community what a large-scale research project looks like and how coordinating a large project among six (or more) institutions actually works. Continue reading Launching #UMEPP … With a Parade!
Six unlikely co-investigators. One big basin. Radical climate change. And a turtle named Meeko.
Welcome to the Uinta Mid-Eocene Paleobiology Project.
Find us with the hashtag #UMEPP