2018 #UMEPP Field Season Was a Rousing Success! Fossils, Fossils everywhere!

We spent many days (two weeks to be exact) in the field this summer, collecting, collecting, investigating, learning, and collecting some more.

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In the end, we collected hundreds of specimens like turtles…
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Launching #UMEPP … With a Parade!

#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!