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.


In the end, we collected hundreds of specimens like turtles…


…little skull bits of lizards or fish…


…mammal jaws…


…and parts of skeletons like this complete mammal foot…


In the end, we collected literally hundreds of fossil specimens, in addition to samples of fossil soils (paleosols) and the teeth of modern mammals, large and small, all as part of our long term study.

Keep watching this space as we now move into the second phase of this project: the lab.


Stay tuned.

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Scientist (Paleontology, Geochemistry, Geology); Writer (Speculative and Science Fiction, plus technical and non-technical Science); Mom to great boy on the Autism spectrum; possessor of too many hobbies.

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