01:070:397 Practicum in Vertebrate Paleontology

3 Credits

Course Description: A course focused on the practice of vertebrate paleontology used to solve diverse theoretical questions. Vertebrate fossils as important sources of information about the appearance, evolution, and extinction of major organisms. Relevance of these fossils to understanding climate, selection pressures, hominin discoveries, and reconstructing paleoenvironments. Turkana Basin Field School, Kenya, Africa


Departmental Chair
Ryne Palombit
Email - Ryne Palombit
Fall 21 Office Hrs.

Monday 5:30-6:30 pm, virtual
Wednesday 5:30-6:30 pm, virtual

Undergraduate Director
Robert S. Scott
Email - Robert S. Scott
Office Hours: virtual, by arrangement

Undergraduate Assistant
Maydelle Romero
Email - Maydelle Romero
Available by email M-F 9-5