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Research in Paleontology and Biostratigraphy

The Department of Geosciences has a long history of research in vertebrate and invertebrate paleo and biostratigraphy. Research includes field studies in the Cretaceous of Big Bend National Park, Permian carbonate rocks of the Guadalupe Reef Complex, Permo-Traissic strata in the southern High Plains and adjacent New Mexico, and Paleozoic strata throughout the midcontinent, with particular emphasis on the biostratigraphy of the Silurian and Devonian.

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