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Contact Tiffany Adrain, Collections Manager (tel: 319 335 1822), for fossil and rock identification and scientific research loans and visits. For school visits and activities please contact Hallie Sims, Faculty Outreach Coordinator. All other enquires can be directed to the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, (tel: 319 335 1818).


Student Projects
Bison Aging Techniques
1918 Barbados-Antigua Expedition

Tarkio Valley Sloth Project

Virtual Exhibitions

Iowa's Fossil Hunters!
a new web site celebrating the Iowans
who built the UI's fossil collection

Fossils in My Back Yard

Calvin Photographic Collection



Events and News:
 
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North American Paleontological Convention 2014

 

 

Mid-AmeicaPaleontological Society Expo April 4-6

 

 

Cedar Valley Rocks and Minerals Society Show March 15-16

 

THE WORLD’S LARGEST FOSSIL ONLY SHOW
Sponsored by MID-AMERICA  PALEONTOLOGY SOCIETY (MAPS)

SHARPLESS AUCTION BUILDING
5049 Herbert Hoover Hwy NE, I-80 Exit  249
Iowa City, IA 52240

Friday, April 4: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, April 5: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, April 6: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

This show will feature displays, fossils for sale, programs, kids activities, fossil identification, silent auctions, and a live auction. Visit the MAPS website for additional information: www.midamericapaleo.org


Links:

University of Iowa  Department of Geoscience  Museum of Natural History University of Iowa Collections Coalition
NMITA: Neogene Marine Biota of Tropical America  Mid America Paleontology Society  Cedar Valley Rocks and Minerals Society  Eastern Iowa Paleontology Project

page last updated 1/14/2014 by TSA