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Sponsored Research: Paleontology


Brand LR, Tang T. 1991. Fossil vertebrate footprints in the Coconino Sandstone (Permian) of northern Arizona: evidence for underwater origin. Geology 19:1201-1204.

Chadwick A, Yamamoto T. 1983. A paleoecological analysis of the petrified trees in the Specimen Creek area of Yellowstone National Park, Montana, U.S.A. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 45:39-48.

Coffin HG. 1976. Orientation of trees in the Yellowstone Petrified Forests. Journal of Paleontology 50:539-543.

Coffin HG. 1983. Erect floating stumps in Spirit Lake, Washington. Geology 11:198-199.

Coffin HG. 1987. Sonar and scuba survey of a submerged allochthonous “forest” in Spirit Lake, Washington. Palaios 2:179-180.

Coffin HG. 2003. The Yellowstone Petrified “Forests.” Origins 24:2-44.

DeBord PL. 1979. Palynology of the Gallatin Mountain “fossil forest” of Yellowstone National Park, Montana: preliminary report. First Conference on Scientific Research in the National Parks. US Department of the Interior, National Park Service Transactions Proceedings Series 5:159-164.

Hayward JL, Folsom SD, Elmendorf DL, Tambrini AA, Cowles DL. 1997. Experiments on the taphonomy of amniote eggs in marine environments. Palaios 12:482-488.

Hodges LT, Roth AA. 1986. Orientation of corals and stromatoporoids in some Pleistocene, Devonian , and Silurian reef facies. Journal of Paleontology 60(6):1147-1158.

Webster CL, Jr. 1997. Preliminary Study of the Bridgewater Fossil Forests, Victoria Australia. National Park Services Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Victoria, Australia. 38 pages.


Brand LR. 1979. Stratigraphic Distribution of Vertebrate Fossil Footprints Compared with Body Fossils. Geological Society of America Abstract (Cordilleran section).

Fisk LH, DeBord PL. 1974. Palynology of the “Fossil Forest” of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (abst.). American Journal of Botany 61(5):15-16.

Fisk LH, DeBord PL. 1974. Plant microfossils from the Yellowstone fossil forests: preliminary report. (abst.). Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 6(5):441-442.

Jensen KG, Chadwick AV. 1980. Pollen and spores of the Jurassic-Cretaceous Great Valley Sequence, Northwestern California. Poster. 13th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists Abstracts, p 29.

Jensen KG. 1980. Upper Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous pollen and spores of the Sacramento Valley Sequence, California. 5th International Palynological Conference (Cambridge, England) Abstracts, p 193.

Kennedy EG, Spencer L. 1995. An unusual occurrence of dinosaur eggshell fragments in a storm surge deposit, Lamargue Group, Patagonia, Argentina. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs A-318.

Kennedy EG. 1997. Distribution of dinosaur eggshell fragments in an overbank deposit, Two Medicine Formation, Choteau, MT: a preliminary report. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs 29:272A.

Spencer LA, Kennedy EG. 2001. Potentially false interpretations of dinosaur nests and nesting, with an example from the Allen Formation, Patagonia, Argentina. Paleobios 21:119.