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Matthew Carrano - The importance of vertebrate microfossil bonebeds in understanding the fossil record: examples from the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous).

Matthew Carano
Curator of Dinosauria - Department of Paleobiology
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Geology Colloquium - GG Building 200A or via Zoom

Speaker: Matthew Carano

Bio: Matthew Carrano has been a Research Geologist and Curator of Dinosauria at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History since 2002. His research focuses on dinosaur phylogeny and evolution, and especially in the role of vertebrate microfossil boneheads in understanding the paleoecology of dinosaur ecosystems, which has included fieldwork in Madagascar, Chile, and Zimbabwe, but primarily in the Western Interior and the Mesozoic deposits of the eastern US. He also served as lead curator on Deep Time, a 7.5-year renovation of the museum's Fossil Hall, which opened in 2019.

Host: Steve Holland

This is a hybrid event, if you are unable to join us in person please join via zoom. 
Meeting ID: 997 2477 2096
Note: A password is required to join this meeting. Please call the Geology office (706-542-2652) and speak with a representative to obtain the code. Alternatively, a code request can be made to UGA Geology.

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