Studies in Traditional and Molecular Paleontology

    Project: Research Project

    Project Details


    Excavation, preparation, study and publication of new fossils from Colombia and the neotropics. Involving computer tomography, paleobiogeography, phylogenetics, molecular paleontology, histology, and paleoecology.

    Layman's description

    New fossil discoveries in Colombia and their evolutionary implications


    Description of new fossil species and their paleobiogeographic, evolutionary, and phylogenetic implications.
    Training of students and research assistants in the field of paleontology
    Spreading of scientific knowlegde in scientific and media

    Commitments / Obligations

    5 publications in international peer-reviewed journals
    Short titleEPTM
    Effective start/end date5/3/1812/30/20

    UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

    Main Funding Source

    • International
    • National


    • Región Centro Oriente


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