Ongoing Research Projects - The Carboniferous (all listings)
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History: On the campus of the University of Oklahoma in Norman. One of the finest university-based museums in the nation, with an active Paleontology research program and extensive collections.
Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory, UT: The University of Texas Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory houses one of the 10 largest collections in North America, and it supports one of the Nation's largest graduate education programs in paleontology. It also supports public exhibits at the Texas Memorial Museum.
Paleontology and Geology of Missouri: This site is a Paleontological research project based in
St. Louis, Missouri, devoted to the study of the geological
formations in Missouri. Primary focus is the study of the
fossils found in these formations.
Carnegie Museum: Invertebrate Paleontology Section: The Carnegie Museum of Natural History Section of Invertebrate Paleontology has more than 100 years of research, field work, educational outreach (PALS), and exhibits on Phanerozoic life. Our collections number more than three-quarters of a million specimens with some 11,000 type and figured specimens published in more than 300 professional publications. Our type and collection strengths are concentrated in the Lower and Upper Paleozoic rocks of the Appalachians, mid-continent, and western Interior Seaway.
Carboniferous fossils Russia: This website is presented to showcase Carboniferous fossils of the Moscow region of Russia; an area that is world famous for beautifully preserved fossils. This website provides an opportunity to see fossils of those deposits that are poorly known outside Russia or have not been illustrated with high quality photos. Some of the Late Carboniferous (Pennsylvanian) fossils occur in both the Moscow region and in the American midcontinent.
The bryozoan Evactinopora: Evactinopora is a star-shaped bryozoan, one of the most unusual Mississippian fossils that occur in the midcontinent region of North America.
Fossils of North Central Texas: This website by an amateur collector in the Dallas-Fort Worth area includes fossils, maps, and trip pictures, as well as information on formations, geology, and more.