UFOP Online Meetings

May 13, 2021

Dr. Josh Bonde

Dr. Bonde has published a number of peer-reviewed articles on many topics pertaining to the geology and paleontology of the State of Nevada. His research focus is on the interplay between structural geology and biotic responses through time in the Great Basin region. Dr. Bonde is a proud Indigenous scientist and also the proud co-founder of the Nevada Science Center, a non-profit which supports science education and research across Nevada and the west (sciencecenternevada.org).

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We’ve been posting recordings of most online meetings on the UFOP YouTube channel.

Watch for notices via the Utah Friends of Paleontology Facebook group, @utahpaleo on Twitter, or via email to members signed-up for updates.

2021 Meetings

Second Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM MST

Joshua Lively

New Genera of Mosasaurs from the Western Interior Seaway and the Diversification of Mosasaurinae

January 14, 2021

Mark Loewen

Jurassic Park: Fantasy or Fiction (not recorded)

February 11, 2020

Alan Titus

In the Land of Rainbows and Unicorns: Forensic Science of a 76.4 million-year-old Tyrannosaur Mass Mortality

March 11, 2021

Savhannah Carpenter

New Ceratopsians from Southern Larmidia

April 8, 2021

2020 Meetings

Click for video at the UFOP YouTube channel

Chase Shelburne

A Tale of Two Fishes: Insights into the Feeding Structure of Xiphactinus audax and Megalops atlanticus

September 10, 2020

Elliott Armour Smith

Styxosaurus and Other Late Cretaceous Elasmosaurs

October 8, 2020

Alex Lowe

Evolution of Temperate Vegetation in North America

November 12, 2020

Tracy Thompson

To Run or to Climb: Archaeopteryx Claw Function and Ecology

December 10, 2020