Exceptional Cambrian Fossils from Utah: A Window Into the Age of Trilobites (MP 15-1)
By: Richard A. Robison, Loren E. Babcock, and Val G. Gunther Few places have a better fossil record of Cambrian life than Utah. In Exceptional Cambrian Fossils from Utah: A Window Into the Age of Trilobites, the authors present an...
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Allosaurus fragilis: a revised osteology (B-109)
By: J. H. Madsen, Jr. Forty-nine years have elapsed since the initial collection of dinosaur remains by professional paleontologists from the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, during which time little descriptive work has been published on this extraordinary site. A massive accumulation...
Ceratosaurus (Dinosauria, Theropoda), a revised osteology (MP 00-2)
By: J. H. Madsen Jr. and S. P. Welles The Ceratosauria is modified to include two super families with one new subfamily. Two new species of Ceratosaurus are described, the first based on an articulated skeleton from the Fruita Paleontological...
Paleontological survey of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Garfield and Kane Counties, Utah (SS-99)
By: J. R. Foster, A. L. Titus, G. F. Winterfeld, M. C. Hayden, and A. H. Hamblin Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument contains abundant fossil material in most formations within its borders. These formations range in age from Permian to Cretaceous....
Utah Dinosaur Record Poster
"Dinosaurs of Utah" poster, created by Utah Friends of Paleontology.  Discover over 115 different dinosaur species from Utah with this fascinating poster! Learn all the details of each species, and explore the 27 nonoverlapping faunal levels - you'll be a...
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Vertebrate paleontology in Utah (MP 99-1)
By: D. D. Gillette, editor The 52 papers in this vary in content from summaries or state-of-knowledge treatments, to detailed contributions that describe new species. Although the distinction is subtle, the title (Vertebrate Paleontology in Utah) indicates the science of...
Lower Carboniferous echinoderms from northern Utah and western Wyoming (B-128)
By: G. D. Webster An abundance of crinoid ossicles was noted in the early reports of Lower Carboniferous strata of northern Utah and southeastern Idaho. Articulated crinoid cups and crowns, however, were not reported. Collections of the past 50 years...
Glacial Lake Missoula and its Humongous Floods
By: David Alt As geologist J. Harlen Bretz walked the dry scabland channels of eastern Washington in the 1920s, in dawned on him that he was viewing a landscape sculpted by water. Lots of water. A flood of catastrophic proportions....
DK Smithsonian Handbooks: Fossils
This comprehensive pocket guide is the perfect introduction to finding, identifying, and collecting fossils. It features more than 500 species of plant and animal fossils, from trilobites and megafauna to dinosaurs and ancient trees. This handbook cuts through the complicated...
Fossil environments in Utah (PI-93)
By: C. McCalla A colorful flyer showcasing some of the flora and fauna that flourished in Utah's ancient enivronments with simple maps, fossil photos, and text. Other Information: Published: 2009 Pages: 1 p. Location: Utah Media Type: Paper Publication
The Last Days of the Dinosaurs: An Asteroid, Extinction, and the Beginning of Our World
By Riley Black Picture yourself in the Cretaceous period. It's a sunny afternoon in the Hell Creek of ancient Montana 66 million years ago. A Triceratops horridus ambles along the edge of the forest. In a matter of hours, everything...
Cambrian Ocean World: Ancient Sea Life of North America
This volume, aimed at the general reader, presents life and times of the amazing animals that inhabited Earth more than 500 million years ago. The Cambrian Period was a critical time in Earth's history. During this immense span of time...
Late Mississippian (Arnsbergian Stage E2 Chronozone) ammonoid paleontology and biostratigraphy of the Antler foreland basin, California, Nevada, and Utah (B-131)
By: A. L. Titus One of the most important functions of paleontology in the earth sciences is time correlation of rock strata using taxonomic analysis of fossils in different regions. Comparisons of certain species’ similarities between regions frequently allows for...
Dinosaur: Profiles from a Lost World
Text by: Riley Black Illustrations by: Riccardo Frapicinni In Dinosaurs: Profiles from a Lost World, Riley Black, a fossil expert and consultant to the Jurassic World movie franchise, provides all the details about 72 specific dinosaurs. Riccardo Frapicinni's exceptional artwork allows...
Mutituberculate mammals from the Wahweap (Campanian, Aquilan) and Kaiparowits (Campanian, Judithian) Formations within and near Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, southern Utah (MP 02-4)
By: I. G. Wong, W. J. Silva, S. S. Olig, P. Thomas, D. Wright, F. X. Ashland, and N. Gregor Multituberculate mammals from the Campanian Kaiparowits Formation of southern Utah include: two new species of Mesodma and a possible third...
Late Quaternary paleoecology in the Bonneville basin (B-130)
By: D. B. Madsen The work reported here is part of an extended study of paleoenvironmental change and human adaptation in the deserts of western Utah. This research, involving both archaeological excavations and the recovery of strictly paleoecological materials, is...
Modern & Ancient Lakes: New Problems & Perspectives (UGA-26)
Edited by: J. K. Pitman and A. R. CarrollRecognition of the geologic importance of ancient lacustrine deposits is growing at a rapid pace, and in some regions of the world they provide a better record of past tectonic, climatic, and...
St. George dinosaur tracksite (PI-78)
By: UGS Staff The St. George Dinosaur Trackside, a world-class dinosaur trackside, was discovered in February 200 about one mile east of downtown St. George in southwestern Utah. This two-sided handout gives information about the ancient environment, how the tracks...
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A preliminary assessment of paleontological resources within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah (C-96)
By: D. D. Gillette and M. C. Hayden The purpose of this report is to provide a preliminary inventory of the paleontological resources within the newly created Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument for two principal reasons. First, in establishing the monument,...
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