Joel Thompson

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Marine Science
Eckerd College

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Activities (2)

Lab 1: Fossilization Processes part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
Working with fossils preserved by various modes of fossilization and learning about the various forms of microbialites.

Lab 9: Stalked echinoderms, graptolites, conodonts, and trace fossils part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
Last lab for my invertebrate paleontology course, which covers some of the lesser known groups. Strength is that the students get to see fossil example of each of these groups to help bring them to life rather just pictures in a book.

Course

Marine Invertebrate Paleontology part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Courses
Introductory upper level undergraduate course in marine invertebrate paleo.

Other Contribution

Does the low diversity of microfossils in Archean sedimentary rocks reflect a low diversity of microbial life in the Archean? part of Cutting Edge:Early Earth:Key Questions about the Early Earth
submitted by Mark Skidmore, Montana State University; Joel Thompson, Eckerd College; and Stanley Awramik, University of California, Santa Barbara Why is this question important? The diversity of life in the ...


Events and Communities

Early Earth 2007 Participants

Teaching Paleontology Workshop 2009 Participants