The Division of Paleontology houses an intensive archive of correspondence, subject journals, maps, illustrations, and administrative paperwork related to the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology (archival materials relating to invertebrate paleontology are housed with the archives of the Division of Invertebrates, with which the department of fossil invertebrates was formerly related). The Natural Trap Cave collection is among the most essential Late Pleistocene collections and is closely used. Vertebrate paleontology reaches far beyond the study of huge, legendary creatures. The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology is a non-profit group devoted to professional vertebrate paleontology.
In this episode, David reviews again on his experience at one of the year’s most fun occasions (for us, anyway): the annual meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. In the nineteenth century, men and women who studied each rocks and animals had been beginning to understand that the Earth was much older than anyone imagined, and that all animals with bones – even people – had rather a lot in widespread.
The Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (or JVP) was based in 1980 on the University of Oklahoma by Dr. Jiri Zidek, with monetary assist from the University of Oklahoma Presidential Associates Fund; publication of the JVP was continued in 1984 by the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.
The Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology is printed bimonthly by the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology in partnership with the Taylor & Francis Group. Copyright © 2017, Yale Peabody Museum of Pure History. Based within the early 1900s, this assortment consists of approximately 89% North Carolina materials, though 31 states, 21 nations, and greater than 405 genera are represented.
The Vertebrate Paleontology Division of the Museum of Natural History & Science at Cincinnati Museum Center collects fossil vertebrate stays with special emphasis on Paleozoic and Pleistocene materials from the center Ohio Valley tri-state space (Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana).