The collections and facilities of the Shuler Museum support interdisciplinary investigation of significant issues in Earth and life history. Research topics are varied and include stratigraphy, systematics, taphonomy, paleoecology, paleoclimatology, and stable isotope geochemistry, with particular focus on secondarily adapted marine vertebrates and terrestrial vertebrates and plants of the Cretaceous and Paleogene. Current geographic areas of study include Alaska, Texas, Angola, Antarctica, China, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mongolia, Mozambique, Pakistan, and Portugal.

Current Research Projects


Click on the numbered localities on the interactive map below to learn more about research projects at the Shuler Museum.


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