PANAMA PALEONTOLOGY PROJECT

RESEARCHERS AND REPOSITORIES

as of March 15, 2005
The Steering Committee of the PPP makes policy and planning decisions, funds activities and the integration of the project, organizes field expeditions, and reviews requests for collections and participation.  Research Associates make significant use of and contributions to PPP collections and research.  Advisors of students are responsible for the handling and deposition of PPP collections and the timely sharing of the information obtained.

STEERING COMMITTEE

Ann Budd

Systematics Coordinator

Anthony G. Coates

Chief Stratigrapher

Laurel S. Collins

Information Coordinator

Jeremy B.C. Jackson

Scientific Coordinator

Peter Jung

Curator of Mollusks


CURRENT PPP RESEARCH ASSOCIATES

Associate

Research

Home Institution

Orangel Aguilera

otoliths

Centro de Investigaciones Arqueológicas, Antropológicas y Paleontologicas Universidad Francisco de Miranda, Coro, Estado Falcón, Venezuela

Laurie C. Anderson

corbulid bivalves

Department of Geology & Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA

Marie-Pierre Aubry

calcareous nannoplankton, biostratigraphy

Department of Geology, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA

William A. Berggren

planktic foraminifera, biostratigraphy

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA

Department of Geology, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA

Pamela F. Borne Blanchard

ostracodes (M.S. thesis)

Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA

Ann F. Budd

hermatypic corals

Department of Geology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA

Stephen D. Cairns

ahermatypic corals

Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA

Alan H. Cheetham

cheilostome bryozoans

Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA (retired)

Anthony G. Coates

physical stratigraphy

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, Panama

Laurel S. Collins

benthic foraminifera, paleoenvironments

Department of Earth Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, USA

Joe S. H. Collins

decapod and cirripede crustaceans

Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, London, UK

Thomas M. Cronin

ostracodes

U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, USA

John Dawson

ahermatypic corals (thesis)

Kirkwood Community College, Iowa City, Iowa, USA

Stephen K. Donovan

echinoids

Department of Palaeontology, Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum - Naturalis, Leiden, The Netherlands

Harry J. Dowsett

planktic foraminifera

U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, USA

Helena Fortunato

strombinid gastropods

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, Panama

Dana H. Geary

strombid gastropods

Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Jeremy B.C. Jackson

bryozoans, mollusks

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama

Kenneth G. Johnson

hermatypic corals

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles Country, Los Angeles, California, USA

Peter Jung

mollusks

Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Basel, Switzerland (retired)

Karl W. Kaufmann data models, databases Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, Panama

Peter Marko

arcid bivalves

Department of Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

Donald F. McNeill

paleomagnetics

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Miami, Florida, USA

Daniel J. Miller

muricid gastropods

Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

Richard Mooi

echinoids

Department of Invertebrate Zoology & Geology, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, USA

Ross H. Nehm

gastropods

Department of Secondary Education, The City College of New York, New York City, USA 

Aaron O'Dea bryozoans Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, Panama

Dawn E. Peterson

ostracodes

Department of Invertebrate Zoology & Geology, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, USA

Travis Smith scallop bivalves (Ph.D. Thesis) Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, California, USA

Paul D. Taylor

cyclostome bryozoans

Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, London, UK

Jon A. Todd

molluscs, turrid gastropods

Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, London, UK


PERMANENT REPOSITORIES AND CURATORS

Taxon

Designated Permanent Repositories

bryozoans

U.S. National Museum, Department of Paleobiology

calcareous nannoplankton

U.S. Geological Survey

U.S. National Museum, Department of Paleobiology

corals

U.S. National Museum, Department of Invertebrate Zoology

benthic foraminifera

U.S. National Museum, Department of Paleobiology

planktic foraminifera

U.S. Geological Survey

U.S. National Museum, Department of Paleobiology

mollusks

Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland

supplementary material: Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, London

ostracodes

U.S. Geological Survey

U.S. National Museum, Department of Paleobiology

types from Borne thesis: Louisiana State University, Department of Geology & Geophysics

rare taxa (echinoderms, crustaceans, brachiopods)

Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland