2012 Memoir Now Online

Posted: October 16, 2013
The Society is pleased to announce the online publication of the 2012 Memoir "Basal sauropodomorphs and the vertebrate fossil record of the Ischigualasto Formation (Late Triassic: Carnian-Norian) of Argentina." Printed copies of the Memoir will soon be dispatched to those people who were members of the Society during the 2012 membership year.   Read More

GLVP Dinner 2013

Posted: October 16, 2013
GLVP Dinner 2013 will be held Thursday,  October 31st at 8 pm at Border Grill. Please RSVP Mark D. Uhen at muhen@gmu.edu if you would like to attend.   Border Grill Downtown LA bordergrill.com 445 S. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90071 phone: 213.486.5171 fax: 213.486.5172  Read More

JVP vol 32 supp 1 Now Online

Posted: October 8, 2013
Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 32, Supplement 1  is now online:www.tandfonline.com/toc/ujvp20/32/sup1  Read More

Attention Students and Postdoctoral Members of SVP!

Posted: October 7, 2013
Hello Student and Postdoc members of SVP, This year's annual SVP meeting is quickly approaching and we want to you to be informed about some changes to the Student Roundtable Forum and Reprint Exchange.    The Roundtable Forum and Reprint Exchange will occur on Thursday, October 31 from 7:30-11:30 pm in the Sacramento Room. The roundtable portion of this will take place from 7:30-10:30 and we will be announcing when ...  Read More

SVP 2013: Family Room

Posted: October 7, 2013
Dear SVP Members,   We are pleased to announce that during our coming meeting in LA, The San Fernando room on the lobby level has been designated as the “family room”.  No child care is provided nor toys or supplies but we are offering this space for your use during the conference to come and relax with your children.  Note: Neither SVP nor the Meeting Management hold any responsibility for the use of thi...  Read More


Posted: October 3, 2013
Instructor: Oscar Sanisidro (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales- Csic, Spain). SVP members have a 20 % discount. Dates: May 12-16, 2014. Site: Premises of Sabadell of the Institut Catalá de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (Barcelona, Spain). This course offers a broad introduction to scientific illustration applied to biological sciences with some remarks in palaeontology. It includes general elements in the production of a scien...  Read More

Mid-Mesozoic: The Age of Dinosaurs in Transition

Posted: September 30, 2013
Late Jurassic - Early Cretaceous Paleontology Field Conference April 30-May 5, 2014 Fruita, Colorado & Green River, Utahhttp://www.utahpaleo.org/mid-mesozoic-conference.html  Read More

North American Paleontological Convention 2014

Posted: September 26, 2013
North American Paleontological Convention 2014 Feb.15-18 in Gainesville, FL abstract deadline: October 14, 2013 for more information please visit the NAPC website at: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/napc/  Read More

2013 Auction Items Annoucement

Posted: September 23, 2013
Be sure to attend the SVP 2103 Auction in LA! 2 great auction items just annouced 1)      Late Cretaceous alligatoroid "Stangerochampsa sp."  Cast of Burpee Specimen donated by Triebold Paleontology (TPI). Buyers choice of one of the following.  Valued at $3900.     2)      LACM will be donating a cast of the "Jordan Theropod" skull. ...  Read More

Two great events during SVP 2013 in LA at NHM!

Posted: September 18, 2013
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology -- Special Presentation by Dr. Tim D. White: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 7 pm Paleontologists from all over the world are gathering in Los Angeles this week for SVP’s 73rd conference, and NHM is hosting an open-to-the-public discussion from Dr. Tim White. The Afar rift in Ethiopia has acted as a sediment trap for millions of years of Earth history. Embedded in those sediments is an unparalleled re...  Read More

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 33, Issue 5 is now online

Posted: September 4, 2013
Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 33, Issue 5  is now online: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/ujvp20/33/5    Read More

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 33, Issue 5 is now online

Posted: September 4, 2013
Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 33, Issue 5  is now online: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/ujvp20/33/5      Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Giant Triassic amphibian was a burrowing youngster

Posted: September 4, 2013
DEERFIELD, IL—Krasiejów, Poland was a vastly different place 230 million years ago during the Triassic Period. It was part of a giant continent called Pangea, had a warm climate throughout the year, and was populated by giant amphibians that weighed half a ton and were 10 feet long. Metoposaurus diagnosticus was one of these giant amphibians, and its environment had only two seasons: wet and dry. Like modern amphibians, Metopos...  Read More

ANAPS student funding for NAPC

Posted: September 3, 2013
To the member committees of the Association of North American Paleontological Societies (ANAPS), The Paleontological Society Council has elected to assign $10,000 in funding from the ANAPS account to provide funding for students at the upcoming 10th North American Paleotological Convention (NAPC) in Gainesville, Florida. This funding will be used to help defray the costs of travel and registration for students who present at NAPC. P...  Read More

4th International Palaeontological Congress

Posted: August 23, 2013
The Organizing Committee of the Fourth International Palaeontological Congress 2014 keeps you updated about the most recent news through the August IPC4 Newsletter. Important information: Early bird Registration Deadline. If you are a PhD student, you need to be registered in order to apply for financial assistance to attend the IPC4. Remember this deadline: August 30th 2013 and save up to 20%. Don't miss the opportunity and reg...  Read More


Posted: August 2, 2013
20 % off for SVP members! DATES: January 28-31, 2014. INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Chris Klingenberg (University of Manchester, UK). PLACE: Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona, Spain. ORGANIZED BY: Transmitting Science and the Council of Els Hostalets de Pierola. MORE INFORMATION: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/gm/modularity-and-gm/ or writing to courses@transmittingscience.org The aim of the workshop is to provide participants ...  Read More

4th International Palaeontological Congress

Posted: July 20, 2013
The Organizing Committee of the Fourth International Palaeontological Congress, Mendoza (Argentina), 2014 keeps you updated about the most recent news through the July IPC4 Newsletter: http://www.ipc4mendoza2014.org.ar/newsletter/mailing- july-2013.html Do not forget that the Early Bird Registration deadline is approaching! Please, visit the 4thIPC web site for more for information: http://www.ipc4mendoza2014.org.ar/  Read More


Posted: June 25, 2013
DEERFIELD, IL—During the Permian era, the Earth was dominated by a single supercontinent called Pangea – “All-Earth”. Animal and plant life dispersed broadly across this land, as documented by identical fossil species found on multiple modern continents. But a new study published in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology supports the idea that there was an isolated desert in the middle of Pangea with a fauna a...  Read More

Courses on Ecological Data Analysis, November 2013, Barcelona, Spain

Posted: June 17, 2013
Registration is open for the following courses: - "A FRIENDLY INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGICAL STATISTICS", November 18-19, 2013. More info: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/stats/intro-ecol-statistics/ "A TOOLKIT OF ECOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DATA ANALYSIS", November 20-22. More info: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/stats/ecological-data-analysis/ Participation in both courses has a discount. ...  Read More

Registration for SVP 2013 is Open!

Posted: June 10, 2013
Click here to Register Now for the SVP 73rd Annual Meeting Connect with the vertebrate paleontology community to discuss and learn about the latest discoveries, research and technologies happening in the VP field.  Register today and secure your spot for the SVP 73rd Annual Meeting, October 30 - November 2, 2013, in Los Angeles, California.  Discounted early registration rates are available through August 15. M...  Read More
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