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Silurian and Devonian Faunas - Arctic Canada.
Principal Investigator: Johnston, Paul A.
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1991
Summary: The research team will search parts of Cornwallis and Ellesmere Islands for fossils of ancient sea and land creatures that lived more than 400 million years ago. Of special interest are remains of eurypterids (sea scorpions), giant armoured fishes, jawless fishes, molluscs and early land animals. The fossils will be used for new exhibits and educational programs at the Royal Tyrrell Museum and t...

Paleobiology of Reef Faunas in Middle-Upper Devonian Strata in the Hay River Area
Principal Investigator: Johnston, Paul A.
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: The researcher and his team will look for fossils of reef animals. Notes will be taken on the growth positions of the reef animals, and about 400 kg of fossils will be collected by hand or with hammers and chisels from various localities. The fossils will be brought back to the Royal Tyrrell Museum and used to make molds. Casts from these molds will be used to make an exhibit showing a three-di...