Hyde Park Mastodon Research

Scanning Electron Microscope images of samples taken from the sediments at Hyde Park. From left to right: unidentified diatom, thorax from a beetle, and charophyte (a type of aquatic vegetation). These are the types of things scientists will be studying form the core taken at the Hyde Park site to help reconstruct the climate of the area at the time the mastodon walked the Earth.
(Thanks to the Boston Museum of Science for these SEM images)

Click a category below to find out how research is progressing in that area:

Click here to view a powerpoint presentation (HTML format) given by PRI's Peter Nester on the HP Mastodon in Boston, November, 2001
Click here for information on research associated with Cornell's Gilbert Mastodon
Click here to go to the Hyde Park Mastodon General information page

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