Field Expedition Photo Page.

Yes, geneticists go to the field, too.
Rusinga Island. Samburu, Kenya. Wyoming, 2009. Egypt 2008. Egypt 2005. France. Wyoming, 1999.

Julia Zichello. Rusinga Island, Kenya. 2009. Miocene paleontology.

Rusinga 2009 Blog.

Julia Zichello cataloging finds.

Julia Zichello collecting Miocene fauna.

Lake Victoria & Rusinga environs.

Rusinga Island. Samburu, Kenya. Wyoming, 2009. Egypt 2008. Egypt 2005. France. Wyoming, 1999.

Christina Tsantes. Samburu, Kenya. 2009. Lion conservation.

Link to the Ewaso Lions Project.

The team surveying in the conservation area.

Setting up a lion trap. (Christina in blue at left.)

Camping in the bush.

Rusinga Island. Samburu, Kenya. Wyoming, 2009. Egypt 2008. Egypt 2005. France. Wyoming, 1999.

Charles Taverna. Wyoming. 2009. Iowa State Geological Field Camp.

Link to the Iowa State Geological Field School.

Mapping colorful paleosol formations in Beaver Creek, Wyoming. Bighorn Mountain in distance. (Charles in green at right.)

Measuring strike, dip, and direction of foliation on a slate out-crop. (Charles in green at right.)

Resting after collecting fossil corals in the Ordovician(490-440mya) on Hunt Mountain.

Rusinga Island. Samburu, Kenya. Wyoming, 2009. Egypt 2008. Egypt 2005. France. Wyoming, 1999.

Michael Steiper. The Fayum, Egypt. 2008.

Five Decades in the Fayum Link.

Have a look at the Seiffert Lab Fayum page

or the Duke Fayum page.

Steiper quarrying alongside Prof. Elwyn Simons.

Fayum 1968?

Another smoky sunrise over Tent City.

Rusinga Island. Samburu, Kenya. Wyoming, 2009. Egypt 2008. Egypt 2005. France. Wyoming, 1999.

Michael Steiper. The Fayum, Egypt. 2005.

Waking up at camp.

The desert.

Screening for fossils.

Sunset at camp.

Rusinga Island. Samburu, Kenya. Wyoming, 2009. Egypt 2008. Egypt 2005. France. Wyoming, 1999.

Michael Steiper. Senézè (Pliocene), Auvergne, France. 2005.

More info on Senézè. I actually found the fossil in Figure 9!

Senézè, the hamlet near the site.

The work site.

Mike Steiper excavating with French students.

Getting through the clay. Mike (center), Vivien (French student at right), and Andreas (Italian paleontologist, at left).

More excavation.

Le bungalow (camp).

The nearby château, Domeyrat.

Rusinga Island. Samburu, Kenya. Wyoming, 2009. Egypt 2008. Egypt 2005. France. Wyoming, 1999.

Michael Steiper. Willwood Formation (Eocene), Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. 1999.

Some basic info on this site.

Camp at Dead Indian Hill.

Prospecting for fossils in the badlands.

Cataloging our finds.

Picturesque rock formation.

Visit to Carter Mountain, WY. It was snowing there--this was July. Elk in center of picture.

Rusinga Island. Samburu, Kenya. Wyoming, 2009. Egypt 2008. Egypt 2005. France. Wyoming, 1999.