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Dr. Robert Elias

Dr. Robert Elias
Invertebrate Paleontology:  Coral Faunas & Environments
331 Wallace Building
125 Dysart Road
Winnipeg, MB  R3T 2N2
204-474-8862
Robert.Elias@ad.umanitoba.ca 
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ACADEMIC BACGROUND:

  • Ph.D.,
  • B.Sc.,

RESEARCH EXPERTISE:

  • Coral faunas and environmental change during the great Ordovician biodiversification, end-Ordovician mass extinction, and Early Silurian recovery
  • Paleontology and geology of Ordovician-Silurian strata in Manitoba

CURRENT RESEARCH:

  • Coral biogeography and paleoecology during the Ordovician biodiversification and mass extinction
  • Morphometrics, taxonomy, and paleobiology of Ordovician corals
  • Ordovician-Silurian bio-, litho-, and chemostratigraphy in Manitoba

TEACHING INTERESTS:

  • Our Evolving Earth - evolution of the planet and its life
  • Paleontology - the study of fossils
  • Paleontologic Principles - great moments in the history of life

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