Architectonica nobilis, a sundial gastropod from the Gatún Formation. Photo from the Fossils of Panama website.

Fossils of Panama

The fossils of the Miocene age Gatún Formation have been studied for over 150 years.  Examples of fossil vertebrates (sharks … Continue

Gary Morgan

On-call paleontologist

PCP PIRE Co-Principal Investigator Dr. Gary Morgan keeps busy. In addition to his role in PCP PIRE studying the small … Continue

Dr. Bruce J. MacFadden

Bruce MacFadden’s Blog

PCP PIRE Principal Investigator Dr. Bruce MacFadden is blogging about his summer courses, fossil trips, and Panama activities with GABI-RET … Continue

Wesey von Dassow

First Impressions

Panama City is very humid. We arrived to find that we, and everyone else, would develop a thin layer of … Continue

The interns sip on 50c raspados (snow cones)!

Introduction to Wesley

My name is Wesley von Dassow and I’ve loved living and working in Panama this summer. This past December I … Continue