Paul E. Olsen

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1953 –

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Who is Paul E. Olsen?

Paul E. Olsen is an American paleontologist and author and co-author of a large number of technical papers. Growing up as a teenager in Livingston, New Jersey, he was instrumental in Riker Hill Fossil Site being named a National Natural Landmark as a teenager by sending President Richard Nixon a dinosaur footprint cast from the site. He received a M. Phil. and a Ph.D. in Biology at Yale University in 1984. His thesis was on the Newark Supergroup.

His interests and research examine patterns of ecosystem evolution and extinction as a response to climate change over geological time, and Triassic and Jurassic Continental Ecosystems. His research methods include structural geology, paleontology, palynology, geochemistry, and geophysics.

Professor Olsen is currently Arthur D.

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Born
Aug 4, 1953
New Jersey
Also known as
  • Paul Olsen
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Yale University
Employment
  • Columbia University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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