Earth Sciences Division

Invertebrate Paleontology | Geology | Vertebrate Paleontology | Paleobotany |Comparative Osteology

earthscienceThe Earth Sciences Division collects and studies the natural history of Earth’s rock, mineral, and fossil record, and protects them for future generations.

Our collections focus on the natural history of Idaho, but include significant holdings from the Great Basin and Colorado Plateau regions of the Intermountain West.

For more information please contact:

Dr. Leif Tapanila
Division Head, Research Curator
Idaho Museum of Natural History
921 S. 8th Ave., Stop 8096
Pocatello, Idaho 83209-8096
(208) 282-3871
FAX 208-282-5893
tapaleif@isu.edu

Dr. Mary E. Thompson
Senior Collections Manager
Idaho Museum of Natural History
921 S. 8th Ave., Stop 8096
Pocatello, Idaho 83209-8096
(208) 282-4151
FAX 208-282-5893
thommar6@isu.edu