Invertebrate Paleontology And Micropaleontology

Online Resources

From the Burke

The resources on this page are designed for research reference and use.

fossil specimen photographed for paleontology database

The Burke's paleontological collections are accessible and searchable in this online database.

white shell fossil on a black background

This website provides an illustrated guide to the benthic foraminifera found in Puget Sound.

microscope focused on tiny fossilized creatures known as foraminifera

Foraminifera are tiny one-celled marine organisms that live on the sea floor and have a big story to tell about the health of Puget Sound.

From Other Organizations
Northwest Paleontological Association

Northwest Paleontological Association (NPA) serves the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Formed to bring a vocational and professional paleontologists together for mutual benefit and to further the science, the NPA is affiliated with the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. Association meetings are normally held six times a year and are open to the public. Visit their website.

Evolving Earth Foundation

The Evolving Earth Foundation is dedicated to promoting Earth Science related education and research, through online articles and student research grants. Visit their website.

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