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Leonard Brand, PhD
Professor, Earth and Biological Sciences
School of Medicine
Member, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Research & Grantsmanship    Funded Research Project (PI)
  • Taphonomy of fossil whales, Peru ( 1/1999 - 2/2011 )
  • Geological mapping, Bridger Formation, Wyoming ( 1/1994 - 9/2008 )
  • Taphonomy of fossil turtles, Bridger Formation, Wyoming ( 7/1990 - 7/1998 )
  • Paleoenvironments in the Colorado Plateau ( 7/2006 - Present )
  • Fossil vertebrate trackways and paleoenvironment of the Coconino Sandstone, Arizona ( 5/2006 - Present )
  Funded Research Project (CI)
  • Taphonomy of microfossils in the Bridger Formation,Wyoming,  Black Mountain turtle layer ( 6/2001 - 7/2004 )
  Grant Proposals--Funded
  • Geological Society of America, student grant to graduate student Matthew McLain.  $1,875.  Taphonomy and sedimentology of the Rose Quarry, Lance Formation, at the Hanson Ranch dinosaur quarry, NE Wyoming  2015. ( 7/2015 )
  • GRI grant for research with graduate student Sarah Maithel.  $3,100.  Analysis and textural reinterpretations of cross-bedding in the Coconino Sandstone.  2015. ( 7/2015 )
  • GRI grant for research with graduate student Monte Fleming.  $14,750.  Geomorphology of Rock Window Mesa, AZ.  2015. ( 7/2015 )
  • Geological Society of America, student grant to graduate student Ken Coulson.  $1,250.  Cambrian stromatolites in the House Range, Utah.  2014. ( 7/2014 )
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists, student grant to graduate student Ken Coulson, $1,500.  Cambrian stromatolites in the House Range, Utah.  2014. ( 7/2014 )
  • Research Grant from ASI, for geology research on sedimentary structures, and for aerial photography of geological structures in Utah.  $58,000 ( 8/2011 - 7/2013 )