Work with thought leaders and academic experts in paleontology

Companies can greatly benefit from collaborating with Paleontology experts. Their expertise in the field can provide valuable insights and solutions in industries such as oil and gas exploration, environmental consulting, museum curation, fossil fuel extraction, and geological surveying. By working with Paleontology researchers, companies can gain a deeper understanding of geological history, identify potential fossil fuel reserves, assess environmental impacts, develop sustainable practices, and enhance educational exhibits.

Experts on NotedSource with backgrounds in paleontology include Miguel Ramirez, Peter Reich, Nicholas Medina, and Patrick G. Grant, Ph.D..

Miguel Ramirez

Ward S. Curran Distinguished Professor of Economics, Trinity College
Most Relevant Research Interests
Paleontology
Other Research Interests (61)
Foreign Direct Investment
Latin American Economics
Public investment
Marxian economics.
Development
And 56 more
About
Professor Ramirez is a native of Chile and a naturalized U.S. citizen since 1990. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1984 and has been at Trinity College since 1985. He has held visiting positions at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana (Summer 1991 and 1992), Haverford College (Spring 1992), Vanderbilt University (Spring 1999), and Yale University (Spring 2006). His teaching interests are primarily in the areas of Latin American economic development and international finance and open economy macroeconomics. At the College he usually offers Latin American economic development and Structural Reform in Latin America during the fall term, while international finance and open economy macroeconomics is taught during the spring term. He also teaches a course in Time-Series Analysis every other spring term, with particular emphasis on unit root and cointegration analysis, error correction modeling, and forecasting. Insofar as his research is concerned, it is primarily dedicated to analyzing the challenges and opportunities that Latin American nations face as they attempt to stabilize and reform their economies in an increasingly globalized world. In particular, his work has reviewed and analyzed the impact of IMF-sponsored adjustment and stabilization measures in Argentina, Chile, and Mexico, as well as the mixed success of structural reform programs such as privatization of state-owned firms, deregulation of economic activity, and liberalization of trade and finance. His research has also focused on the economic and institutional determinants of foreign direct investment in Argentina, Chile, and Mexico, as well as the impact of these flows on private capital formation and labor productivity growth in Latin America. Another important focus of his work in recent years has been the growing role of remittance flows in financing private investment spending and boosting economic growth in countries such as Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Jamaica, and Mexico. Finally, he has published work in the history of economic thought relating to Marx's important analysis of wages and cyclical crises, his theory of absolute and differential ground rent, his analysis of the falling rate of profit, Marx's controversial writings on the so-called Asiatic mode of production, and his conception of capital as a social process.
Most Relevant Publications (1+)

90 total publications

Do Remittances Promote Labor Productivity in Mexico? A DOLS and FMOLS Analysis, 1970-2017

Bulletin of Applied Economics / Feb 16, 2023

Ramirez, M. D. (2023). Do Remittances Promote Labor Productivity in Mexico? A DOLS and FMOLS Analysis, 1970-2017. Bulletin of Applied Economics, 115–131. https://doi.org/10.47260/bae/1016

Peter Reich

Director of the Institute for Global Change Biology (IGCB)
Most Relevant Research Interests
Paleontology
Other Research Interests (44)
Multidisciplinary
General Earth and Planetary Sciences
Ecology
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
General Environmental Science
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About
Dr. Peter Reich, a renowned expert in forest ecology and climate change science, is the Director of the Institute for Global Change Biology (IGCB) at the University of Michigan. Reich, who has conducted global change research on plants, soils, and ecosystems across a range of scales, will maintain a joint affiliation at the University of Minnesota, where he is a Regents Professor. Previously, Reich was the Chief Scientist at the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment at Western Sydney University in Australia from 2011 to 2021. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the Ecological Society of America, and a BBVA Prize Laureate (BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Ecology and Conservation Biology). He also helped launch the science education channel, MinuteEarth, which has more than 400 million views on YouTube and other platforms. According to Research.com, Reich is the #1 scientist in the world in the field of ecology and evolution.
Most Relevant Publications (2+)

509 total publications

Improving ecosystem productivity modeling through spatially explicit estimation of optimal light use efficiency

Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences / Sep 01, 2014

Madani, N., Kimball, J. S., Affleck, D. L. R., Kattge, J., Graham, J., van Bodegom, P. M., Reich, P. B., & Running, S. W. (2014). Improving ecosystem productivity modeling through spatially explicit estimation of optimal light use efficiency. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 119(9), 1755–1769. Portico. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014jg002709

Incorporating temperature-sensitiveQ10and foliar respiration acclimation algorithms modifies modeled ecosystem responses to global change

Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences / Feb 06, 2013

Wythers, K. R., Reich, P. B., & Bradford, J. B. (2013). Incorporating temperature-sensitiveQ10and foliar respiration acclimation algorithms modifies modeled ecosystem responses to global change. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 118(1), 77–90. Portico. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011jg001897

Patrick G. Grant, Ph.D.

California
Multi Discipline Experience with Multiple Open Inovation Solutions
Most Relevant Research Interests
Paleontology
Other Research Interests (42)
Multidisciplinary
General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
General Chemistry
Toxicology
Mechanical Engineering
And 37 more
Most Relevant Publications (1+)

41 total publications

Elemental composition and diagenetic alteration of dinosaur bone: Distinguishing micron-scale spatial and compositional heterogeneity using PIXE

Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology / Sep 01, 2007

Goodwin, M. B., Grant, P. G., Bench, G., & Holroyd, P. A. (2007). Elemental composition and diagenetic alteration of dinosaur bone: Distinguishing micron-scale spatial and compositional heterogeneity using PIXE. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 253(3–4), 458–476. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.06.017

Example paleontology projects

How can companies collaborate more effectively with researchers, experts, and thought leaders to make progress on paleontology?

Oil and Gas Exploration

A Paleontology expert can analyze sedimentary rock formations to identify potential oil and gas reserves. By studying the fossil record, they can determine the age and depositional environment of the rocks, helping companies target the most promising areas for exploration.

Environmental Consulting

Paleontology researchers can contribute to environmental impact assessments by studying fossils and ancient ecosystems. They can provide insights into past climate change events, species extinctions, and ecological shifts, helping companies understand the long-term effects of their projects on biodiversity and ecosystems.

Museum Curation

Collaborating with Paleontology experts can enhance museum exhibits and collections. They can provide expertise in fossil identification, preservation techniques, and interpretation of ancient life. By working with researchers, museums can create engaging and scientifically accurate displays that educate and inspire visitors.

Fossil Fuel Extraction

Paleontology researchers can assist in the identification and extraction of fossil fuel resources. By studying the geological history of an area, they can locate potential coal, oil, or natural gas deposits. Their expertise can help companies optimize extraction methods and minimize environmental impacts.

Geological Surveying

Paleontology experts can contribute to geological surveys by analyzing rock formations and fossils. They can provide valuable information about the geological history of an area, including past environments, climate conditions, and tectonic events. This knowledge is essential for infrastructure development, land-use planning, and resource management.