G. Arthur Cooper - Field Notes, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Iowa, 1968
About the Project
Did you know that Neosho, Missouri is nicknamed the City of Springs? The many local freshwater springs make the town a center for fish hatchery and agriculture. But what kind of fossils might be found in an area so rich with limestone and natural water sources?
Find out with National Museum of Natural History paleobiologist G. Arthur Cooper! A fossil expert, he spent decades digging in locations throughout the United States. This set of field notes was taken in Missouri, Oklahoma and Iowa in 1968.
Join other digital volunteers in transcribing this fascinating set of notes!