Collaboration with Palaeontology Unit, Saudi Geological Survey

Paleontology unit

Yahya A. Al-Mufarreh, Head of Palaeontology Unit, with Dr Chris Stimpson, Palaeodeserts Project palaeontologist

The Palaeodeserts team and the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities began working with the Palaeontology Unit, Saudi Geological Survey, during the recent season at the fossil site of Tis al Ghadah.  Joint cooperative research is being undertaken to identify the fossil fauna and to better understand the environments of the Nefud Desert.  Joint research and publication of the results of the palaeontological research will be undertaken in the near future.