Project overview

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Korean

Project overview

Expedition Team
The Korean researcher team is mainly composed of experts who work at the Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, and they are selected based on their research results and expertise.
In particular, all the researchers hold a Ph. D in the field of geology. They have a lot of work experience on fossil research as well as deep understanding of vertebrate paleontology, and have abundant research achievements.
Among them, a researcher specializing in dinosaur fossils was appointed research director. The foreign research team comprises researchers from Southern Methodist University in the United States and the University of Alberta in Canada.
  • Participants: a total of 11 countries -Republic of Korea, Mongolia, the United States, Canada, Argentina, Japan, Portugal, Slovenia, China, Australia and Denmark
  • Commissioned research and joint expedition
    - Prof. Jacob at Southern Methodist University in TX, the former President of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
    - Prof. Currie at the University of Alberta in Canada, the current President of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Expedition region and period : East, South and South-west Gobi of Mongolia-, a total of 195 days
Division Period Expedition region
1st 2006.08.30 ~ 10.03 (35Day) Altan Ula, Ulan Khushu Bugin Tsav, Gurlin Tsav, Nemegt
2nd 2007.08.16 ~ 09.21 (38Day) Shine Us Khudag, Khara Khutul Bayn Shiree, Khermeen Tsav, Nogon Tsav,
3rd 2008.08.15 ~ 09.24 (40Day) Khermeen Tsav, Bugin Tsav Altan Ula III, Nemegt
4th 2009.08.03 ~ 09.09 (38Day) Bugin Tsav, Tsagan Khushu Altan Ula, Nemegt,
5th 2010.08.19 ~ 10.01 (44Day) Bugin Tsav, Gurlin Tsav, Khuree Tsav Nogon Tsav, Altan Ula, Nemegt