Who Are We?

Lee Spencer

Lee A. Spencer (Click for full C.V.)

Ph.D. Loma Linda University 1987

Vertebrate Paleontology

General Interests

Lee Spencerís interests include Cenozoic mammalian biochronology, Mesozoic taphonomy and paleobiology, and Flood modeling. He is working on a textbook for comparative vertebrate anatomy and is a member of a team working on the historical geology of North America from a creationistís point of view.


Current Research

Current research activities include taphonomy of a Late Cretaceous bone bed in the Lance Formation and dinosaur eggshell morphology from Argentina

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Photo: Dinosaur (sauropod) eggs (Upper Cretaceous Rio Negro Formation, Patagonia)

Selected Publications and Professional Papers

2001 ____, L. Turner and A.V. Chadwick. A remarkable vertebrate assemblage from the Lance Formation, Niobrara County, Wyoming. Geological Society of America. Abstracts with Program 33:A407.

2001 ____ and E. Kennedy. Potentially false interpretations of dinosaur nests and nesting, with an example from the Allen Formation, Patagonia, Argentina. PaleoBios, 21, Supplement to Number 2:119

2000. Turner, L. E., A. V. Chadwick, and ____.High resolution GPS mapping in a vertebrate taphonomic quarry. Geological Society of America. Abstracts with Program 32:A499.

1995 Kennedy, E. and ____. An unusual occurrence of dinosaur eggshell fragments in a storm surge deposit, Lamargue Group Patagonia, Argentina. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, A-318 55(5):1123 - 1136.

1981. Archeogastropoda from the Pliocene Imperial Formation of California. Journal of Paleontology 55(5):1123 - 1136.


1989. Paleontologic resource assessment, Midway-Sunset Cogeneration Project Natural Gas Pipeline, 128 p.

1990. Paleontologic resource assessment, Sargent Canyon Cogeneration Project, Monterey County, California, 83 p.

1990. Paleontologic resource assessment, Salinas River Cogeneration Project, Monterey County, California, 74 p.

1990. Paleontologic resources assessment, Oryx Energy Company Electrical Transmission Line, 27 p.

1991. Proposal to conduct paleontologic resource assessment/impact mitigation program, PGT-PG&E Pipeline Expansion Project. Volume I, Technical proposal, 74 p. Volume II, Cost proposal, 29p. Volume III, Appendices.

1991. Preliminary evaluation of paleontologic resource management programs: Mojave and Kern River natural gas pipelines, 29 p. Done for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

1992. Paleontologic resource assessment/mitigation plan, PGT-PG&E Pipeline Expansion Project, Volume I, PGT section, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon, 61 p. Volume II, PG&E section, California, 74 p.

1993. Draft paleontologic resource management regulations for the state of Utah, 125 p.

1994. Paleontologic resource impact mitigation on the PGT-PG&E Pipeline Expansion Project, final report. Volume I, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon, 123 p. Volume II, California, 72 p. Volume III, Confidential Locality Maps, 55p.