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Mike Holmes
Hlusko Lab

Mike Holmes


Phone: (510) 643-8838

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[Mike switched labs and out of UCMP] "I am interested in the evolution and conservation of African mammals. I wish to study the paleontological record to assist in the future management of African ecosystems. By examining the fossil record, we can understand what taxa survived climate and major environmental changes and which taxa did not. Understanding this, we can implement conservation strategies to prepare extant taxa for climate change and habitat changes."


Stegner, M.A., Holmes, M. 2012. Using palaeontological data to assess mammalian community structure: Potential aid in conservation planning, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.04.019  Read it

Stegner, A., and M. Holmes. 2011. Using paleontological databases to assess spatial and temporal conservation of mammalian community structure as an aid to conservation planning. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(3, suppl.):199A.  Read it