Professional. Reliable. Cost-Effective.
Our experienced paleontologists support your project by managing all aspects of the compliance process.
PALEONTOLOGICAL RESOURCE SERVICES
- Records Searches
- Literature Review
- Fossil Recovery
- Stratigraphy Profiles
- Locality Recording
- Fossil Identification
- Fossil Preparation
- Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction
- Sensitivity Analysis
- Fossil Replicas
- Paleontological Artwork
- CEQA/NEPA Compliance
- Mitigation Plans
- Treatment Plans
- Paleontological Identification Reports
- Paleontological Evaluation Reports
- Paleontological Resources Awareness Training
- Public Outreach Events/Seminars
What is Paleontology?
Paleontology is the scientific study of ancient life including fossilized remnants of animals and plants as diverse as mammoths and seaweed. It also includes the study of trace fossils like trackways, burrows, and other indirect evidence of ancient life.
What We Do
Our professional paleontologists quickly evaluate the significance of fossils if they are identified during survey or monitoring to avoid costly schedule delays for our clients.
Cogstone has experience recovering large and small fossils on a variety of projects. We have completed projects involving paleontological resources in compliance with CEQA and NEPA in all market sectors and continue to impress our clients with innovative solutions and value-delivered services.
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OTHER SERVICES WE OFFER
We provide compliance for cultural resources under CEQA, NEPA, and/or Section 106 of the NHPA.
We support all aspects of collections management to ensure paleontological and cultural resources materials and associated records are properly preserved so they are accessible for future research.
We help find a respectful way to repatriate ancestral remains and cultural items from collections in compliance with NAGPRA/CalNAGPRA.