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Here are the current abstract of talks at professional conferences, delivered by members of the project...

Jacobs, L., Polcyn, M., Araújo, R., Strganac, C., Mateus, O., Schulp, A. 2010a. Physical drivers of evolution and the history of the marine tetrapod fauna of Angola. Abstract, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 70th Annual Meeting.

Jacobs, L.L., Polcyn, M.J., Araújo, R., Strganac, C., Mateus, O., Schulp, A.S., Jacobs, B.F., Morais, M.L. 2010b. Tectonic drift, climate, and paleoenvironment of Angola since the Cretaceous. Abstract, American Geophysical Union.

Araújo, R., Polcyn, M., Mateus, O., Schulp, A. (2010) Plesiosaurs from the Maastrichtian of Bentiaba, Namibe Province, Angola.Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology,    30(suppl. to 3): 55A.

Polcyn, M.J., Jacobs, L.L., Schulp, A.S., Mateus, O., and Lindgren, J. 2010. An update on the mosasaurs of Angola. Abstracts of the third mosasaur meeting, MNHN, Paris, France.

Jacobs, L.L., Polcyn, M.J., Mateus, O., Schulp, A.S., and Neto, A.B. 2009. The Maastrichtian Skeleton Coast of Angola.  Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29: 3. 121A.

Polcyn, M.J.,  Jacobs, L.L., Mateus, O., and Schulp, A.S. 2009.  New specimens of Angolasaurus bocagei and comments on the early radiations of Plioplatecarpine mosasaurs.  Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29: 3. 165A.

Polcyn, M. J., Jacobs, L.L., Schulp, A., and Mateus, O.  2009. The North African Mosasaur Globidens phosphaticus from the Maastrichtian of Angola. Abstracts of the first North African Vertebrate Paleontology International Congress (NAVEP1). Marrakech, Morocco.

Mateus, O., Jacobs, L.L., Polcyn, M.J., Schulp, A.S., Neto, A.B., and Antunes, M.T. 2008. Dinosaur and turtles from the Turonian of Iembe, Angola. Livro de Resumos de "Tercer Congreso Latinoamericano de Paleontología de Vertebrados", Neuquén, Argentina. p.156.  PDF

Jacobs, L.L., Polcyn, M.J., Mateus, O., Schulp, A.S., and Strganac, C.  2008.  Adaptations in the Cretaceous marine amniote fauna of Angola.  Fifth Conference on Secondary Adaptation of Tetrapods to Life in Water, June 9-13, 2008, Tokyo, Japan.

Jacobs, L.L.  2007.  Large scale tectonic and paleogeographic determinants of biogeography:  The Angola example.  Ecosystem evolution of Baikalian region and adjacent areas in context of global change:  Past, present, future.  Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Baikal, Bol’shie Koty, Russia.

Polcyn, M.J., Jacobs, L.L., Schulp, A.S., and Mateus, O. 2007. Halisaurus (Squamata: Mosasauridae) from the Maastrichtian of Angola. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 27(suppl. to 3): 130A. PDF

Robbins, J., Ferguson, K., Polcyn, M., Jacobs, L., and Rick, T.  2007.  Life history patterns of mosasaurs inferred from stable carbon isotopes. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 27 Supplement to number 3:  135A.

Polcyn, M.J., Jacobs, L.L., Schulp, A.S., and Mateus, O. 2007. The mosasaurs of Angola. Second Mosasaur Meeting, Sternberg Museum, Hays, Kansas, p. 21. PDF

Polcyn, M.J., Jacobs, L.L., Schulp, A.S., and Mateus, O. 2007. Morphology and systematic position of Angolasaurus bocagei and the evolution of the braincase in Plioplatecarpine mosasaurs. Second Mosasaur Meeting, Sternberg Museum, Hays, Kansas, p. 20. PDF

Polcyn, M.J., Lindgren, J., and Bell, G.L., Jr., 2007. The possible occurrence of Angolasaurus in the Turonian of North and South America. Second Mosasaur Meeting, Sternberg Museum, Hays, Kansas, p. 21.

Schulp, A.S. (2007) On Distribution, diversity and phylogeny of the genus Prognathodon. Second Mosasaur Meeting, Sternberg Museum, Hays, Kansas, p. 24.

Robbins, J., Ferguson, K., Polcyn, M., Jacobs, L., and Rick, T.  2007. Application of stable carbon isotope analysis to mosasaur ecology.  Second Mosasaur Meeting, Hays, Kansas, p. 22.

Mateus, O., Morais, M.L., Schulp, A.S., Jacobs, L.L., and Polcyn, M.J. 2006. The Cretaceous of Angola. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 26 (Suppl. To 3): 96A-97A. PDF

Schulp, A.S., Mateus, O., Polcyn, M.J., and Jacobs, L.L. 2006. A New Prognathodon (Squamata: Mosasauridae) from the Cretaceous of Angola. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 26 (Suppl. To 3): 122A. PDF

Jacobs, L.L., Morais, M.L., Schulp, A.S., Mateus, O., and Polcyn, M.J. 2006. Systematic Position and Geological Context of Angolasaurus (Mosasauridae) and a New Sea Turtle from the Cretaceous of Angola. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 26 (Suppl. To 3): 81A. PDF