Age of the fossil-rich formations in the Shandong Peninsula


Grant Data
Project Title
Age of the fossil-rich formations in the Shandong Peninsula
Principal Investigator
Dr Chang, Su-Chin   (Principal investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2015-12-01
Completion Date
2018-11-30
Amount
706972
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
dinosaur, evolution, Cretaceous, fossil, Jehol
Discipline
Earth Sciences
Panel
Physical Sciences (P)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17300515
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2 To establish the stratigraphic correlations among Cretaceous basins in North China and understand the development of Cretaceous sedimentary basins in the Shandong Peninsula. 3 To test biogeographic hypothesis for the distribution of hadrosaurid dinosaurs and the hypothesis for the Jehol radiation. 4 To train graduate students and to introduce undergraduates the basic concepts of radioisotopic dating.