Available Facilities for Paleontological Research

Department of Earth Sciences
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata
BCKV Campus Main Office, Mohanpur
Nadia, W. B. - 741 252

Aquarium for Neontological experiments:

We have established a Neontological experimental facility in IISER Kolkata. This facility has four synthetic salt-water aquariums, with temperature and chemical buffering. This facility is used to study the behavioral and morphological response of molluscs to physical and biological triggers.

Image analysis laboratory:

We have an image analysis facility equipped with high power camera, microscope and digitization softwares.

Paleontological collection:

  • Eocene and Miocene molluscs of Kutch
  • Eocene larger foraminifera of Kutch
  • Plio-Pleistocene molluscs of Dwarka
  • Miocene echinoids of Kutch
  • Recent marine molluscs of India
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