UCMP has the largest paleontological collection of any university museum in the world. These well-curated and computerized collections include fossil and modern organisms representing prokaryotes to vertebrates collected from all continents. The Museum serves the University community in various research projects and provides support for instruction at Berkeley and other UC campuses. In addition, the collections are used by paleontologists, biologists and geologists throughout the world.
POLICIES & CONTACTS
UCMP collections and facilities are available for
use by qualified researchers. Follow this link for policies
on using the collections, or for contact
Read more about UCMP's paleontological collections.
ON-LINE COLLECTIONS DATABASE
Visitors can search the on-line database for information about specimens housed at UCMP.
UCMP On-line Database
Archived/Supplementary Data Collection
Research reports and supplementary data sets.
UCMP Archival Collections
Information about library holdings, images, and memorabilia.
UCMP Data Model
About modelling data for collections management.
Pacific Rim Catalog
Database on Pacific Rim biodiversity.