Dr. Luis A. Buatois

Professor at the University of Saskatchewan

ProfilePics_LBuatois2Luis is a Professor at the University of Saskatchewan, specializing in evolutionary, paleoenvironmental, and stratigraphic aspects of ichnology. He has carried out field and subsurface work in many different countries. He was President of the International Ichnological Association and Vice-President of the International Palaeontological Association. He is the 2022 recipient of the Raymond C. Moore Paleontology Medal from the SEMP Society of Sedimentary Geology. He is a member of the editorial board of a number of journals, including Scientific Reports, Lethaia, Sedimentary Geology, Marine and Petroleum Geology, Ichnos, Ameghiniana, Revista de la Asociacion Geologica Argentina, Iberian Journal of Geology, and Spanish Journal of Paleontology. Luis is a Voting Member of the International Subcommission on Ediacaran Stratigraphy (IGCP). He has published five books, edited six special publications, and is the author of over 200 scientific papers. He has supervised over twenty graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

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USask courses:

PBIO 230.3: On the Origin and Life of Animals

GEOL 205.3: A Geologic Journey in Spain The Earth System Through Time

GEOL 343.3: Sedimentary Environments

GEOL 405.3: International Field Studies

GEOL 447.3: Ichnology Animal Substrate Interactions in the Stratigraphic Record

GEOL 448.3: Sequence Stratigraphy