Paleontological Resources Management
Relationship to Other Guidance
The section on Cave and Karst Management in this reference manual provides guidance that is applicable to paleontological resources that occur in caves and karst areas. The Cultural Resources Reference Manual 28 provides guidance applicable to paleontological specimens that occur in an archeological context. NPS Museum Handbook, Part II, describes the procedures for labeling, documenting, accessioning, and cataloging collected specimens.
In this reference manual, also see the sections on Special Use Permits, Research Administration and Collections, and Natural Resource Inventory and Monitoring.Paleontological Resources Management Table of Contents | RM#77 Table of Contents