Koobi Fora Field School
So you want to hunt for evidence of our earliest ancestors?â€¦â€¦Welcome to Koobi ForaÂ
TheÂ National Musuems of KenyaÂ and George Washington Universityâ€™sÂ Center for the Advanced Study of Human PaleobiologyÂ have teamed up to provide you with a unique opportunity to explore some of the most remote parts of Africa and search for evidence of hominins in the most dramatic landscapes you will ever experience.
Applications are NOW OPEN,Â to be a part of the Koobi Fora Field School 2015, the premier paleoanthropology training experience. Our team of experts from all over the world have begun conducting exciting new field projects that you can be a part of. Field projects include:
- Studying fossilized footprints from 1.6 million years ago
- Finding evidence of human scavenging and hunting 2.0 million years ago
- Exploring evidence of climate change and animal communities over the last 4 million years
- Discovering the changes associated with the emergence of domesticated animals in East Africa
OurÂ facultyÂ include the foremost experts in hominin physiology, vertebrate paleontology, sedimentary geology, taphonomy, paleolithic archaeology, landscape archaeology, zooarchaeology, bioarchaeology and many more.
Join us to be a part of the exciting new research. A life changing experience awaits you on the shores of Lake Turkanaâ€¦