The University of Texas at Austin Texas Natural Science Center Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory

Home-NPL | Home-TNSC



Early Explorers

UT Geology Begins

Great Collectors

Women in Geology

Recent Geologists

The term 'geologist' is used here. Some of our collections may have derived from the research of paleontologists, stratigraphers, hard and soft rock geologists.

Learn more about the early surveys of Texas.


Roemers Texas 1855 Roemer's map of Texas, 1855 The first geologic map of Texas was made by Ferdinand Roemer and published in Bonn, Germany in 1849.

Map image is courtesy of Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps



Frequently used abbreviations: NPL  Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory | TNSC Texas Natural Science Center | UTDGS Department of Geological Sciences | BEG  Bureau of Economic Geology | VPL Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory | JSG  Jackson School of Geosciences | SUPPORT | VOLUNTEER | GLOSSARY

AboutNPL | History | Collections | Databases | Research | Projects | Exhibits | Links | SiteMap |

Education | Exhibits | Research and Collections
About TNSC | Visit TNSC's Texas Memorial Museum | Events | Membership | Support Us
Ask the Expert | Comment | Site Map | Web Privacy Policy | Web Accessibility | Last update: 06/28/13


Copyright ©1997–2013 Texas Natural Science Center, The University of Texas at Austin. All Rights Reserved.
2400 Trinity St Stop D1500, Austin, Texas 78712-1621 | Phone: 512-471-1604 | Fax: 512-471-4794