This site provides a geologic overview of the Trenton Group at West Canada Creek, New York, consisting of information on the geologic setting, the sedimentary geology, and the paleontology with descriptions and photographs of fossil specimens in the Museum of Comparative Zoology's (MCZ) invertebrate zoology collection at Harvard University. This website is written at a level for undergraduate students with a background in basic geology.
Content for this site was created in 2004. Social History and Geology content and design by Sean R. Cornell (University of Cincinnati). Paleontology and Fauna content and design by Jessica D. Cundiff (Curatorial Associate, Invertebrate & Vertebrate Paleontology, Harvard University) and Matthew J. Corbett (Northeastern University)
Content editors: Carlton E. Brett (University of Cincinnati, retired) and Frances R. Caudill (Harvard University, retired)
References and bibliographies: All references and texts that are used or mentioned within the website have been collected together into two separate bibliographies. One for the Social History and Geology sections and another for the Paleontology section.
For questions or comments about the website please contact Jessica Cundiff.
Copyright: 2004 President and Fellows of Harvard College
This website is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 9987499. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.