The collection includes:
These provide a unique opportunity to revisit numerous settings and evaluate changes in foraminifera abundance and diversity over time
The collection contains theses and corresponding materials of Aberystwyth University’s former diploma, MSc and PhD students, dating back to the 1950s. The collection was donated to the museum in 2000 when Aberystwyth University stopped teaching geology.
An online database allowing quick reference to the materials is available.
A catalogue of discrete collections within the Former Aberystwyth University Micropalaeontology Collection, including foraminifera, ostracods, coccoliths and conodonts.
Foraminifera occur in a wide range of marine environments. Learn more about these organisms.