Provides a unique and comprehensive overview of Korean paleontology and fossil sites
Contains many colored photographs, scientific figures, sketches, tables, and detailed descriptions
Suitable for geology and earth science students, geologists, palaeontologists and ichnologists
Jeong Yul Kim is a Professor of Department of Earth Science Education in Korea National University of Education. He received his Ph.D. from Seoul National University in 1985. He was the President of the Korean Earth Science Society in 2013 and the President of the Paleontological Society of Korea in 2010-2012. He also served as a member of National Committee of the Cultural Heritage of Korea from 2005 to 2011. He served as dean of Third College in Korea National University of Education from 2012 to 2014. Kim first discovered Proterozoic stromatolites, diverse graptolites, Carboniferous corals, Pleistocene hominid footprints as well as diverse trace fossils from Korea. He received the Presidential Award in 2000 from the Korean Government, Academic Awards from the Geological Society of Korea in 2013 for his achievements in scientific researches. He appeared on KBS TV program entitled 'Korea and Korean' in 2004. Kim with his colleagues has published about 150 scientific papers especially on dinosaur, bird, and pterosaur ichnology and several books including Dinosaurs of Korea (2009), Megafossils of Korea (2013, Korean) and Geology of Korea (2017). His main research field is on Ichnology. Min Huh is a Professor of faculty of Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences and a Director of Korea Dinosaur Research Center in Chonnam National University. He also is Vice-President of Chonnam National University. He received his Ph.D. from Korea University in 1991. He was the President of the Paleontological Society of Korea from 2012 to 2017, and He is the President of the Geological Society of Korea from 2016. He serve as the responsible scientist of Korea Committee for inscribing of UNESCO World Heritage on Korean Cretaceous Dinosaur Coast (KCDC) and Mudeungsan Area for Glabal Geopark of UNESCO. He also serve as member of Conservation Committee of Unesco Jeju Global Geopark. He was a President of Organizing Committee of 11th Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystem Symposim in 2012. He received the Academic Awards from the Geological Society of Korea in 2007 and the Scientific Presidential Award from the Korean Government in 2011. He has published about 100 scientific papers especially on dinosaur and pterosaur, and several books including Dinosaurs of Korea (2009), Country of Dinosaur, Korean Peninsula (2016). He was a responsible scientist for making the TV documentary film entitled 'Dinosaur of Korea' . His main research field is on Dinosaur.