Stephen Rowland In The News

Profile: Stephen Rowland

AOL
October 22, 2020
Hikers stumbled upon the oldest vertebrate footprints ever discovered in the Grand Canyon.
August 26, 2020
A rock tumble at the Grand Canyon revealed fossil footprints that researchers say are among the oldest in the park.
August 26, 2020
Fossilized animal tracks discovered in the Grand Canyon were likely left by a reptile some 313 million years ago, among the oldest found on Earth, a UNLV professor said.
Epoch Times
August 26, 2020
Finding fossil footprints at the Grand Canyon isn’t particularly unusual. The expansive stretch of red rock is home to an array of formations containing preserved remains of the past.
Smithsonian Magazine
August 25, 2020
Geologist Allan Krill was hiking along the Grand Canyon National Park’s Bright Angel Trail with a group of students in 2016 when he spotted it: a fallen boulder lying just off the side of the trail, with curious markings that resembled footprints. Krill, who was visiting the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) from Norway, sent photos of his find to an old friend and colleague, Stephen Rowland, a UNLV paleontologist.
Arizona Republic
August 25, 2020
A new research paper led by paleontologist Steve Rowland at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas analyzes this chance find of two sets of footprints (also called trackways) on the same rock that are potentially both from the same unknown species.
August 25, 2020
It's something like a modern-day chuckwalla, side-stepping sand dunes on an island in what now is Grand Canyon National Park.
August 25, 2020
It's something like a modern-day chuckwalla, side-stepping sand dunes on an island in what now is Grand Canyon National Park.