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Dr. Edward J. Petuch

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Professor of Geology

Phone: (561) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: e***@***.edu
Local Address:  West Palm Beach , Florida , United States
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton , Florida 33431
United States

Company Description: Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an...   more

Employment History


  • Ph.D.
  • doctorate , geology
    University of Miami
  • bachelors , geology
    University of Wisconsin
  • masters degrees , geology
    University of Wisconsin
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Edward J Petuch (Author), ..., 1 May 2013 [cached]
Edward J Petuch (Author), Dennis Sargent (Illustrator), MG Harasewych (Foreword By)
"Professor Petuch draws upon an extraordinary wealth of personal experience and many decades of field work studying both recent and fossil mollusks throughout the western Atlantic, and has produced a prolific body of publications on these faunas. [...] [He] is to be commended for clearly and succinctly defining a useful tool for quantifying faunal distinctions among geographic regions.
Edward J. Petuch, Ph.D., is a professor of geology in the Department of Geosciences at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, where he teaches courses on oceanography, paleontology, and physical geology. Petuch has collected fossil and living mollusks in Australia, Papua-New Guinea, the Fiji Islands, French Polynesia, Japan, the Mediterranean coast of Europe, the Bahamas, Mexico, Belize, Brazil, and Uruguay. This research has led to the publication of more than 100 papers. His 14 previous books are well-known research texts within the malacological and paleontological communities.
COA :: Book Reviews, 20 Feb 2006 [cached]
Atlas of Florida Fossil Shells (Pliocene and Pleistocene Marine Gastropods) , by Edward J. Petuch, Ph.D.
Atlas of Florida Fossil Shells (Pliocene and Pleistocene Marine Gastropods) by Edward J. Petuch, Ph.D. Chicago Spectrum Press, 1994. xii + 394 pages, 20 figures, 1 unnumbered photo, 100 plates, all b/w. $60.00.
Anyone collecting Florida fossils has experienced great frustration trying to put names on his finds using the references available. All those Siphocypraea are rivalled only by the Busyconidae and Melongenidae for forms and variations. But Dr. Edward Petuch, of the Department of Geology, Florida Atlantic University, has done us a great service in pulling them all together in his new Atlas of Florida Fossil Shells. (The Pliocene and Pleistocene gastropods, that is. Eocene and those little Miocene species from the Panhandle are still in limbo for most of us.)
This heavily illustrated reference book is a pleasing 8½" X 11" size, stitched and cloth-bound, and lies open nicely for study at any page. Open it to the Introduction and you have Dr. Petuch's interesting and informative overview of fossil study in Florida, including his own place in this continuum. Open it to the Acknowledgements and you'll see many familiar names, collectors of molluscs both fossil and Recent, who have assisted Dr. Petuch. Open it to Chapter 1, the Lithostratigraphy and Biostratigraphic Nomenclature of the Floridian Plio-Pleistocene, and you're on your way to learning how to tell a Siphocypraea alligator from a Siphocypraea crocodila (maybe). Here Dr. Petuch explains all those formations and units and such that keep a novice collector in a state of confusion. Charts, columns, maps, photos and Dr. Petuch's own charming drawings, called "ecological block" drawings, aid in our learning process. Chapters 2 and 3 Cover "Faunal Types" and "Chronologically-Equivalent Units and Faunas."
We can only wish that Dr. Petuch had been introduced to Dr. Conklin's publisher.
Editorial Team, 9 Aug 2011 [cached]
Dr. Edward James Petuch, Florida Atlantic University, United States
Dixie Mineral Council Update Information, 17 Sept 2012 [cached]
Dr. Ed Petuch, geology professor at Florida Atlantic University, has found 38 previously unnamed shell species in the Fort Drum pit. About nine months ago, rare calcite-filled clamshells were discovered there.
Edward James Petuch, ..., 20 Nov 2010 [cached]
Edward James Petuch, Florida Atlantic University, United States
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