Eric Buffetaut

Eric Buffetaut

ric Buffetaut is research director at the National Scientific Research Centre (CNRS), assigned to the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. A vertebrate paleontology specialist, he worked first on fossil crocodiles, before turning to dinosaurs, primitive birds and pterosaurs, groups that now constitute his main research topics. The major mass extinctions that have punctuated the history of living beings, and extraterrestrial causes of some of them, are also among the topics on which he works. His interests also include the history of Earth Sciences.

Affiliations and Expertise

CNRS, Laboratoire de Géologie de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris


Authors: Delphine Angst & Eric Buffetaut Release Date: 01 Jul 2017
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