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Contributing Scientists









- Lúcia de Abreu, Portugal and UK
- David C. Bossard,, USA. David scanned the drawings from the "Report on the Foraminifera
  dredged by H.M.S. Challenger during the Years 1873-1876 by Henry B. Brady"
- Marcelle K. BouDagher-Fadel, Principal Research Fellow, Office of the Vice-Provost (Research),
  Universiy College London
- Miroslav Bubik, Czech Geological Survey, Czech Republic
- Sarita Camacho, University of the Algarve, Portugal
- Tomas Cedhagen, Aarhus University, Department of Biological Sciences (providing a revision of Bradys Challenger
  drawings based upon Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera)
  Claudia Cetean, NHML, consulting specialist on agglutinated foraminifera of the Cretaceous and Paleocene
- David P. Cilia, biologist teacher and amateur malacologist, Malta
- James E. Conkin and Barbara M. Conkin, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
- Stephen J. Culver, Department of Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, NC, USA
- Harry Dowsett, USGS, Reston, Virginia, USA
- Eiszeitmuseum Lütjenburg, Germany, Lütjenburg, Foram-Exhibition and samples, Gisela Lentz
- Francisco Fatela, Universiy of Lisbon, Department of Geology, Portugal
- Peter Frenzel, Universiy of Jena, Institute of Geosciences, Germany
- Virginia Friedman, M.S. Paleontology UTDallas (2004)
- Fabrizio Frontalini/Rodolfo Coccioni, DiSUAN, Laboratorio di Micropaleontologia
  Ambientale Facoltà di Scienze e Tecnologie, Università degli Studi di Urbino "Carlo Bo"
- Sascha Fürstenberg, Universiy of Jena, Institute of Geosciences, Germany
- Stephen J. Gallagher, School of Earth Sciences, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Geologisches Landesamt Hamburg, Germany
- Geological Survey of Austria, Vienna, Austria
- Stephen J. Godfrey, Calvert Marine Museum, MD, USA
- Bruno Granier, Département des Sciences de la Terre et de l'Univers, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, France
- Hans-Joachim Gregor, Palaeo Bavarian Geological Survey, Co-Editor of Documenta naturae, Germany, Bavaria
- Onno Groß ex WoRMS, Hamburg - DEEPWAVE - NGO for the protection of the oceans
- The Grzybowski Foundation, promotes education and research in the field of Micropalaeontology.
  allows us to use images of their publications: Hammerfest Basin, Type Specimens and many more
- Bruce Hayward, Geomarine Research, Auckland, New Zealand and mayor WORMS-Editor on Forams,
  helping with classification and providing monographs.
- Angelika Hesse, Museum für Naturkunde und Vorgeschichte, Dessau
  provided several samples from the German Eocene/Oligocene, which are not yet processed
- Simone B. Hicks, CGG Llandudno
- Hamed Hooshmand Koochi, PhD student of carbonate sedimentology, Department of Environmental Sciences,
  University of Naples, Italy together with Manuchehr Shahmoradi, Maryam Eydani and Shideh Shidniya
- , University of Charmo, Kurdistan, Iraq
- Johannes Kalbe, Institute of Earth and Environmental Science, Universität Potsdam
- Michael A. Kaminski, Earth Sciences Department King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)
  Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and Grzybowski Foundation
- Samia Khabouchi Marzouki, Lab. of Reproductive Biology and Development and scalable biosystematics.
  Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences of Tunis, Campus University Tunis El Manar II, 2092 Tunis
- Olga Koukousioura, Dept. of Historical Geology-Paleontology, Faculty of Geology & Geoenvironment,
  University of Athens
- Karla Kreisel, retired from Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität Greifswald
- Hans-Jürgen Lierl, retired preparator former "Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie, Universität Hamburg"
  samples not yet processed
- Peter Lunt, Mitra Energy Ltd, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 - Uwe Marheinecke, geological consultant, ISO-certification, Germany, Hamburg (first instructor on microfossils)
- Valeria I. Mikhalevich, Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg
- Mikroskopische Gesellschaft Wien, Sample exchange
- João Moreno, Universiy of Lisbon, Department of Geology, Portugal
- Renata Moura, Petrobras, Brazil
- Arnold Mueller, Geologisch - Palaeontologische Sammlung, University of Leipzig
- Siegfried Mueller, Dipl. Geologe
- Marianna Musco, PhD in Environmental Science, Institute for Marine Coastal Environment - IAMC, National    Research Council - CNR, D.U. of Capo Granitola
- Jenö Nagy, Institutt for geofag, Oslo, Norway
- John Nance, Paleontology Collections Manager, Calvert Marine Museum, Maryland, USA
- John Noad, Sedimentologist, Calgary, Canada
- Kai Nungesser, Hobby-Naturalist and author, Germany
- Shai Oron, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences and The Interuniversity Institute of Eilat
- Ekaterina Ovsepyan, Shirshov Institute of Oceanology RAS, Moscow, Russia
- Yaroslav Ovsepyan, Geological Faculty, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
- Selvin Shyam Paul, India
- Martina Pippèrr, Department für Geo- und Umweltwissenschaften, Paläontologie und Geobiologie,
  Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
- Irina Polovodova, University of Gothenburg Department of Earth Sciences (ex IFM Geomar)
- Wilfried Rönnfeld, Institut für Geowissenschaften der Universität Tübingen
- Eric M Sadorf, North Carolina Fossil Club and USGS, NC, USA
- Christiane Schmidt, post-doctoral researcher at MARUM, Center for Marine Environmental Sciences,
  University of Bremen, Germany
- Gerhard Schmiedl, Professor for Micropaleontology, Geological and Paleontological Institute,
  University of Hamburg
- The Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban, Argyll, UK
- Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., USA
- Eiichi Setoyama, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
- András Szabolcs Sóron, PhD-student at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
- Jessica W. Spear, U.S. Geological Survey St. Petersburg, Coastal and Marine Science Center
- Robert P. Speijer, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, KU Leuven, Belgium
- Morteza Taherpour, Dep. of Geology, Faculty of Sciences, Islamic Azad University-Mashhad branch, Iran, Masshad
- Hal Ray Tichenor, Department of Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, NC, USA
- Akira Tsujimoto, Department of Education, Shimane University, Shimane, Japan
- Els Ufkes, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Earth, Cluster Earth and Climate
- Feifei Wang, Qingdao Institute of Marine Geology, Qingdao, China
- Kuo-Yen Wei, Dr. Kuo-Yen Wei's laboratory, Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
- Ines Wendler, University of Bremen, Department of Geological Sciences, Germany
- Brent Wilson, Petroleum Geoscience, Department of Chemical Engineering
  The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies

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