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Christian Hervé Jourdain de Muizon

paleontologist , researcher

Christian Hervé De Muizon, French paleontologist, researcher. Achievements include research in anatomy and evolution of seals, whales, and dolphins; discovery of oldest land mammal fauna of tertiary of South America; studies in origin, evolution, and paleobiogeography of early Tertiary land mammals of South America, especially marsupials and primitive ungulates. Member Society Vertebrate Paleontology.

Background

Muizon, Christian Hervé De was born on September 22, 1952 in Lannion, Britany, France. Son of Jacques and Monique Marie (de Miniac) de Muizon.

Education

Doctorat de 3ème cycle, University Paris VI, 1979. Doctorat d'état, University Paris VII, 1987.

Career

Researcher Institute Français d'Etudes Andines, Lima, Peru, 1979-1981, director Peru, 1989-1995. Research attaché National Center for Science Research (National Center for Scientific Research), Paris, 1982-1983, chargé of research, 1983-1995, director research, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in anatomy and evolution of seals, whales, and dolphins. Discovery of oldest land mammal fauna of tertiary of South America. Studies in origin, evolution, and paleobiogeography of early Tertiary land mammals of South America, especially marsupials and primitive ungulates.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Society Vertebrate Paleontology, Association Paléontologique Française.

Connections

Son of Jacques Robert Jourdain de Muizon and Monique Marie De Miniac. Married Fabiola Maria León Velarde.

father:
Jacques Muizon

mother:
Monique Marie (de Miniac) Muizon

spouse:
Fabiola Maria León Velarde