On the 8-th of April 2020 at the State museum of the State cultural centre of Turkmenistan was carried out theoretical and practical conference named «Palaeontologic finds in the territory of Turkmenistan»

 

At the prosperous epoch of the powerful state, in consideration of the policy of the honourable President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov about the original nature of the country, rational use of its biological riches, protection and increase of ecological literacy of each citizen, the State museum of the State cultural centre of Turkmenistan carries out various actions

    In Turkmenistan in the Mesozoic and the Cainozoic Era have been widely extended giant sea and continental deposits. In the layers of these deposits are regularly found out the petrified remains and footprints of ancient animals and plants. With the help of them scientists determine age of deposits and restore living conditions of the past epochs.

The various palaeontologic finds kept in the museum, attract attention of visitors. Guides of the museum tell a lot of interesting about these finds.

One of world famous palaeontologic monuments in the territory of Turkmenistan are footprints of dinosaurs on Khodjapil plateau. There is a drawing of this monument, a plaster cast of footprints of dinosaurs and the information about it in the exposition of the museum. In February 2020 has been published the book of the senior research fellow of department of Nature and local lore of the State museum of the State cultural centre of Turkmenistan Aman Nigarov, Italian palaeontologists F.Fantini and M.Kontessi and the known scientist, candidate of agricultural science Paltamed Esenov «Dinosaurs of upper Jurassic period: the new footprints found in Eastern Turkmenistan» about these surprising footprints.

In connection with appearance of the book on the 8-th of April at the State museum of State cultural centre of Turkmenistan was organized theoretical and practical conference named « Palaeontologic finds in the territory of Turkmenistan»,

At the conference the floor was given to the manager of the State museum of State cultural centre of Turkmenistan, candidate of historical science Ovezmukhammet Mammetnurov with his report – «Palaeontologic exhibits in the exposition of the museum», senior research fellow of department of Nature and local lore of the State museum of the State cultural centre of Turkmenistan Aman Nigarov – «Dinosaurs of upper Jurassic period», head of division of advanced education studies of Turkmen National institute of education, candidate of biological science Sapargeldy Durdyyev «Palaeontologic finds of animals in the territory of Turkmenistan – our national wealth», lecturer of the faculty of geology of International oil and gas University, candidate of geologic and mineralogical science Ogulgerek Bayramdurdyyeva – «Research of microfauna of geological layers of Khodjapil plateau», senior lecturer of biological faculty of Magtymguly Тurkmen State University, candidate of biological science Ogulnabat Rakhmanova – «Palaeoflora of upper Jurassic period of Koytendag», lecturer of geographical faculty of Magtymguly Тurkmen State University, candidate of geologic and mineralogical science Anatoliy Bushmakin «Мuseum of geology in Magtymguly Тurkmen State University», senior research fellow of the regional department of geology Research Institute of «Türkmengaz» State concern Tatyana Glushkova – «Microfauna of Southwestern Turkmenistan» and head of division of Nature and local lore of the State museum of the State cultural centre of Turkmenistan Enedjan Altyyeva - «Ancient plants in museum complex». After the conference the guests listened to the excursion at the division of Nature and Local Lore.

Staff of State cultural centre of Turkmenistan, State library and library of the Academy of

Sciences of Turkmenistan and students of International oil and gas university participated as the guests.