• The dunes in soft light

    White Sands

    National Monument New Mexico

Research

Paleontology
White Sands National Monument isn't just about sand and yuccas! Take a look at some of the exciting stuff being uncovered in the dunefield.

 

Geology
If you're looking for current research on the geology of White Sands National Monument and the Tularosa Basin, you'll find it here.

 

Mammals
Here, you'll find studies on mammals found within the park, such as the pallid bat and more.

 

Pupfish
How many fish do you think live within the boundaries of White Sands National Monument? Just one-the pupfish!

 

Reptiles
The unique adaptation of the lizards and other reptiles within the monument has been the subject of some pretty interesting research.

 

Current Research
For more information on current research taking place in the park, download our Current Research brochure or an outline of the research projects.

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