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Friday, 09 October 2015

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Why do we have so few complete, undistorted sauropod necks? 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [10:11:56]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
Since I posted my preprint “Almost all known sauropod necks are incomplete and distorted” and asked in the comments for people to let me know if I missed any good necks, the candidates have been absolutely rolling in: The Kaatedocus siberi holotype SMA 0004 (thanks to Oliver Demuth for pointing this out) The Futalognkosaurus dukei holotype MUCPv-323 (thanks

Maelstrom of Saltstraumen 

The Way of the Geophysicist [10:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
Reading Time: 2 minutes The strongest tidal current in the world transports 400 million cubic meters of water in six hours. The waters reach speeds up to 20 knots or 25 mph. This causes some serious turbulence in the waters, generating these maelstroms. You can even visit them by boat. Remember the Caledonian folding at Saltstraumen from last week? […] The post Maelstrom of Saltstraumen appeared first on The Way of the Geophysicist. Related posts: Caledonian folding in Saltstraumen, [...]

El huevo de Iguanodon (Robert Duncan Milne) (I) 

Koprolitos [09:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
El huevo de IguanodonUn monstruo primigenio liberado ahora en la selva de Nueva GuineaRobert Duncan MilneTraducción de Charlie CharmerParte I    "La goleta Aileen que acaba de regresar de la bahía [...]

KUOW Interview 

New Stories in Stone [00:18:44]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
Today, I was interviewed by Ross Reynolds on The Record on KUOW radio. Here’s a link to the

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: A rugose coral and its encrusters from the Middle Devonian of New York 

Wooster Geologists [06:11:46]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
 Devonian; US
This week’s fossils were found on a most excellent field trip to the Niagara region of New York in August. One of our outcrops was a small patch of gravel in Bethany Center where the Centerfield [...] | Impressum