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Friday, 27 March 2020

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Introducing Dineobellator notohesperus 

Letters from Gondwana [22:00:59]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info
  The iconic Velociraptor mongoliensis, described by Osborn in 1924, belongs to the Dromaeosauridae, a family of highly derived small to mid-sized theropod dinosaurs closely related to birds. Their fossils have been found in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, South America and Antarctica. They first appeared in the mid-Jurassic Period, but their fossil record in

Il crocevia preistorico degli Altai: Neandertaliani, Denisovani e una seconda (e recente) migrazione di Neandertaliani europei 

scienzeedintorni [20:39:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
I monti Altai sono una catena montuosa imponente; fanno parte della fascia orogenica dell’Asia centrale, formatasi nel paleozoico durante l’amalgamazione dell’Asia (ne ho parlato in questo post). Dal punto di vista geologico la storia di questo orogene e di tutta l’Asia a nord dell’allineamento Karakorum – Tibet mi affascina tantissimo (non solo perché dalle nostre parti è abbastanza sconosciuta); ma per un’altro dei miei pallini, l’antropologia intesa come storia del genere [...]

More on parameters and rates 

James’ Empty Blog [19:44:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (73 visits) info
So it seems the Govt got the memo (I'll add a link when I see a write-up of Gove's comments). Though their estimate of 3-4 days for the doubling period is still longer than the data indicate - it was probably [...]

Gruta na Arrábida mostra que os Neandertais também eram pescadores 

Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal [16:52:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
Gruta na Arrábida mostra que os neandertais também eram pescadores. Além de alimentos de origem terrestre, os neandertais comiam peixes ósseos, tubarões, golfinhos, focas, tartarugas, imensos moluscos, e [...]

Realistic raptors: pop-culture dromaeosaurs vs current science, part 1 blog [12:14:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
Recently, I shared this image of our greyhound, Beau, next to a Velociraptor* skeleton on social media. Twitter quickly lit up with likes and comments... We test-mounted a Velociraptor skeleton yesterday, [...]

Preserving surface rupture for earthquake science and education: Lessons from Hokudan 2020 

Paleoseismicity [10:16:28]  recommend  recommend this post  (57 visits) info
During January 13-17, in 2020, Hokudan 2020, an international symposium on active faulting, was held in Awaji City, Japan, in order to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Kobe earthquake. Along with recent [...]

Earthquake swarm west of Kópasker village 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [18:54:19]  recommend  recommend this post  (61 visits) info
Today (27-March 2020) an earthquake swarm took place this morning east of the village of Kópasker. This earthquake swarm seems to be mostly over now at the writing of this article. Largest earthquake had a [...]


ARCHEA [13:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
Ichthyosaur Basioccipital Bone / Liam Langley A very exciting find of an Ichthyosaur basioccipital bone. This is the bone next to the skull that connected to the vertebrae. He found this in situ so not very [...]

Jurachic Period 

Koprolitos [10:21:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (61 visits) info
Si hay un periodo del Mesozoico en el que destacaba la elegancia y el refinamiento ese es sin duda, el Jurásico. La finura y el buen gusto que exhibían los diferentes grupos de dinosaurios que componían [...]

Calymene celebra Trilobite from the Joliet formation 

Views of the Mahantango [08:01:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (60 visits) info
Calymene celebra is the state fossil of Wisconsin and a somewhat common fossil in the white/light grey/tan Silurian aged dolostones that can be found across a number of midwest states. Rocks like this [...] | Impressum