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Monday, 10 August 2015

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First Record of a Lagerpetid Dinosauromorph from the Late Triassic of Argentina 

Chinleana [2015-08-10 08:31:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (65 visits) info

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Martínez, R. N., Apaldetti, C., Correa, G. A., and D. Abelín. 2015. A Norian lagerpetid dinosauromorph from the Quebrada del Barro Formation, northwestern Argentina. Ameghiniana (future issue) doi:10.5710/AMGH.21.06.2015.2894Abstract: The early evolution of Ornithodira, the clade that includes pterosaurs and dinosaurs, is poorly known. Until a decade ago, the basal radiation of

Dr. Philip Currie Speaking at the CMNH Friday, April 10th 

Palaeoblog [2015-04-10 00:41:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (39 visits) info

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If you're in the Cleveland, Ohio area, Dr. Philip Currie will be giving a talk on Friday April 10th at 7pm on 'Dinosaurs at the end of Earth: Antarctica and Argentina' as part of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History's Explorer

The Southern Cone of South America 

Earthly Musings [2015-03-19 16:22:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (54 visits) info

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I am sorry I was not able to post pictures from my recent South America trip with Smithsonian Journey's. I experienced some computer problems and/or was in places with limited or no internet service (yes, places like that still exist). But here are a few now with more to follow.This was taken from my room at the Las Yamanas Hotel on the shores of the Beagle Channel. The photo was taken in Ushuaia, Argentina but across the channel is Chile. The channel, named after the ship Charles Darwin sailed [...]

Um (titanossáurio) gigante e sem medo! 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [2015-01-28 10:02:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (45 visits) info
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Já não é propriamente novidade, Dreadnoughtus schrani foi um dos titanosáurios descobertos ao largo do ano de 2014. Este estudo foi liderado por Kenneth J. Lacovara, no qual se sumaram mais 16 autores, e teve como objectivo a breve descrição num dos maiores saurópodes encontrados no Cretácico. Esta descoberta vem assim aumentar a diversidade (que já não é pequena) de saurópodes

Curso de Posgrado en San Miguel de Tucumán (Argentina) 

Paleobiologia del Neogen Mediterrani [2014-11-28 13:34:58]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info

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Lo siento, ¡esta entrada llega con demasiado retraso! (la publica Rosa, pero la escribe Jordi!).Os cuento hoy una actividad que me ilusionó mucho desde el momento en que la propuso el Dr. Carlos Cónsole, durante su pasada estancia entre nosotros.El hecho es que entre el 26 de mayo y el 2 de junio de 2014 impartí un curso de posgrado de 60 horas titulado "Tafonomía: Fundamentos y aplicaciones en geología, paleontología y arqueología" en la Facultad de Ciencias Naturales e Instituto [...]

Description of the Ornithosuchid Archosaurian Venaticosuchus rusconii from the Late Triassic of Argentina and the Phylogeny of the Ornithosuchidae 

Chinleana [2014-11-06 00:57:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (36 visits) info

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Von Baczko, M. B., Desojo, J. B., and D. Pol. 2014. Anatomy and phylogenetic position of Venaticosuchus rusconii Bonaparte, 1970 (Archosauria, Pseudosuchia), from the Ischigualasto Formation (Late Triassic), La Rioja, Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34:1342-1356 DOI:10.1080/02724634.2014.860150Abstract - Ornithosuchidae is a group of Late Triassic pseudosuchian

El hiperdesarrollado cráneo de Mapusaurus 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [2014-10-29 09:52:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (27 visits) info
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La heterocronía, o lo que es lo mismo, los cambios evolutivos que implican una variación temporal de la tasa de cambio que se produce en un carácter de un organismo respecto a su antecesor, es uno de los procesos más importantes que se producen a lo largo de la evolución. Para realizar un estudio sobre el papel que toma la heterocronía en la historia evolutiva de un grupo es

In the footsteps of Charles Darwin: Geological excursion into the Central Andes 

Wooster Geologists [2014-10-02 02:58:21]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info

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MENDOZA, ARGENTINA–Today I had one of the finest geological field trips in my life. The scenery was stunning, the geology extraordinary, and the history deeply moving. Being able to share the experience with so many of my geologist friends, old and new, was a bonus. I also thought how much my Wooster Geology colleagues would

Nothing quite like the feeling of completing your presentation: Day 2 of the International Palaeontological Congress 

Wooster Geologists [2014-09-30 23:19:39]  recommend  recommend this post  (43 visits) info
MENDOZA, ARGENTINA–I promise, the images will be much more interesting in the next post! Today we concentrated on talks. I finally was able to deliver mine in the same session as Leif Tapanila above. It was a crowded little room, but the presentations kept us well entertained and informed. I learned a lesson: without any

IPC4 Day 1 – Using the past to inform the present 

Green Tea and Velociraptors [2014-09-30 14:53:02]  recommend  recommend this post  (37 visits) info

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Welcome to the fourth International Palaeontology Congress! 900 palaeontologists have piled into the land of steak, sun, and malbec in Mendoza, Argentina, for the biggest palaeontology conference that draws from all parts of the field. What I want to do with these posts is just provide snapshot summaries of the talks I’ve been at to

Triassic Research at the 4th International Paleontology Congress - 2014 

Chinleana [2014-09-30 07:56:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info

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Wishing I could have joined my colleagues this week for the 4th International Paleontology Congress in Mendoza, Argentina.  There is a large amount of Triassic research being presented at this meeting. Here is the link to the abstract

The Fourth International Palaeontological Congress starts well 

Wooster Geologists [2014-09-30 00:24:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (49 visits) info
MENDOZA, ARGENTINA–After an excellent opening lecture last night by Dr. Beatriz Aguirre-Urreta (“Palaeontology in the Southern Hemisphere: Benchmarks in the History of Discovery and Research”), we got down to the technical talks today in the Mendoza Sheraton for the 4th International Paleontological Congress. There were many presentations to choose from, as usual, so I had

Wooster Geologist over the Andes 

Wooster Geologists [2014-09-27 19:24:53]  recommend  recommend this post  (39 visits) info

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MENDOZA, ARGENTINA–I have just arrived in Argentina for the Fourth International Palaeontological Congress to be held in this city all next week. I thank me colleagues at Wooster for making this possible, especially Shelley Judge who is teaching my History of Life class in my absence. I also thank the Faculty Development Fund at Wooster.

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A crinoid calyx from the Upper Ordovician of southern Ohio 

Wooster Geologists [2014-09-26 07:52:44]  recommend  recommend this post  (32 visits) info

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This week’s contribution from the Wooster collections will be short. If all is going well, as this is posted I’m on my way to the Fourth International Palaeontological Congress in Mendoza, Argentina. I hope to have a few posts from that exotic place! The fossil above is the crown of a monobathrid crinoid called Xenocrinus

Granchio indeterminato Crab Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [2014-09-04 03:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (54 visits) info

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Here is a picture of a Granchio indeterminato crab fossil at the Museo di Paleontologia at Sapienza University of Rome Italy. Creatures like this existed in the Miocene Epoch of Neogene Period. Fossil was found in Argentina. Image taken in June

September 1, 2014 

Geology.com News [2014-09-01 08:10:17]  recommend  recommend this post  (34 visits) info

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Shale Gas Basins in Argentina Energy Information Administration Homeowner Tips for Saving Water United States Environmental Protection Agency Eruptions in Iceland and Rabaul Eruptions Blog Surging Deliveries of Oil by Rail USA Today So, You Think Yellowstone Is About to Erupt Eruptions Blog Shortage of Coal Throttles Indian Power Plants Mining.com Gold Miners in Nicaragua

Un poco de paleobiología de titanosaurios sudamericanos 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [2014-08-21 09:44:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (31 visits) info
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Los mayores avances en el conocimiento de los titanosaurios se han llevado a cabo en tiempos recientes, apenas los últimos quince años. Especialmente en campos de la paleobiología como la neumaticidad, ontogenia y reproducción, neuroanatomía, etc. Los abundantes y diversos restos de titanosaurios encontrados en América del Sur han permitido parte de estos avances. Así como sitios

Elena Cuesta protagoniza "Paleontólogos por el mundo" 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [2014-07-18 11:37:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (27 visits) info

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Mientras Concavenator (o "konkabenatoru", como lo llaman allí) lo peta en tierras niponas gracias a la exposición "Dinosaurios maravillosos de España", Elena Cuesta, quien está realizando su tesis doctoral sobre "Pepito", anda pululando por la otra punta del globo. Elena se encuentra en una estancia de tres meses en Argentina, y está recorriendo los distintos museos del país para comparar

Encantos del Museo Paleontológico Egidio Feruglio 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [2014-06-29 12:27:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (37 visits) info

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Trelew, una ciudad de la provincia patagónica de Chubut, se caracteriza por sus lagunas, sus aires galeses, su cercanía al mar, la posibilidad de acercarte a realizar avistamientos de ballenas, de rodearte de los majísimos pingüinos de Magallanes pero, sobre todo, por ser lugar de ubicación del Museo Paleontológico Egidio Feruglio. El Museo cuenta con una pequeña pero interesante exposición

Visitando el Museo Argentino de Ciencas Naturales 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [2014-06-10 08:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info

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Desde el otro lado del Atlántico recibimos noticias de nuestra enviada especial a Tierras Argentinas que se encuentra revisando material de las colecciones de Carcharodontosauridos y otros grupos de terópodos. La primera parada de este gran viaje ha sido la visita al Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" en la capital de Buenos Aires. El museo se encuentra situado en
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