About eDinos

The eDinos pages are produced by Dr. Tim Fedak – a museum curator and palaeontologist in Nova Scotia.

eDinos inspires interest in science and discovery through engaging a global community in palaeontology research projects.

Field Research

The eDinos site follows active research projects, which includes field work to document and collect new fossil specimens. Some field work includes larger teams that include students and volunteers.  If you are interested in learning more about participating in a field research experience, contact us to learn more about our field research program.

 

3D Digital Methods

Many of the eDinos projects include the use of 3D digital scanning technology to create high-resolution 3D models of the eroding shoreline and fossils being studied. Photogrammetry and 3D animation software are used to develop new visual analysis of coastal shorelines and the fossils.

Research Based Principles

Scientists leading this project are members of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology and all work done here is in accordance with SVP ethics and guidelines. Anyone conducting field research in Nova Scotia requires an a permit from Special Places Protection Office.

Funding for projects described in the eDinos website has been supported by:

  • National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
  • The Jurassic Foundation
  • Nova Scotia Museum Research Grant Program
  • Royal Geographic Society Research Grant Program