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  • Views of Blomidon

    Views of Blomidon

    There is perhaps no other landscape feature in Nova Scotia that has a longer and more significant impact than the Minas Basin views of Blomidon. The depictions of “Blow Me Down” go back to 1800s due to the importance of the transportation route into the Minas Basin during the age of sail. Charles Lyell drew…

  • Digital Innovation in 2000

    I was looking back at field notes and photographs from the “Dinosaur Expedition 2000” online web updates. These images and written notes and labels all contain important data that was obtained during the two week long collection of new dinosaur bones at the site. The project proved to be innovative in the level of online…

  • Good Weather for Dino Dig

    Paleontology field-research requires hard and laboring work, but this year’s field season was particularly hot along the shore of the Minas Basin in Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy. The truck arrived on Friday August 9th. The gear was loaded and the crew was ready to go.  A tightly secured tarp was used to keep the…