Field Mapping on Fundy Shore

Location, location, location – the three important factors of real estate …. are just as important in paleontology.  A fossil is nothing, when out of context.  A fossil has scientific and historical value only when the details of its original location are well documented. the location and orientation of each bone is carefully documented when… Continue reading Field Mapping on Fundy Shore

Samples in Microscope

There were multiple trips to the research site during the summer of 2012. Observations were made about new sedimentary features visible after the recent erosion, and several successful samples of lake-shore sediment filled with fossil specimens were collected for processing “back in the lab”. NOTE:  All specimens were collected under a Nova Scotia Research Permit,… Continue reading Samples in Microscope

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