Digital Media + Geology

  • Research History – 2000 Dinosaur Dig

    The intention of the Earthquake Dinosaurs website is to engage an online community with the opportunity to be engaged with research focused on the dinosaurs and other Jurassic fossils from the shores of the Bay of Fundy.  The name Earthquake Dinosaurs refers to the importance that tectonics, the break of Pangaea and the formation of…

  • 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,…

  • Baby dinosaur vertebra

    One of the most interesting bone fragments recovered from the Jurassic lake shoreline sediment samples collected in 2008 is a small cervical (neck) vertebra.  The tiny neck vertebra is as long as your finger is wide.  The entire animal would have been small – an annual hatchling perhaps that was approximately 35 cm in length…