Long Distance Prospecting – #365papers – 2018 – 61

Conroy, Emerson, Anemone, and Townsend, 2012, Let your fingers do the walking: A simple spectral signature model for “remote” fossil prospecting: Journal of Human Evolution, v. 63, p. 79-84. What’s it about? The authors demonstrate the utility of satellite imagery combined with surface observations and GIS software to make predictions about where fossil localities mayContinue reading “Long Distance Prospecting – #365papers – 2018 – 61”

There and Back Again – #Paleontology Field Work 2018 – Days 3, 4, and 5

The past three days, I’ve caught myself in a wireless signal vacuum, which is why I’m only now writing something. Two days ago (day 3, for those counting), I drove through the rest of Nebraska and into Wyoming until my stopping point at the Virginian Hotel in Medicine Bow, Wyoming. There I met up withContinue reading “There and Back Again – #Paleontology Field Work 2018 – Days 3, 4, and 5”

Fieldwork Travelogue: The Mummified Fauna of Natural Trap Cave #NTCave15

Though it was nearly two weeks ago that I left Natural Trap Cave, there are still things I’d like to post about it. One of the fascinating things about the cave is that it is, in fact, a natural trap. Though there is a grate over the top preventing large animals from falling in, smallContinue reading “Fieldwork Travelogue: The Mummified Fauna of Natural Trap Cave #NTCave15”