- March Flies: Bibonidae
Blog Post - Heidi Henderson - May 31 2009 - 8:14pm
- Umpque to Astoria.. the Shaping of Western Oregon
Had you been swimming with the marine fossils that were laid down in the Eocene Epoch in Oregon, some 55 to 38 million years ago, you'd be treading water right up to where the Cascade Mountains are today. The Farallon Plate took a turn north some 57 ...
Blog Post - Heidi Henderson - Oct 15 2009 - 1:01pm
- Haida Gwaii: Fossil Collecting At The Edge Of The World
Article - Heidi Henderson - Jul 21 2009 - 4:29pm
- Fossil Collecting an Ancient Arc
Blog Post - Heidi Henderson - Jul 6 2009 - 5:18pm
- Ancient Climate Change And California's Coast- The Sierra Nevada Mountains
If you live in California, Bakersfield is just a place where farming mega-corporations grow a lot of stuff. If you're remotely literate, you remember it as the 'Promised Land' the "Okies" left home for in The Grapes of Wrath. If ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 8 2009 - 11:54am
- Lost World Shropshire? Mammoths In England Found To Be Most Recent Yet
Some mammoths remained part of British wildlife long after they were believed (scientifically) to have become extinct, according to research published today in the Geological Journal. Analysis of both the bones and the surrounding environment in Shropshire ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 17 2009 - 2:01pm
- Psittacosaurus Gobiensis- New Dinosaur Discovered In Gobi Desert
If we're lucky, fossils can at least tell us whether an extinct species was carnivore or vegetarian but the skull characteristics of a new species of parrot-beaked dinosaur and its associated gizzard stones indicate that the animal fed on nuts and/or ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 17 2009 - 10:05am
- Limusaurus Inextricabilis- Birdlike Dinosaur May Have Clues To Finger Evolution
Scientists who discovered a beaked, plant-eating dinosaur in China called Limusaurus inextricabilis ("mire lizard who could not escape") say it demonstrates that theropod, or bird-footed, dinosaurs were more ecologically diverse in the Jurassic ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 17 2009 - 6:19pm
- Homer's Odyssey Fossils Of Crete
The islands of the Aegean are peaks of underwater mountains that extend out from the mainland. Crete is the last of this range and boasts a diverse beauty from its high mountains of Psiloritis, Lefka Ori, Dikti, to its ocean caressed pink sand beaches. ...
Article - Heidi Henderson - Jun 24 2009 - 1:39pm
- Apatosaurus Louisae And Other Dinosaur Masses Mistakenly Supersized, Says Study
The largest animals ever to have walked the face of the earth just got a little smaller, according to a paper published today in the Zoological Society of London's Journal of Zoology. Why aren't they as big as previously thought? The researcher ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 21 2009 - 10:42pm