Monthly Archives: December 2011

Oakes Quarry Park

Administrative duties and exhibits have kept me away from the blog for the last few weeks. I somehow found the time to take an actual non-working (mostly) vacation this week (my first one in years), and that’s given me a … Continue reading

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In memoriam: Arnold Bouma

Over the weekend I learned of the passing of geologist Arnold Bouma last Friday. Dr. Bouma served on my doctoral committee at LSU for several years, although he was on sabbatical the semester I graduated. During my first year in … Continue reading

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From the Collections Room (Squatina)

Over the last month I’ve had to take on additional administrative and exhibit-related duties at the museum, and that has put a crimp into my ability to blog or get any work done in the lab. On the plus side, … Continue reading

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Giant Eocene sea snake from Carmel Church

While I was out of town volunteer Ward Littlefield began preparation of a small Carmel Church jacket that we collected several years ago. The jacket mostly contained rather run-of-the-mill shark teeth and whale bones, but there was one unusual specimen … Continue reading

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