Monthly Archives: April 2014

From the Collections Room (Pseudopolycentropodes)

Christina has been making steady progress photographing the Solite insects, a project that is being paid for by the National Science Foundation. Waterbugs, likely from the family Notonectidae, are probably the most common insects at the site, but the insects are actually … Continue reading

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Boonshoft’s beaver almost finished

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, we’ve been reconstructing a second copy of the Joseph Moore Museum’s giant beaver skeleton, this time for display at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. As you can see above, we’re almost finished.

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SE-GSA meeting, Day 2

The Southeastern GSA meeting wrapped up today with a full slate of talks and posters. I spent a little more time in talks today, including several in a Paleontological Society symposium in honor of Richard Bambach.

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SE-GSA meeting, Day 1

Today was the first full day of the Southeastern GSA meeting. As I expected, running an exhibit booth has put a bit of a crimp in my ability to attend talks, even with Ray, Christina, Ashley, and Brett all helping. … Continue reading

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Geological Society of America Southeast Section meeting

This evening is the opening reception of the GSA southeast section meeting, which is being held this year in Blacksburg, VA at Virginia Tech. VMNH will have a big presence at the meeting; the entire Paleontology and Earth Science departments … Continue reading

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