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SeAVP 2016

Abstracts Abstract submission begins: March 8, 2016 Abstract submission closes: April 8, 2016 Submission format should follow the 2011 SEAVP Abstract book. Word limit: 300 Lead author should specify if they wish an oral or poster presentation. Oral presentations will be … Continue reading

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Save the Date! SeAVP 2016

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SeAVP Day 2, Museum Hopping, and National Fossil Day!

Day 2 of SeAVP: Field trip day! Kat Turk, former VMNH intern, and I attended the field trip to Smith County Lime Pit, Sylvarena, MS. This quarry containing 4 Oligocene formations: Marianna, Byram, Glendon, and Bucatunna. The majority of the … Continue reading

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SeAVP meeting afternoon session

After lunch, Timothy Gaudin, Greg McDonald, and Ascanio Rincón kicked off the afternoon session by looking at the relationships within the sloth family Megalonychidae, which includes such diverse forms as the extinct giant ground sloth Megalonyx and the extant two-toed sloth Choloepus (above … Continue reading

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SeAVP meeting morning session

The SeAVP meeting has grown over the years, and with 28 presentations and posters I’ve decided to break it up into two posts. The Fourth Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Association of Vertebrate Paleontology got underway this morning with a … Continue reading

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Lead-in to SeAVP

One of the great joys of attending paleontology meetings is the opportunity to visit the host museum (there usually is one). Doing paleontological research generally requires visiting museums to see specimens , but travel is expensive and paleontologists are never … Continue reading

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Third SeAVP meeting, Day 2

We had a much lighter session today, with only two talks and the poster session. Blaine Schubert, Steven Wallace and Leopoldo Soibelzon discussed features that can be used to identify tremarctine bears such as the modern spectacled bear; this was … Continue reading

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