Category Archives: Berlin

Digitizing entire dinosaurs 1 (digiS 2016)

Last year I received funding to digitize a lot of big bones of the Tendaguru collection from the Museum für Naturkunde’s Bone Cellar. This year, I was lucky to again secure funding from the digiS programme. This time, it’s for … Continue reading

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some more pictures of Tristan the T. rex

When Niels Nielsen, his brother and I sat down to plan the posture for Tristan we faced a few limitation. Obviously, the posture had to be biomechanically possible. We also wanted it plausible, i.e.: we wanted to show the animal … Continue reading

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My awesome digiS project: mass digitizing sauropod bones

Last year I applied for a grant from the Senatskanzlei Berlin for the 2015 digiS funding programme. digiS is a state-wide (i.e. Berlin-wide) programme intended to coordinate and support digitizing efforts.They have an about page on their website that is … Continue reading

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SVP2014 – the wind-up

Today is Sunday, November 2, 2014, which means that the 74th Annual Meeting of the venerable Society of Vertebrate Paleontology will start in less than 72 hours. Hashtag #SVP2014, by the way. Depending on how you count the public lecture … Continue reading

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A digital dino bone

This post is a re-blog, or more accurately the English translation re-blog (with minor alterations to adapt it to pre-existing content here on dinosaurpalaeo), of a post I wrote for the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin‘s blog Museumsdinge. The title roughly … Continue reading

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Theropod-Thursday 46: garden variety beasts

Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. Lately, I’ve been trying to do a photographic inventory of all sorts of garden-variety bird. Our garden, that is. And suddenly sheer dumb luck handed me prime photo opportunities. A Siskinvasion! Ever since a squirrel tilted … Continue reading

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surprise dino-art

Dieser Beitrag auf deutsch. Sometimes, you find dinosaurs in places you’d never expect them. Recently, I went for a walk with our youngest in his stroller, and hit upon this: sorry it’s only a cellphone photo. But this is a … Continue reading

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Mammal Monday 36: lazing on a sunny afternoon again

Yesterday, our fox was back. At 1.30 p.m., inspecting our garden and…..

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stepping into the breach

SV-POW! has been pretty devoid of SV lately (sauropod vertebrae). They did have a few in the latest Sauroposeidon post, and a few caudals further down the page – but overall Matt, Mike and Darren are slackers! Time to step … Continue reading

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Mammal Monday 30: more Berlin wildlife

pre-scheduled post, written 31/07/2012. I am on my way home from Salt lake City. This time, it’s not “our” fox. It’s a young fox I saw this morning. He was inspecting a construction site when I drove by. Luckily, I … Continue reading

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An ode to TXL

Tomorrow in a week I will leave Berlin for Teruel in Spain, to attend the 2012 10th Annual meeting of the EAVP (European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists). I’ll surely blog about the meeting later, for now I would like to … Continue reading

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DigitalFossil 2012: update

A short update on the DigitalFossil 2012 Berlin conference. As of today, there are 43 participants who have either sent talk titles (40), or announced they will take part (3). Most of them are experienced researcher, and I am glad … Continue reading

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Berlin Aquarium: more vintage palaeo art

I’ve shown you some of the palaeo art and the stained glass windows with marine animals of the Berlin Aquarium before. Here are the remaining palaeo art reliefs and tile mosaics, those that grace the front facing not the zoo, … Continue reading

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Dinopic of the Day 18: Iguasnowdon, the Ornithischian Who Came in from the Cold

The Ornithischian Who Came in from the Cold: The Iguanodon model in front of the Berlin Aquarium – previously shown without snow here.

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DigitalFossil Berlin 2012 – Call for Abstracts

For all those who might have missed it: the Call for Abstracts for the meeting in Berlin that Daniela an I are organizing in fall. Spiced up for the visually dominated with a nice digital fossil pic. Dear colleagues, The … Continue reading

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