Category Archives: Stegosaurus

Osteoderm distribution does not significantly influence the center of mass of stegosaurs

Today, a new paper came out in Fossil Record, a journal that as of Jan 1, 2014 is open access (so go read the paper! It’s free). The paper tests hypotheses about the position of the centre of mass (COM) … Continue reading

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Stegosaur photogrammetry – more WOW!

Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. Last year, I spent a great day at the RBINS (Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences), a day during which I took tons of photos. Of their Iguanodons, of their other dinosaurs, specifically of their Stan … Continue reading

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Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 5.1: SMA

Today, let’s check out the Sauriermuseum Aathal! Previously, I already posted pics of their wonderful Camarasaurus specimen “E.T.”, but the SMA has much more to offer. In the words of Martin Sander, head of the Research Group on Sauropod Gigantism, … Continue reading

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Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 4.2: More SMA dig

Previously, I showed a total of the digsite as it was roughly at middle of my stay at the Sauriermuseum’s dig season 2003. It is the Howe-Stephens-Quarry, a scant 100 meters I guess from the Howe Quarry, but situated some … Continue reading

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Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 4: The SMA’s dig in Wyoming 1

During my great US trip in 2003 I visited many museums and spent a lot of time camping in the Rockies, Shoshone National Forest, Yellowstone, and many other places. The highlight, however, was volunteering at the dinosaur dig of the … Continue reading

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Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 3.1: Denver 1

This is the next installment in my series of posts on the best holiday/field trip/museum trip combo I ever took. Previous posts covered (part of) the AMNH visit and my stint in Salt Lake City. From there I drove to … Continue reading

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Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 1.1

This is going to be an irregular series of posts on places I’ve traveled to in order to study, dig or just see dinosaurs. Geological field trips may be included, too, and the stories and pictures will not be limited … Continue reading

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