Uploading tracks Part 2: Dinosaur tracks now available

Well, when I say ‘tracks’, I really mean ‘track.’ I’ve uploaded the Tyrannosaurid track that was described by Manning, Ott, and Falkingham in 2008. This model has actually been available for a while on ResearchGate, but now it’s getting uploaded and assigned a DOI. Now’s as good a time as any to upload this given the recent interesting paper available in PLOS recently by McCrae and colleagues on Tyrannosaurid gregariousness. More dinosaur and other fossil tracks will follow in due course.   Advertisements Continue reading Uploading tracks Part 2: Dinosaur tracks now available

Making 3D data/photographs available Part 1: Neoichnology

  Those of you visiting the site may have noticed a new menu option up top there; ‘Resources’. This is where I’m going to organise and make available data. For now, I’m making a selection of modern tracks available that include mammals, birds, and invertebrates. Such as this Goose footprint and metatarsus impression: Dinosaur tracks will follow some time in the future, as evidenced by the menu option. However, I’m not just throwing these on my own site, oh no! I am uploading zip folders containing both photographs and my own 3D reconstructions made using either VisualSFM or Photoscan (depending … Continue reading Making 3D data/photographs available Part 1: Neoichnology