New paper out today in Royal Society Interface, that I’m rather excited to be a co-author on. Led by Dr Kristen Crandell from Bangor University, and with her former undergrad Rowan Howe (I believe it start out as his undergrad … Continue reading Kingfishers, their beaks, and diving – Physical Modeling and CFD.
For the last couple of days and nights, I’ve been doing my best to try and get my Maya scripts working to convert XROMM animations into input files for LIGGGHTS. I’ve previously done this for my paper with Stephen Gatesy, … Continue reading I really dislike rotation maths!
New paper in Proc B on Cambrian Echinoderm Hydrodynamics Continue reading Cambrian Echinoderm Computational Fluid Dynamics
[This post is about a new paper available freely here] In 2012* with colleagues at Manchester we published a paper entitled ‘The ‘Goldilocks’ effect : preservation bias in vertebrate track assemblages.’ If I were to give you a simple one-liner for the paper, it would completely undermine the effort went into the paper… that if sediment is too soft, you sink and can’t walk over it, and if sediment is too hard, you won’t leave footprints. This necessary ‘just right’ characteristic was what lead my co-author Lee Margetts, who was also one of my PhD supervisors, to coin the term … Continue reading Stop being so picky, Goldilocks