My 2013 SVP odyssey.
I’m lazy, so instead of writing an actual post about my Vert Paleo meeting, I’ve storifyied (is that a word?) my tweets from the meeting. Share and enjoy!
4DBio’s #2013 SVP
Back in Eugene! is over for the University of Oregon crew.
Crossing the Siskiyou Summit into Oregon.
Olive consumption complete. Onward to Oregon!
Almost back to Corning CA, the olive capital!
Mini-symposium on in the San Francisco room has me happy to be alive!
Holroyd: We need to be explicit about the number of specimens that we _don’t_ identify as well as what we do.
I’m busily taking all of the snark out of the meeting version of my talk so I can upload it for the afternoon’s session.
Poster day! Come see my undergrad minion talk about baby oreodonts! I’ll be nearby, talking about variability in agriochoeres!
A wayward Longisquama in the poster session at (PS, we’re from the same undergrad lab!)
I’m getting some good interest in the Omomyids that half of sent to
Don’t miss our stuffie Rakomeryx at poster 19 this afternoon!
Mihlbachler: We have yet to reach Peak Brontothere, but we have had to resort to brontothere to find small species.
Be sure to check out my students’ posters: 17, 18, 19. We have 3D oreodonts, baby oreodonts, and a stuffie Rakomeryx.
Head: Fish constricting snakes!
I’m riding LA back to . I am surprised how many folks are in the trains. Who says LA is a car-only city?
We’re gonna need a bigger plane.
Briliant logistic reg of predator-prey interactions by Koch et al. Are African ecosystems more stable than pre-ecxtinction NAm?
. suggests that climate change + human population change combined to make stronger intensity in S SAmerica
I’m surprised at the number of audible cell ringers at . Please silence your phones!
Today has been a festival of talks at . Now we get to learn about hypsodonty in South America from Caroline Stromberg.
Titanoboa may be >14m long, based on new skull fossils.
Made it to . No tweets this morning because there was too much Science!
I agree, makes more sense, but I’ve already gotten used to …
300 miles left to ! 4.5 hours. Ish.
Only 400 miles to ! I can almost taste it! And by taste, I mean imagine being there.
While on the way to , and are planning an epic equid rap battle.
I want to introduce you to Meaghan, of . She has a new cave site to chat about.
Egads! I’m on a trip across country and I still have my pocket knife and my toiletries aren’t in a ziploc bag! I must be driving to
Headed to the to look for a Panama hat to complete my Alan Grant costume.
I think there is room for one more in the .
Jack Horner will have to dress up to Alan grant like the rest of us. inspiration != costume
I’m having a crazy day at , as we move all the specimens for and approve illustrations before leaving for
In fact, I wonder if we could get an army of Alan Grants (of both sexes) at the meeting. An Alan Grant !!!??
My current top idea for at is Alan Grant from .