Project Logo for Cretaceous World TCN
We are excited to share our official logo for the Cretaceous World TCN project! It was designed by Dr. Oscar Sanisidro at the University of Kansas.
December 2016 Cretaceous World TCN Update
Digitization Update The Cretaceous World TCN project is off to a great start. In total, >2700 Western Interior Seaway (WIS) localities have been georeferenced, >113,000 WIS specimens have been databased, and >10,000 WIS specimens have been imaged across all of the TCN partner institutions. Other Activities While still under active development by PI Hendricks (Paleontological Research Institution), the Cretaceous Atlas …
Cretaceous Atlas of Ancient Life now online!
The Cretaceous Atlas of Ancient Life–an outreach component of the NSF-supported Cretaceous World TCN Project–is now online: http://www.cretaceousatlas.org The Cretaceous Atlas will gradually grow over the next several years, providing a new resource to help individuals identify and learn about fossils from the ancient Western Interior Seaway. Have a look at the very first fossil added to the Cretaceous Atlas, …
Announcement of the “Cretaceous World” Project
We are excited to announce that we have begun developing two new major additions for the Digital Atlas of Ancient Life: 1) a Cretaceous Atlas for the Western Interior Seaway and 2) a new “open access” digital textbook on paleontology, which may be accessed by clicking on the “Learn” link at the top of this page. These initiatives will be supported by the …
Vase shells added to Neogene Atlas
The lovely vase shell genera Vasum and Hystrivasum have been added to the Neogene Atlas.
Fossil Digitization at #GSA2015
Are you attending the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America in Baltimore Nov. 1-4? If so, make sure to check out the sessions below on all of the awesome fossil specimen digitization and management projects and outreach initiatives going on right now: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 8:00AM-12:00PM in Rm. 318: T97. SPECIMEN-BASED RESEARCH AND THE REALITY OF PALEONTOLOGICAL RESOURCE, SPECIMEN …
Digital Atlas App Now Available
We are excited to announce that an iPad and iPhone app for the Digital Atlas project is now available for free download from the Apple App Store. Check it out now!
Two bivalve families added to the Neogene Atlas
The bivalve families Chamidae and Semelidae were recently added to the Neogene Atlas of Ancient Life.