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Earth Science Week - Ask a Geologist live!

Earth Science Week 2015 is already underway, and as per tradition, we will be hosting #askageologist sessions on twitter every day with five brilliant scientists. All you have to do is use the hashtag to ask them your questions! 221 more words


Stomata in the fossil Quercus delavayi complex

Evolution of stomatal and trichome density of the Quercus delavayi complex since the late Miocene

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Stomata in ginkgophyte fossils

Photo credit: Open i

Figure 9: Abaxial cuticles of the O-ha-tsuki leaf of Ginkgo biloba. a: Abaxial cuticle of the lamina with two costal rows without stomata and two intercostal areas with numerous stomatal complexes (inventory number Herbarium BOZ PVASC15174). 672 more words


Joggins Fossil Cliffs; Nova Scotia, Canada

Canada, 7/8/2015

When Sam and I were planning our camping trip for this past summer, the original plan was to head to Nova Scotia…the end.  In discussing whether to drive straight through or head up to Portland for the ferry, Sam happened to mention including Acadia National Park on the itinerary; drive there then drive on.  861 more words


Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center

  • Cost: $9/adult, $7/child 12 and under, children 2 and under are free
  • Distance from Rochester roughly 80 minutes / 80 miles (get directions)
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Dinosaurs in Minnesota: Fossil claw found in Iron Range has scientists excited

Did dinosaurs once roam Minnesota?

Until recently, there was little evidence to suggest any lived here at all, but the latest in a string of stunning discoveries is adding weight to the idea that the “terrible lizards” did indeed live in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. 342 more words