Monthly Archives: September 2009

Developing a measurement protocol, part 1

By now, those of you who have been entering data from the literature — and maybe even more those who have been measuring bones themselves — will have noticed that it’s not quite as straightforward as it sounds.  Some bones … Continue reading

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Status Report

The ODP’s team members are amazing. Today we passed 200 verified entries – in fact, we rocketed past it to 228 verified entries! We’ve got 118 unverified entries, and ~45 that are in the que for final checking. And now, … Continue reading

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Key Concepts: Osteology I (The Forelimb)

Osteology is the study of bones. Recognizing that not everyone here is completely familiar with all of the relevant names and features, this post will cover a brief tutorial of limb osteology and terminology in dinosaurs. Broadly speaking, anatomists usually … Continue reading

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Andy Farke interviewed on People You Don’t Know

Want to know more about your project leader Andy Farke?  He’s evidently too modest to mention it himself, but there’s an excellent audio interview with Andy up now up at People You Don’t Know.  The first half-hour of the show … Continue reading

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Update and Important Info for Contributors

Data entry is really cranking along now! At present, we have 198 verified, 144 unverified, and around 30 entries to be compared and added to the verified list (more on this below). This adds up to around 375 total entries … Continue reading

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If You Haven’t Entered Data Yet. . .

Now’s your chance! In an effort to broaden participation, I’d like to reserve the papers listed at the end of this post for those who have not yet submitted any data and do not have access to a large personal … Continue reading

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Get an ODP T-shirt, mug or mouse-mat

I wanted to make Open Dinosaur Project T-shirts for Andy, Matt and me to wear at SVP, so since I’ve gone to the trouble of putting them together, I figured I may as well let anyone else who wants one … Continue reading

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