Category: Frazer Bird

Palae-Mo (day 16)

Frazer proves that the Mo does not stop work in the palaeo lab.. Enjoying the Palaeo-Mo’s? If so for more picture and and the opportunity to donate visit the OU Roc Soc team┬áMovember pages. For more Open University Mos’

Palae-MO (day 9)

It is Movember (raising awaerness of mens health issues) and Frazer and Will have joined the OU Roc Soc team in growing their Mo’s: Please support the Palae-Mo by donating at: http://uk.movember.com/team/725605 Check back soon for more Mo updates…

The Mighty Midge

CHIRONOMIDAE AS A PALAEO-ECOLOGICAL TOOL Chironomidae is a family of two-winged flies more commonly referred to as non biting midges. This diverse group of insects have been known for a long time to be sensitive environmental indicators. Early research in the field showed that…

Thinking about proxies

COMMENT ON DISCUSSION OF PROXIES IN┬áHUNTLEY (2012) All areas of research have strengths and limitations which are readily acknowledged by the scientists involved. The reconstruction of past climates (palaeoclimates) from biological indicators contained within the fossil record (proxies) presents some specific challenges; for example…