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Re: Geophlyobuilder



evelyn sobielski writes:

Now this sounds interesting... if it can be integrated
with paleomap overlays, that is:


Geophylobuilder 1.0: an Arcgis extension for creating
‘geophylogenies’
DAVID M. KIDD and XIANHUA LIU
doi:10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01925.x



I wonder where you can get digital data representing past continental positions? And what happens if your fossil dataset spans such a long period of time that continents change positions dramatically? Your typical GIS doesn't handle temporal changes very well.


(and at last - a subject I'm actually qualified to comment on!)

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Dann Pigdon
GIS / Archaeologist              http://geo_cities.com/dannsdinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia             http://heretichides.soffiles.com
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