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SVPCA abstracts online + EAVP abstracts book + more



Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

A number of recent (and not so recent) items that may be of interest:

The Annual Symposium of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy 2014

The abstracts are now online and can be seen by clicking "view"

http://svpca.org/programme/programme.php?year=2014

Or by clicking the links here for Mesozoic stuff:

Davide Foffa et al. A new metriorhynchid from the Oxford Clay
Formation and its implications for the evolution of Geosaurinae

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000001987&prog=on
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Michael Benton et al. Nothosaur foraging tracks from the Middle
Triassic of southwestern China

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000002017&prog=on
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Dean Lomax & Judy Massare. Ichthyosaurus from Somerset: One variable
species or more?

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000001970&prog=on
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Richard Forrest. A plesiosaur from the Aalenian of Ormalingen,
Switzerland or How a creationist web site contributed to science.

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000002013&prog=on
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Roland Sookias et al. First evidence for a monophyletic,
non-monospecific Euparkeriidae, and a reassessment of the Chinese
euparkeriids

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000002012&prog=on
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Colin Palmer. A three dimensional structural model of a large
pterosaur wing: implications for the membrane properties.

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000001949&prog=on
**
David Unwin et al. Hatchling pterosaurs: still in the air, or back on the ground

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000001981&prog=on
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Roger Benson et al. Dinosaur body size maxima driven by global temperature

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000001972&prog=on
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Chris Venditti et al. The evolutionary dynamics of dinosaurian body size

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000001975&prog=on
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Mathew Wedel et al. Pneumatic diverticula associated with the spinal
cord in birds, sauropod dinosaurs, and other ornithodiran archosaurs

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000002004&prog=on
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Robert Nicholls & Donald Henderson. SVPOTW -Sauropod Victim Picture of the Week

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000001962&prog=on
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Michael P. Taylor & Mathew J. Wedel. Slender Giants

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000001961&prog=on
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Donald Henderson & Mathew Wedel. THE LONG TAILS OF SAUROPODS DID NOT
EVOLVE TO COUNTER-BALANCE THEIR LONG NECKS

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000001955&prog=on
**

Jeff Liston et al. Hettangian Lufeng predation: more teeth, more taxa?

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000001953&prog=on
**
David Button et al. Biomechanical trends and functional shifts in
sauropodomorph craniodental evolution

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000001990&prog=on
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Emily Rayfield et al. Morphological and functional variation in the
theropod dinosaur mandible

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000002016&prog=on
**
Tony Thulborn. Some unusual sauropod dinosaur tracks in the Broome
Sandstone (Lower Cretaceous) of Western Australia

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000001983&prog=on
**
Peter Falkingham & Stephen Gatesy. The birth of a dinosaur track:
sub-surface -D motion reconstruction and discrete element simulation
reveal footprint  ontogeny

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000001960&prog=on
**
David Button et al. Biomechanical trends and functional shifts in
sauropodomorph craniodental evolution

http://svpca.org/abstracts/abstract.php?abstID=00000001990&prog=on

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Abstract Book and Field Trip Guide XII Annual Meeting of the European
Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists

Many presentations on Mesozoic  tetrapods (including dinosaurs and
pterosaurs) that may be of interest.

The meeting was back in June 2014. The abstract book can be downloaded
at the link below:

http://www.researchgate.net/publication/263925468_Abstract_Book_and_Field_Trip_Guide_XII_Annual_Meeting_of_the_European_Association_of_Vertebrate_Palaeontologists

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The 2014 International Chronostratigraphic Chart (English) for the
geologic timescale is now available from the International Commission
on Stratigraphy:


http://www.stratigraphy.org/ICSchart/ChronostratChart2014-02.pdf


2013 version in other languages

http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale

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Blogs with charts comparing Dreadnoughtus with the size of other South
American titanosaurs

http://paleoking.blogspot.com/2014/09/dreadnoughtus-truth-and-myth.html

http://blogevolved.blogspot.com/2014/09/the-dreadnought-exposed.html
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