Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Day 4

Amber finds a bone
Gen finds a bone
A centrum
The crew do warm-up exercises
The crew at work
Mike finds a fossil
Jeremy finds a fossil

Day 3

Interesting bone from the hole
Nick in the hole with the rock saw
Robert, Mike and Eve
Nick rock sawing
Adrienne finds a fossil
Wendy acts as a toilet paper dispenser
Helen finds a fossil

Monday, 8 February 2016

Gazing out to sea

Nick gazes out to sea
Miklos gazes out to sea
Chantelle gazes out to sea
Corrie and Miklos gaze out to sea
Half the crew gazes out to sea
Amber gazes out to sea

Sun 7th Feb - A full day on site

James finds a fossil
Lisa finds a fossil
A pretty vertebra
Ali finds a fossil
Eve finds a fossil
Mary finds a fossil
Mary's lovely fossil

Saturday 6th Feb - first day at site

Gen finds "bone of the day"
Ben breaks rock
Adele with a fossil
A large limb in cross section

Monday, 1 February 2016

Pat Vickers Rich AO‏

For those who missed the announcement on Australia Day, Dr Patricia Vickers Rich has been apointed an Officer (AO) in the General Division of The Order of Australia. This honour was awarded for distinguished service to the earth sciences, particularly palaeontology, as an academic, to education curriculum development, and to international scientific organisations.

You can find more details on the website of the Governor-General of Australia.

Congratulations, Pat!

Sunday, 31 January 2016

Cooking up a storm

Today we made some of the pre-cooked frozen meals for the dig, under the watchful eye of chief chef Corrie. I think they're looking pretty good!
The meat lasagnas cooling
The vege lasagnas in the oven
Pasties ready for the oven
Lasagnas and pasties