Myself navigating ScanStudio on the projector, as Justy describes what I'm doing.

3D Digitization Workshop

This week I was lucky enough to have attended a workshop titled “3D Digitization of Fossils for Educators and Citizen … Continue

SPNHC 2015 Logo

SPNHC 2015!

This week the FLMNH hosted the annual Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections’ conference. I was lucky enough … Continue

Museum intern Justy Alicea (left) and SMIF technician Jimmy Thostenson set up the CT scanner using a live X-ray image of teeth inside the scanner. (Photo courtesy of Andrea De Renzis)

A Guide to Digital Paleontology

[This is the unabridged version of museum interns Andrea De Renzis and Justy Alicea’s April 2015 eNewsletter article.] Traditional specimen-based … Continue

Work in progress surface scan of fossil turtle.

Digital Paleontology

I think many people these days are familiar with CT scanning, or its cousin, the MRI, even more so. But many … Continue

Spring Interns

Spring Interns in the news

Journalist Irlanda Sotillo and Photographer Maydeé Romero Sprang recently visited the Center for Tropical Paleoecology and Archeology (CTPA) of the … Continue


Making Maps in R

This past week was a busy one in the field, due to all those who joined us during University of Florida’s spring … Continue

Museum Intern Will Tifft takes a swing at a difficult layer of Las Palmas along the Panama Canal.

Spring Break in Panama

This week 15 additional people descended on the Panama Canal – the University of Florida Spring Break crew has arrived. … Continue