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The Annual Meeting of The Palaeontological Association 2021 ended again with the Palaeovision Fossil Contest. This is an online, interactive, international competition to decide the Annual Meeting’s favourite fossil for this year. The Paleontology Team (FAU) successfully completed a video about bele...

TERSANE proudly announces its first video release. This is part 1 of 3 videos. Stay tuned for the rest! Part 1 of the mini series on the work of the TERSANE research unit on Temperature related stresses as a unifying principle in ancient extinctions. This video introduces past episodes of catastr...

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Johannes Barth from GZN took part in an interview by Bayerischer Rundfunk about flooding and the concept of sponge city.   https://www.br.de/mediathek/video/besonderer-hochwasserschutz-nuernberg-will-schwammstadt-werden-av:6102e116ac59d700075f7c31

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Former GeoZentrum postdoctoral research, Dr. Femke Holwerda (currently at Dr Betsy Nicholls Postdoctoral Fellow, Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology) together with colleagues at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich and Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET) and Museo Paleontológico Egidio Feruglio (Argentina) has revised Middle Jurassic sauropod Patagosaurus fariasi based on its holotype from Cerro Cóndor North, Cañadón Asfalto Formation, Patagonia, Argentina.