dinosaur sites, by the dozen …

Broome has become an international sensation in the world of paleo science, with up to 200 kms of sandstone reef shelves covered in dinosaur stories. Their footprints now provide enough research materials for decades and more.

Dr Steve Salisbury is one of the primary researchers to come back year after year, with new tools, such as camera toting drones.

Awesome research Dr Steve Salisbury and your team.
FOR just a few precious days every year a few lucky people can glance 66 million years into the past as the surf rolls back low enough on the Kimberley coast to reveal the wonderland of dinosaur footprints on its rocky ocean platforms.
The tide will be that low again in mid-July and a team of researchers, lead by University of Queensland’s Steve Salisbury, will again make its pilgrimage to Broome to build on their thrilling body of research.
It’s a massive project; they have 50 sites to study, each the size of a large quarry and each with a different dinosaur story.© Kandy Curran

A big change for Dr Salisbury, after recently returning from icy cold Vega Island at West Antarctica with ‘truckloads’ of samples.

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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