Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007
Photo by Submitted
local picture
Students from Wright State's Celina and Dayton campuses explore a dig site in South Dakota with chisels, awls and brushes. It's meticulous work to uncover an object without damaging it in the process. Once this 300-pound hadrosaur bone is resting on the equivalent of an earth pedestal, they begin preparing a field jacket using layers of aluminum foil and quick-drying plaster, shown in the picture at right. When that area dries and holds the fragile bone in place, they'll carefully turn over the bone and prepare the exposed side with foil and plaster.
Online story associated with this photograph
A group of geology students at Wright State University-Lake Campus have a big project ahead of them - restoration of a 250-million-year-old bone they dug up and brought back from the South Dakota Badlands. The 300-pound bone fr . . .
Additional pictures for this date
local picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picture
a_d
Tuesday Night
34°
Mostly Clear
Wednesday
60°
Mostly Sunny
3%
Wednesday Night
46°
Mostly Clear
13%
Thursday
70°
Rain Showers Likely
73%
Thursday Night
46°
Rain Showers
80%
Friday
54°
Rain Showers
100%
Friday Night
30°
Rain Showers Likely
74%
Saturday
44°
Partly Sunny
13%
Saturday Night
36°
Mostly Cloudy
16%
Sunday
53°
Mostly Cloudy
11%
Sunday Night
42°
Partly Cloudy
10%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d