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Dinosaur Tracks and Trackways
This University of Bristol page discusses the process and importance of studying dinosaur tracks and trackways. Beginning with footprint morphology and preservation, it covers track taphonomy, ichnotaxonomy, dinosaur posture and stance, behavior, gait and speed, paleoecology and how to identify the trackmaker. Links are provided for additional resources.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-568
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: University of Bristol Department of Earth Sciences
http://www.gly.bris.ac.uk/

Author: Myles J. McLeod
University of Bristol Department of Earth Sciences