Dr. Robert Anemone of the University of North Carolina – Greensboro joins the show to talk about how advances in geospatial tech can help paleoanthropologists find productive sites, along with how he’s used it in his real life field work in the Great Divide Basin of Wyoming.
- What to read to learn more:
- Anemone, Robert & Emerson, Charles. (2014). Fossil GPS. Scientific American. 310. 46-51. 10.1038/scientificamerican0514-46.
- Dr. Anemone’s website
- New Geospatial Approaches to the Anthropological Sciences edited by Anemone and Conroy (SAR, 2018)
- Anemone, Robert & Emerson, Charles & Conroy, Glenn. (2011). Finding Fossils in New Ways: An Artificial Neural Network Approach to Predicting the Location of Productive Fossil Localities. Evolutionary anthropology. 20. 169-80. 10.1002/evan.20324.
- What he’s reading for work right now:
- Preventing the Next Pandemic: Vaccine Diplomacy in a Time of Anti-Science by Peter Hotez (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021)
- Skull anatomy and developmental biology
- What he’s consuming for fun: