Biogeography

Science at FMNH : Ep. 25 - Exploring Unknown Deep Sea Ecosystems

Discovery reigns supreme in the deep sea, as we know less about it and the animals that live there than we do about the dark side of the moon.  Janet's work is building the framework that offers to change that situation.  This framework is based on specimens collected at sea and available for study at The Field Museum.

Science at FMNH : Ep. 22 - Dinosaur Body Size and Environment

Living terrestrial vertebrate animals tend to be bigger in size in polar regions than animals in warm climates. This principle could be one explanation of why Dr. Makovicky and Dr. Smith are finding many Jurassic vertebrate fossils in Antarctica that are larger than their close relatives else where in the world.

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