Category Archives: PSW

Paleontological Society of Washington

PSW: Canid evolution & diversification

PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON

presents

The Evolution and Diversification of North American Canids

by

Graham Slater

Peter Buck Fellow

Department of Paleobiology

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

7:00 p.m., in the Cooper Room

National Museum of Natural History 

10th St. & Constitution Ave.

Non-Smithsonian visitors will be escorted

to the Cooper Room (E-207A) at 6:30 and 6:55 p.m.

Meet in the Constitution Avenue lobby at 5:00 p.m. to join us for dinner at “Elephant and Castle”

Latecomers can meet directly at the restaurant at the NW corner of 12th & Penn. Ave., NW

PSW: Bambach on the diversity of marine life through time

PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON

presents

“The Big Picture”

Trends in the Diversity of Marine Life

Through Time

by

Richard K. Bambach

Research Associate

Department of Paleobiology

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

7:00 p.m., in the Cooper Room

National Museum of Natural History 

10th St. & Constitution Ave.

Non-Smithsonian visitors will be escorted

to the Cooper Room (E-207A) at 6:30 and 6:55 p.m.

Meet in the Constitution Avenue lobby at 5:00 p.m. to join us for dinner at “Elephant and Castle”

Latecomers can meet directly at the restaurant at the NW corner of 12th & Penn. Ave., NW

PSW: Lyson on the turtle body plan

PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON

 presents

 The Origin of the Turtle Body Plan

 by

 Tyler Lyson

 Peter Buck Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Vertebrate Zoology

Division of Amphibians and Reptiles

Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History

 Wednesday, December 18, 2013


7:00 p.m., in the Cooper Room

National Museum of Natural History 

10th St. & Constitution Ave.

Non-Smithsonian visitors will be escorted

to the Cooper Room (E-207A) at 6:30 and 6:55 p.m.

 
Meet in the Constitution Avenue lobby at 5:00 p.m. to join us for dinner at “Elephant and Castle”

Latecomers can meet directly at the restaurant at the NW corner of 12th & Penn. Ave., NW

PSW: Greg Paul on paleo-illustration of dinosaurs

PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON

presents

The Art and Science of Dinosaurs

by

Gregory S. Paul

Independent scientist, author, and paleoartist

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

7:00 p.m., in the Cooper Room

National Museum of Natural History 

10th St. & Constitution Ave.

Non-Smithsonian visitors will be escorted

to the Cooper Room (E-207A) at 6:30 and 6:55 p.m.

Meet in the Constitution Avenue lobby at 5:00 p.m. to join us for dinner at “Elephant and Castle”

Latecomers can meet directly at the restaurant at the NW corner of 12th & Penn. Ave., NW

PSW: CO2 recorded in fossil plants

PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON

presents

What do fossil plants tell us about ancient CO2 levels, and what is the the role of CO2 during critical Earth intervals?

by

Richard S. Barclay

Peter Buck Fellow

Department of Paleobiology

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

7:00 p.m., in the Cooper Room

National Museum of Natural History 

10th St. & Constitution Ave.

Non-Smithsonian visitors will be escorted

to the Cooper Room (E-207A) at 6:30 and 6:55 p.m.

Meet in the Constitution Avenue lobby at 5:00 p.m. to join us for dinner at “Elephant and Castle”

Latecomers can meet directly at the restaurant at the NW corner of 12th & Penn. Ave., NW

PSW – Mass extinctions

PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON

presents

What Don’t We Know About Mass Extinctions?*

by Richard Bambach

Research Associate

Department of Paleobiology

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

7:00 p.m., in the Cooper Room

National Museum of Natural History 

10th St. & Constitution Ave.

Non-Smithsonian visitors will be escorted

to the Cooper Room (E-207A) at 6:30 and 6:55 p.m.

Meet in the Constitution Avenue lobby at 5:00 p.m. to join us for dinner at “Elephant and Castle”. 

Latecomers can meet directly at the restaurant at the NW corner of 12th & Penn. Ave., NW

 

[*Greg Paul, originally scheduled for this program, is unable to be here

at this time. We hope to have him talk in April]

PSW: “FROM GRAVE TO CRADLE”

PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON

 presents

 FROM GRAVE TO CRADLE: THE DISCOVERY, EXCAVATION, PREPARATION AND CONSERVATION OF FOSSIL VERTEBRATES

 by

 Steve Jabo

Vertebrate Paleontology Prep Lab

Department of Paleobiology

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

 Wednesday, January 16, 2013

 7:00 p.m., in the Cooper Room

National Museum of Natural History 

10th St. & Constitution Ave.

Non-Smithsonian visitors will be escorted

to the Cooper Room (E-207A) at 6:30 and 6:55 p.m.

 
Meet in the Constitution Avenue lobby at 5:00 p.m. to join us for dinner at “Elephant and Castle”. 

Latecomers can meet directly at the restaurant at the NW corner of 12th & Penn. Ave., NW

PSW: Discoveries at Dinosaur Park

PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON

presents

Discoveries at Dinosaur Park

by

Dr. Peter Kranz

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

7:00 p.m., in the Cooper Room
National Museum of Natural History
10th St. & Constitution Ave.
Non-Smithsonian visitors will be escorted
to the Cooper Room (E-207A) at 6:30 and 6:55 p.m.

Meet in the Constitution Avenue lobby at 5:00 p.m. to join us for dinner at “Elephant and Castle”. Latecomers can meet directly at the restaurant at the NW corner of 12th & Penn. Ave., NW

PSW: Pennsylvanian plants

PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON

presents

Plants of the ancient coal swamps: the paleoecology of Pennsylvanian vegetation

 by 

Arden Bashforth

Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Paleobiology

National Museum of Natural History

 

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012

7:00 p.m., in the Cooper Room

National Museum of Natural History 

10th St. & Constitution Ave.

Non-Smithsonian visitors will be escorted

to the Cooper Room (E-207A) at 6:30 and 6:55 p.m.
Meet in the Constitution Avenue lobby at 5:00 p.m. to join us for dinner at “Elephant and Castle”.  Latecomers can meet directly at the restaurant at the NW corner of 12th & Penn. Ave., NW

PSW: Chinese dinosaurs

PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON

 presents

 Hidden dragons but no crouching tigers; Twelve “lóng” years searching for dinosaurs in the Gobi Desert of China

 by 

James M. Clark

Ronald Weintraub Professor of Biology

George Washington University

 

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012

 7:00 p.m., in the Cooper Room

National Museum of Natural History 

10th St. & Constitution Ave.

Non-Smithsonian visitors will be escorted

to the Cooper Room (E-207A) at 6:30 and 6:55 p.m.

Meet in the Constitution Avenue lobby at 5:00 p.m. to join us for dinner at “Elephant and Castle”.  Latecomers can meet directly at the restaurant at the NW corner of 12th & Penn. Ave., NW