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Additional Resources: Computer Models Improve Odds of Fossil-Hunting Success

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In the May issue of Scientific American, paleontologist Robert Anemone of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and geographer Charles Emerson of Western Michigan University describe their development of computer models that analyze satellite images to predict where to find fossils. The work is supported by National Science Foundation grant BCS-1227329.

Read more about the funding source for this work at http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1416201

Free satellite images are available from the EROS data center at http://eros.usgs.gov/

Additional data are available from the USDA Geospatial Gateway at http://datagateway.nrcs.usda.gov/

This article was originally published with the title "Computer Models Improve Odds of Fossil-Hunting Success -- Additional Resources."

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