Browsing the "Cambrian" Tag

Episode 48: The Burgess Shale

July 17th, 2015 | by David Marshall

The Burgess Shale is probably the world’s most famous lagerstätte (site of special preservation). Discovered in 1909 on Mt. Stephen, [&hellip


Episode 36: Emu Bay Shale

November 1st, 2014 | by David Marshall

The Emu Bay shale is a Burgess Shale-type lagerstätte from the Early Cambrian of South Australia. We speak to Dr [&hellip


Episode 12: Paleozoic Problematica

February 15th, 2013 | by David Marshall

Fossils, at the best of times, are difficult to interpret. Palaeontologists attempt to reconstruct organisms from what little remains are [&hellip



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