Once you understand how dinosaur footprints were made and fossilized (more accurately, preserved in rock structure), other questions arise: How do scientists “know” what they “know”? How do they figure things out?
This section contains posts that address various aspects of the science of ichnology (the study of fossil traces), paleontology, and geology. It is by no means complete, but is made up of posts initially made to our blog, now reconfigured as pages. Topics are in the drop-down menu.