January 2017: Article in Mammal Research “A reindeer paper for Christmas ! A new paper arising from a collaboration of the TRIDENT team with the...

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The TRIDENT project: Animals interact with their habitat when feeding. In order to reconstruct the ecology of an animal, tracking its diet is critical...

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About Trident

The PI : Gildas Merceron Contact : gildas.merceron@univ-poitiers.fr Dr. Gildas Merceron is paleontologist. He has been involved in the study of paleo...

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Who’s who

Controlled food trials Although early studies made important contributions to the field of dental microwear textural analysis, they failed to pinpoint...

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Sheep

Validation on modern communities of ungulates To explore modern communities of mammals through the DMTA is essential to validate what has been found o...

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Modern

Exploring the ecology and the environments of the past Regarding fossils, one of the first questions to be addressed is the feeding ecology of the ani...

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Fossil

2017 Anusha Ramdarshan, Cécile Blondel, Denis Gautier, Jérôme Surault, Gildas Merceron – “Overcoming sampling issues in dental tribolog...

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