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Pavement Palaeontology

Pavement Palaeontology

Duration:2 timer totalt
Includes:Utstyr
Languages:Tilbys på Engelsk

Om verten din

I hold a Ph. D. in Palaeobiology (the study of ecology and evolution in deep time) and am a Chartered Geologist. During my research career I carried out research in the Smithsonian Institute Museum of Natural History, The Natural History Museum, London and The Natural History Museum, Berlin. I have run geological walks for a wide range of groups in various places in Scotland since going freelance…
Alistair
Alistair
Alistair
Alistair

Dette skal vi gjøre

Easy walk on the streets of central Edinburgh to find fossils in the building stones and pavements. Discover fish, ammonoids, plants and other fossilised critters and find out more about 'deep time' and the history of life on Earth as recorded in the rocks. Looking at buildings and the historic landscape of Edinburgh also leads on to stories about the social and cultural history of the city.

Annet du bør vite

The tour does not require you to know anything about geology or fossils before coming along. Al is used to dealing with a wide range of clients from other geologists to people at science festivals.

Hva jeg vil skaffe

Utstyr
Handouts about the sites Hand lenses and magnifiers

Hva du skal ta med

Clothing for active travel around the city; sunblock or wind/waterproofs as needed; drink and a snack if you like
Any prescribed or over-the-counter MEDICATION you might require

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Gjesteanmeldelser

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Her skal du være

The Pavement Palaeontology tour offers the chance to find fossils in places around central Edinburgh. The sites themselves are all in public places but what Al offers is the ability to spot and interpret the fossils and examine them with magnifiers with a qualified palaeontologist.

Tilgjengelighet

Husk dette

Kanselleringsvilkår

Alle opplevelser kan kanselleres og helt refunderes innen 24 timer etter kjøp.

Kommunikasjonsvilkår

Kommuniser alltid gjennom Airbnb. For å beskytte betalingen din må du aldri overføre penger eller kommunisere utenfor Airbnb-nettstedet eller -appen.

Krav til gjesten

Opptil 8 gjester i alderen 18 og over kan delta.

Flere tips

The tour does not require you to know anything about geology or fossils before coming along. Al is used to dealing with a wide range of clients from other geologists to people at science festivals.
Alistair
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Pavement Palaeontology
20 anmeldelser
Fra $14/person
20 anmeldelser
Fra $14/person