Weʼre raising £5,000 to undertake mapping of some new Scottish dinosaurs footprint localities and discover more in new locations around Scotland.
- Glasgow, Scotland, UK
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Middle Jurassic Scottish dinosaurs are a globally significant contribution to our understanding of dinosaur evolution as sites of this age worldwide are so rare.
I have been working on the dinosaurs from Scotland on the Isle of Skye for the last 28 years and have frequently bemoaned the fact that dinosaurs have not been found elsewhere in Scotland. I now have discovered some new dinosaur footprints in a completely different location and would like to be able to conduct a more modern mapping and analytical project to properly describe these footprints. The funding is to go towards the purchase of a suitable drone to help with the mapping and photographic record of the footprints in order to undertake referenced measurements of the effects of erosion on the footprints mostly by stormy seas over future years. The study, in association with the Geological Society of Glasgow, will also support student and public engagement in Middle Jurassic dinosaurs from Scotland through publication and public talks.
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- 5 months ago
Neil Clark5 months ago
I am off to Skye this week and hope to be able to report on the state of the dinosaur footprints and other remains while I am there. If not, I will say what happened on my return. Thanks again!
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Nov 16, 2018
Well done Neil: keep up the good work!
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Nov 1, 2018
Have you found ornithischians footprints yet???
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All the best with this project, Neil.
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Sep 8, 2018
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Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Curator of Palaeontology at The Hunterian in Glasgow and VP of the Geological Society of Glasgow, Neil has written many books on dinosaurs and has published widely in peer review journals on this topic as well as other fossils in Scotland and elsewhere.