|Consolidating fossil material prior to lifting of paving slabs (Dr Tom Challands, Dr Jeff Liston, Sally Wild, Eileen Callaghan) BGS©NERC|
|Visible scales of a fossil fish - to be on display at Murchison House Open Day|
Tom is currently preparing the specimens for research and display..... there's the potential to uncover new species of fish and other hidden treasures in the flags. Watch this space for updates from Tom. If you want to see the fish come along to the open day where Tom will be showing them off and explaining the importance of 'rescue paleontology' in our modern world.
Project members: Dr Alistair McGowan (BGS, University of Glasgow), Dr Tom Challands (University of Edinburgh, Geovertical), Dr Jeff Liston (NMS), Dr Wendy Turner (NMS), Sally Wild (BGS Murchison House), Dr Emrys Phillips (BGS Murchison House), Brian McIntyre (BGS Murchison House), Eileen Callaghan (BGS Murchison House),John Lawson (City of Edinburgh Council, Museum of Edinburgh), Martin Wilkinson (Transport Officer, City of Edinburgh Council), Peter McCarter (Tarmac), Ken Shaw (Edinburgh Geological Society).