Fossils and palaeontological research in Latvia

Fossils and paleontological research in Latvia
Fossils and paleontological research in Latvia
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Languages
LV
EN
RU
Age groups
10. klase
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12. klase

Palaeontologist I. Zupiņš presents a lecture covering:

  • fossils – what they are and how to find them; 
  • the history of the territory of Latvia: its geographical location and environmental conditions;
  • the diversity of sea dwellers in equatorial Latvia: corals, trilobites, cephalopods, sea scorpions, etc .;
  • the Devonian period – the Age of Fishes;
  • fish fossils found in Latvia; 
  • the origin of terrestrial vertebrates and their adaptation to life on land; 
  • unknown Latvian dinosaurs; 
  • ice age animals in Latvia.The lecture includes a computer presentation and a look at original fossils.

The lecture includes a computer presentation and a look at original fossils.