Introduction to Trace Fossils and Citizen Science

  • 30 Nov, 2020
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Speaker: Prof. Ludvig Löwemark(Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University, National Taiwan University Research Center for Future Earth)    

The talk was delivered to first-year students of Taipei Municipal Chenggong High School. Students were introduced to trace fossils, Prof. Löwemark’s specialty, and the lab’s citizen science project to spark their interest.

The talk began with the definition of trace fossils and the display of hand specimens. The students were divided into groups to observe modern traces, described their speculation, and were given feedback by the professor. 

The second part of the talk involved citizen science introduction and experiments. The students were asked to perform water quality tests to raise their awareness of their living environment. 

Prof. Löwemark introduced trace fossils.

For more information, please visit Prof. Löwemark’s lab.


November 30, 2020​


Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University


Prof. Ludvig Löwemark