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Here’s how it works: a beautiful Russian woman, complete with beautiful Russian woman pictures, contacts her target through an online dating site.
Using this technology we can capture images over fossil bearing landscape at an unprecedented scale.” There is a social aspect of the site, so volunteers can communicate with others and get support and feedback on the examinations.
Far from being overwhelming, the Fossil Finder project website has been set up simply and with clear instructions, breaking the search down into small, manageable tasks.
A public volunteer on the website can call up a random photograph, rate the quality of the image, and then report any fossils they detect.
She starts a charming, and rapidly deepening correspondence, gets her target hooked, and then it comes: the request for money.
There are variations on what the money is for, but usually it’s for a plane ticket.
Adrian Evans, project manager at Bradford University said in a press release, “This is a really exciting project that will allow enthusiasts who can’t get to those remote places to be fully involved as ‘citizen scientists’ to find new fossils as primary research data.
“The project is enabled by a step-change in imaging technology which allows sub-millimeter ground resolution to be captured.
I will be taking part, and I hope many others will join in as well.” Liz Leafloor is Editor Writer and Member Coordinator for Ancient Origins Having worked in news and online media for years Liz covers exciting and interesting topics like ancient myth history technology archaeological discoveries life and death and the unexplained Liz...
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Professor Andrew Prescott of University of Glasgow notes in the press release, “Fossilfinder illustrates how digital technologies enable the public to become more closely engaged with cutting-edge humanities research.