Programme Groups

SSP – Stratigraphy, Sedimentology & Palaeontology

SSP1 – General
SSP2 – Stratigraphy
SSP3 – Sedimentology
SSP4 – Palaeoenvironments & Palaeontology
SSP5 – Co-listed Sessions

Jean Baptiste Lamarck Medal Lecture by Felix Gradstein
Convener: Darren R. Gröcke 
Large Magnitude Earthquakes and Tsunami Activity in 2010: Views on The Haiti and Chile Events (co-organized)
Conveners: Mourad Bezzeghoud , Ramon Carbonell , Stefano Tinti 
SSP1 –  General
Open session on stratigraphy, sedimentology and palaeontology - posters only (co-sponsored by IAS & PalAss)
Convener: Darren R. Gröcke  | Co-Conveners: Marco Vecoli , Patric Jacobs , Ian Jarvis , Kevin Taylor , Stuart Robinson , Ulrich Heimhofer , Christian März 
Palaeoclimate records from speleothems: analytical techniques, proxies, and application (co-sponsored by IAS)
Convener: Denis Scholz  | Co-Convener: Dirk Hoffmann 
Basin Dynamics (co-organized)
Convener: Leni Scheck-Wenderoth  | Co-Conveners: Christophe Basile , Virginie Gaullier 
Understanding mixed siliciclastic-volcaniclastic depositional systems and their relationships with geodynamics (co-sponsored by IAVCEI & IAS)
Co-Conveners: Károly Németh , Sandro de Vita , Flavia Molisso 
Eurasian Climate and Tectonics (co-organized)
Convener: Guillaume Dupont-Nivet  | Co-Conveners: Peter van der Beek , Hemmo Abels 
An interdisciplinary approach to Oceanic Anoxic Events – data, models, and modern “analogues” (co-sponsored by IAS) (co-organized)
Convener: Christian März  | Co-Convener: Sandra Arndt 
EuroFORUM 2010: Achievements and perspectives in scientific ocean and continental drilling (co-organized)
Convener: Ruediger Stein  | Co-Conveners: Gilbert Camoin , Jochen Erbacher , Ursula Röhl 
Early Earth: from deep dynamics to surface life (co-organized)
Convener: Jeroen van Hunen  | Co-Conveners: Emmanuelle J. Javaux , Martin Whitehouse , Nicholas T. Arndt 
SSP2 –  Stratigraphy
Recent advances in refining the geological timescale: GSSPs, holostratigraphy and new dating techniques (co-sponsored by IAS)
Convener: Darren R. Gröcke  | Co-Convener: James Ogg 
Provenance studies and basin dynamics (co-sponsored by IAS)
Convener: Franz Neubauer  | Co-Convener: Bianca Heberer 
Geochemical Applications in Stratigraphy and Sediment Provenance Studies (co-sponsored by IAS)
Convener: Sorcha Diskin  | Co-Conveners: Ian Jarvis , Stefan Luthi , T. Mulder 
From the K-Pg Boundary to the Early Eocene Hyperthermal Events (co-sponsored by IAS)
Convener: Peter Schulte  | Co-Convener: André Bornemann 
Advances in Quaternary Geochronology (co-organized)
Convener: Geoff Duller  | Co-Conveners: Irka Hajdas , Thorsten Kiefer , Andreas Lang 
SSP3 –  Sedimentology
Sedimentary processes and diagnostic features of high energy event deposits - storm, hurricane, tsunami (co-sponsored by IAS)
Convener: Heinrich Bahlburg 
Sedimentary and early diagenetic processes in modern and ancient carbonate systems (co-sponsored by IAS)
Convener: Stephen Lokier  | Co-Convener: Farkhondeh Kiani 
SSP4 –  Palaeoenvironments & Palaeontology
Deep time terrestrial ecosystems (co-sponsored by PalAss)
Convener: Wolfram Michael Kürschner  | Co-Conveners: Marco Vecoli , Darren R. Gröcke , Robert Spicer , Ulrich Heimhofer 
The stratigraphic context of taphonomy and palaeoecology: Reconstructing deep time changes in palaeoenvironments and sedimentary systems (co-sponsored by IAS & PalAss)
Convener: James Nebelsick  | Co-Conveners: Adam Tomasovych , Martin Zuschin 
Late Quaternary mammal ecology: insight from new approaches – direct dating, stable isotopes, DNA (co-sponsored by PalAss)
Convener: Hervé Bocherens  | Co-Convener: Martina Pacher 
Microbes and microbial mats signatures and the sedimentary record (co-sponsored by IAS)
Convener: El Hafid Bouougri  | Co-Convener: Joachim Reitner 
Cenozoic and Mesozoic climate: forcing factors and feedbacks between biosphere and geosphere (co-sponsored by IAS)
Convener: Jens O. Herrle  | Co-Conveners: Helmut Weissert , Cristina Emanuela Casellato , Darren R. Gröcke 
Mass extinctions, volcanism, impacts and global environmental change: towards a multicausal scenario? (co-sponsored by IAS & PalAss)
Convener: Thierry Adatte  | Co-Convener: Gerta Keller 
Large Igneous Provinces and Extinctions (co-organized)
Convener: Henrik H. Svensen 
SSP5 –  Co-listed Sessions
Marine calcifyers: biomineralization, ecology and geochemistry
Convener: Lennart de Nooijer  | Co-Conveners: Gernot Nehrke , Jarosław Stolarski , Anders Meibom , Aldo Shemesh 
Cenozoic Biosphere-Climate Interaction: Proxies and Modelling
Convener: Liselotte Diester-Haass  | Co-Conveners: Katharina Billups , Anita Roth.Nebelsick , Louis François 
Sediment fluxes and sediment budgets across space and time
Convener: Achim A. Beylich  | Co-Conveners: Katja Laute , Francesco Brardinoni , Jan-Christoph Otto 
Long-term landscape evolution and interactions between tectonic and surface processes
Convener: Joaquina Alvarez-Marron  | Co-Convener: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Anton Glasmacher 
Interpreting the detrital record: advances, applications, and limitations
Co-Convener: Yani Najman 
Climatic and environmental magnetic (paleo-)signatures in waters, ice, soils, and sediments
Convener: Nicolas Thouveny 
Paleosecular variation and paleointensity records from baked earth, lavas and sediments: geomagnetic and chronological implications.
Convener: Ulrich Hambach  | Co-Conveners: Karl Fabian , Elisabeth Schnepp , John Tarduno 
European Collaboration for Implementation of Marine Research on Cores (ESF EUROCORES Programmes)
Convener: Jean Pierre Henriet  | Co-Conveners: Gert J. De Lange , Gilbert Camoin , Paola Campus 
Modelling paleoclimates from the Cretaceous to the Holocene
Co-Conveners: Dan Lunt , Masa Kageyama 
Aeolian dust: initiator, player, and recorder of environmental change
Convener: Peter Knippertz  | Co-Convener: Jan-Berend Stuut