Programme Groups

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