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SSP – Stratigraphy, Sedimentology & Palaeontology


Jean Baptiste Lamarck Medal by James L. Best (co-organized)
Convener: Helmut Weissert 


Division meeting for Stratigraphy, Sedimentology and Palaeontology (SSP) (co-organized)
Convener: Helmut Weissert 
SSP1 –  General sessions


Open session on stratigraphy, sedimentology and palaeontology (sponsored by IAS and SEPM)PICO session
Conveners: Helmut Weissert , Stephane Bodin  | Co-Conveners: Ian Jarvis , Guilhem Amin Douillet , Daniel Parsons , Thijs Vandenbroucke , Cinzia Bottini 


Achievements and perspectives in scientific ocean and continental drilling
Convener: Jan Behrmann  | Co-Conveners: Thomas Wiersberg , Antony Morris , Tanja Hörner 


COST Actions in Geosciences: breakthrough ideas, research activities and results (co-organized)
Convener: Lara Pajewski  | Co-Conveners: Simona Fontul , Marian MARCINIAK , Aleksandar Ristic 


New approaches to microstructure analysis and interpretation (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Rüdiger Kilian  | Co-Conveners: Virginia Toy , Luiz Morales , Florian Fusseis 


Imaging techniques in laboratory modelling of geological processes (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Vincent Strak  | Co-Conveners: Janine Kavanagh , Matthias Rosenau 


Geoscientific Underground Labs and Test Sites (co-organized)
Convener: Jochem Kück  | Co-Conveners: Stefan Buske , María de los Ángeles García Juanatey , Suvi Heinonen 


Terrestrial Planet Evolution: a global interdisciplinary approach to the deep carbon cycle and interior/exterior coupling (co-organized)
Convener: Sabin Zahirovic  | Co-Conveners: Cedric Gillmann , Mattia Pistone , Lotta Purkamo , Nina Bellot , Gregor Golabek , vincenzo stagno 


The development of geoscientific modelling (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Julia Hargreaves  | Co-Conveners: Lutz Gross , David Ham , Astrid Kerkweg , Didier Roche , Rolf Sander , David Topping 
SSP2 –  Stratigraphy and Earth Systems History


Integrated Stratigraphy - Recent advances in stratigraphic systems and age modelling
Convener: Werner Piller  | Co-Conveners: Daniel Condon , David De Vleeschouwer , Frederik Hilgen , Christian Zeeden 


Past and Future Mass Extinctions, Climate and Environmental Change: where do we stand? (co-organized)
Convener: Thierry Adatte  | Co-Conveners: Sverre Planke , Henrik Svensen , Andrea Marzoli , Eric Font , David Bond 


Paleozoic to Mesozoic stratigraphy, paleoceanography and paleoclimate (sponsored by IAS and SEPM)
Convener: Jens Herrle  | Co-Conveners: Cinzia Bottini , Stephane Bodin , Stefan Huck , Bas van de Schootbrugge 


A Neoproterozoic Snowball Earth at 20: Progress, problems, and hypotheses two decades on (co-organized)
Convener: Daniel Le Heron  | Co-Conveners: Stephane Bodin , Marie Busfield , G. Shields 


Stratigraphy, structure and evolution of the European continental margins – a tribute to J.P. Henriet (co-organized)
Convener: Marc De Batist  | Co-Convener: David Van Rooij 


Northern Eurasian Lakes – Quaternary Glaciation and Climate History (co-organized)
Convener: Elodie Lebas  | Co-Conveners: Grigory Fedorov , Martin Melles , John Inge Svendsen 


Integrating stratigraphy, sedimentology, palaeontology and paleoclimate in human evolution and dispersal studies - from early hominins to the Holocene (co-organized)
Convener: Christian Zeeden  | Co-Conveners: Janina Bösken , Wei Chu , Verena E. Foerster , Josephine Joordens , Annett Junginger , Nicole Klasen , Igor Obreht , Daniel Veres 


Deciphering human-environmental interactions during the late Quaternary as lessons for the Anthropocene – prospects and challenges in geoarchaeology (co-organized)
Convener: Hans von Suchodoletz  | Co-Conveners: Kathleen Nicoll , Kathryn Fitzsimmons , Markus Fuchs , Andrea Zerboni , André Kirchner , Gert Verstraeten 


Eroding mountains and filling basins: Detrital records of erosion and sedimentation from source to sink (co-organized)
Convener: Mitch D'Arcy  | Co-Conveners: Duna Roda-Boluda , Elizabeth Dingle , Daniel Hobley 


The Arabian Plate and its surroundings – past and present (co-organized)
Convener: Andreas Scharf  | Co-Conveners: Arne Grobe , Frank Mattern , Daniel Moraetis , Christoph von Hagke , Ivan Callegari , Wilfried Bauer , Kosmas Pavlopoulos 


Geodynamics of the Caucasian-Arabian Syntaxis and the East African Rift system (co-organized)
Convener: Lev Eppelbaum  | Co-Conveners: Evgenii Sharkov , Atalay Ayele , Chiara Civiero , Fakhraddin Gadirov (Kadirov) , Michael Floyd , Cécile Doubre , Ryan Gallacher , Sylvie Leroy 


The evolution of the Carpathians - Dinarides - Pannonian orogenic and sedimentary basins system (co-organized)
Convener: Liviu Matenco  | Co-Conveners: Mircea Radulian , Viktor Wesztergom 


The Apennines-Tyrrhenian system: Multidisciplinary contributes to the understanding of the tectonic setting, magmatism and geodynamic evolution (co-organized)
Convener: Andrea Brogi  | Co-Conveners: Sveva Corrado , Giacomo Prosser , stefano vitale 


Tectonics and Geodynamics of the Mediterranean (co-organized)
Convener: Carlos J. Garrido  | Co-Conveners: César R. Ranero , Alina Polonia , Rob Govers , Julie Tugend , Guillermo Booth-Rea , Armel Menant 


The Arctic connection - geodynamic, geologic and oceanographic development of the Arctic (co-organized)
Convener: Grace E. Shephard  | Co-Conveners: Carmen Gaina , Kerim Nisancioglu , Cornelia Spiegel , Andrew Schaeffer 


Style of deformation and tectono-sedimentary evolution of fold-and-thrust belts and foreland basins : from nature to models (co-organized)
Convener: Olivier Lacombe  | Co-Conveners: Matthias Rosenau , Christoph von Hagke , Charlotte Fillon , Stefano Mazzoli , Pablo Granado 


Age Models and geochronology: An introductory course to different age-depth modelling approaches (co-organized)
Convener: Carole Nehme  | Co-Conveners: Sebastian F.M. Breitenbach , Michael Dietze , Annegret Larsen 
SSP3 –  Sedimentology - Processes and Products


Advances in Comparative Sedimentology of Carbonates: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Ginsburg
Convener: Peter Swart  | Co-Conveners: Paul Carling , Judith A. McKenzie , Amanda Oehlert , Stephen Lokier , Marco Brandano , Ola Kwiecien , Emilia Jarochowska 


Understanding of marine records and sedimentary processes: From continental environments to the deep-sea (including Jean Baptiste Lamarck Medal Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: Michael Strasser  | Co-Conveners: Michael Clare , T. Mulder , Alexandre Normandeau , Peter Clift , Sergio Andò , Annette Hahn 


Clinoform drivers and stratigraphic products in siliciclastic and carbonate successions
Convener: Claudio Pellegrini  | Co-Conveners: Stefano Patruno , Ronald Steel , William Helland-Hansen , Christian Betzler 


Bedform dynamics: toward quantitative interpretations (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Guilhem Amin Douillet  | Co-Conveners: Jim Best , Ulrich Kueppers , Arnoud Slootman , Svetlana Kostic , Miwa Yokokawa 


Limnogeology - reading the geological record of lakes (sponsored by IAS and SEPM) (co-organized)
Convener: Hendrik Vogel  | Co-Conveners: Marc De Batist , Jasper Moernaut , Martin Melles , Flavio Anselmetti , Daniel Ariztegui 


Formation and diagenetic pathways of carbonate archives: From ACC to dolomite (co-organized)
Convener: Adrian Immenhauser  | Co-Conveners: Martin Dietzel , Vasileios Mavromatis , Chelsea Pederson , Bettina Purgstaller 


Sedimentary and diagenetic minerals: nucleation, growth mechanisms, and reactions that build Earth’s geological archive (co-organized)
Conveners: Marjorie Chan , Patrick Meister  | Co-Conveners: Cornelius Fischer , Silvia Frisia , Denis Gebauer , Dorothee Hippler , Sally Potter-McIntyre , Sylvain Richoz 


Transient storage and removal of sediments in intermontane basins: the interplay between climate, tectonics and surface processes (co-organized)
Convener: Paolo Ballato  | Co-Conveners: Daniel Garcia-Castellanos , Ghasem Heidarzadeh , Taylor Schildgen 


Rivers, Deltas and Their Receiving Basins: Measurements, Modelling and Management (co-organized)
Convener: Stephen Darby  | Co-Conveners: Charles Nittrouer , E. Stouthamer , Robert J. Nicholls , Hans Middelkoop , Liviu Giosan 


Geological records of extreme wave events (co-organized)
Convener: Ed Garrett  | Co-Conveners: Dominik Brill , Simon Matthias May , Jessica Pilarczyk , Max Engel 


Evolution and architecture of rifts and passive margins: from mantle dynamics to surface processes (co-organized)
Convener: Guillaume Duclaux  | Co-Conveners: Judith Sippel , Ritske S. Huismans , Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth , Nicolas Molnar , Gino de Gelder 


The importance of granular processes and segregation in geophysical flows: implications for landscape evolution and hazard analysis (co-organized)
Convener: Philippe Frey  | Co-Conveners: Nico Gray , Alexandre Valance 


The Andean foreland basins: Tectonics, climate, surface processes, and georesources (co-organized)
Convener: Manfred Strecker  | Co-Conveners: Henry Wichura , Heiko Pingel , Carina Hoorn , Laura Giambiagi , Marisa Repasch 


Interactions between tectonics and surface processes from mountain belts to basins (co-organized)
Convener: Wolfgang Schwanghart  | Co-Conveners: Dirk Scherler , Taylor F. Schildgen , Alex Whittaker 


Fluvial Systems: Dynamics and Interactions Across Scales (co-organized)
Convener: Joshua Ahmed  | Co-Conveners: Christopher Hackney , Eliisa Lotsari , Daniel Parsons , Jeffrey Prancevic , Ajay Limaye , László Bertalan , Amy East , Saleh Yousefi 


Aeolian Processes and Landforms (co-organized)
Convener: Joanna Nield  | Co-Conveners: Matthew Baddock , Martina Klose , Clement Narteau 


Submarine geomorphology (co-organized)
Convener: Aaron Micallef  | Co-Conveners: Sebastian Krastel , Alessandra Savini 


Structural and morphological evolution of young, active rifts (co-organized)
Convener: Gino de Gelder  | Co-Conveners: Patience A. Cowie , Casey Nixon , Sofia Pechlivanidou  


Dates & Rates: Deciphering and Quantifying Geomorphological Processes and Landscape Dynamics (co-organized)
Convener: Sebastian Kreutzer  | Co-Conveners: Michael Dietze , Julie Durcan , Margret Fuchs , Georgina E. King , Tony Reimann , Christoph Schmidt , Pierre Valla , Christian Zeeden 


Orogeny: unravelling key events in mountain belts and their basins (co-organized)
Convener: Emmanuel Masini  | Co-Conveners: Thierry Baudin , Mary Ford , Ritske S. Huismans , Julie Tugend 


Modelling erosion and sediment production, transport and deposition across landscapes (co-organized)
Convener: Fiona Clubb  | Co-Conveners: Mikaël Attal , Sebastien Castelltort , Tom Coulthard , Marco Van De Wiel 
SSP4 –  Paleontology and Paleoecology


Frontiers and Advances in Foraminiferal Research
Convener: Flavia Fiorini  | Co-Conveners: Antonino Briguglio , Fabrizio Frontalini , Patrick Grunert , Michael Kaminski 


Calcareous plankton in modern and past ecosystemsPICO session
Convener: Nicolas Thibault  | Co-Conveners: Claudia Agnini , Cinzia Bottini , Valeria Luciani , Caterina Morigi , Maria Rose Petrizzo , Nicolas Thibault 


Advances in palaeobiological modelling
Convener: Alex Dunhill  | Co-Conveners: Erin Saupe , Rachel Warnock 


Geochemical-Palaeobiological Interactions Throughout Earth History (supported by the Palaeontological Association)
Convener: Jack Matthews  | Co-Conveners: Charlotte Kenchington , Sean McMahon 


Drylands: paleoenvironmental and geomorphic perspectives and challenges (co-organized)
Convener: Hans von Suchodoletz  | Co-Conveners: Mark Bateman , Michael Dietze , Markus Fuchs , Joel Roskin