Posted in News on April 30th, 2014 Comments Off on International Sedimentological Congress
Please note the extended deadline for abstract submission for the Symposium S29 of the International Sedimentological Congress in Geneva, Switzerland (18-22 August 2014). It is now Sunday 18th May. The committee invite all poster and oral presentations in the field of paleoclimatology and paleoenvironmental reconstruction. Visit here for more information.
Posted in News on April 30th, 2014 Comments Off on 12th Symposium obituaries
Eugene F. Stoermer Eugene F. Stoermer (but Gene to everyone) was born on March 7 1934, and died after a 2 year fight with cancer on February 17, 2012. He was 77 years old. He leaves behind his wife Bobbie, 3 children and 5 grandchildren. Geneâ€™s work was well known to many of us, and […]
Posted in News on April 25th, 2014 Comments Off on Françoise Gasse – IPA Lifetime Acheivement Award
Given the sad and sudden news of the passing of Françoise Gasse, please find a reposting of her IPA Lifetime Achievement Award given to her at the 12th IPS in Glasgow, 2012. Françoise Gasse Françoise Gasse has been a pioneer on many fronts. Her dissertation on Lake AbhÃ© near the Ethiopia-Djibouti border is the first […]
Posted in News on April 24th, 2014 Comments Off on Words from Dr. Florence Sylvestre on the passing of Françoise Gasse
With great emotion and sadness, we have to pass on the following sad new: Françoise GASSE, our colleague and our friend, passed away on April 22th, 2014. Françoise Gasse, paleobiologist, specialist of Diatoms, paleoclimatologist and paleohydrologist dedicated her scientific research to the study of lacustrine sediments and lake waters. She initiated pioneer researches in order […]