RSS Feed

Archive for November, 2015

The sad passing of Herb Wright

On behalf of our IPA Chair, Prof. John Smol: Dear Paleolimnology Colleagues, I am sorry to report that Herb Wright passed away Thursday afternoon (12 November 2015). He celebrated his 98th birthday on September 13, 2015. Herb was one of our inaugural winners of the International Paleolimnology Association (IPA) Lifetime Achievement Awards in Mexico in […]

Honorary Doctor of Science for Prof. Rick Battarbee

We’re very proud of Rick who will receive an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from Queens University, Kingston, Ontario. The award is given to those who have made remarkable contributions to the lives of people around the world.

11th Symposium Obituaries

At the 11th International Symposium in Guadalajara the IPA honoured the lives of Michael Richard Ronald Talbot and Jaan-Mati Punning for their lifetime contributions to palaeolimnology. Mike Talbot (1943-2009) Mike was born in Wales in 1943. His PhD in Geology at the University of Bristol was on “The Deposition and Diagenesis of the Corallian Beds […]

13th Symposium Obituaries

At the 13th International Symposium in Lanzhou the IPA honoured the lives of Françoise Gasse, Hannelore Hakansson and Natalia N. Davydova for their contributions to palaeolimnology. John Birks, provided the following obituaries for our esteemed colleagues. Françoise Gasse Françoise Gasse dedicated her scientific research to the study of lacustrine sediments. She initiated her pioneering research […]