Minutes for the International Paleolimnology Association (IPA) Business Meeting Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), Glasgow, UK August 24, 2012
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The 12th International Paleolimnology Symposium (IPS2012) will be held 21-24 August 2012, in Glasgow, Scotland. Visit the website for details, register your email for updates and find out how we’re embracing social networking. New: Session titles and abstracts, keynote speakers, fees and excursions. http://www.paleolim.org/ips2012
We would like to inform those of you who have not yet received an invitation, or who have not had the time to send your registrations yet, that we have extended the submission deadline for this year’s Québec-Ontario Paleolimnology Symposium (PALS) until April 15th 2011. We invite you to look at our webpage (http://biology.mcgill.ca/PALS/) for [...]
With sadness we report the death of Seward (Ted) Brown. Ted was Emeritus Professor at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario and a pioneer of paleolimnological research. He died peacefully at his home north of Kingston on Friday evening, June 18, 2010 at the age of 92, surrounded by close friends. Ted is widely recognized for his [...]
At the 11th International Symposium in Guadalajara the IPA honoured Herb Wright, Dan Livingstone, Walt Dean and Frank Oldfield for their lifetime contributions to palaeolimnology. Read their citations here. The text of their talks given on receipt of the award were published in 2010 in the Journal of Paleolimnology 44(2). The winners of the student [...]
The organizing committee of the 11th International Paleolimnology Symposium, in agreement with the IPA board members, has taken the decision of postponing the symposium until 15-18th December 2009.
Nominations are requested for the IPA’s “Lifetime Achievement Award”. This award is designed to honour one of our senior colleagues for their career contribution to palaeolimnology.
The publishing company Springer, who publish the Journal of Paleolimnology, have agreed to sponsor a book award for the best student oral and poster presentations at the 11th IPA Symposium in Guadalajara, Mexico. They will also arrange for a certificate to be presented to the two winning students.
Dr Anson Mackay, a diatomist at UCL-ECRC, has set up a diatom group on Flickr.
We are pleased to confirm that the 11th International Paleolimnology Symposium will be held from the 23rd to the 26th of June 2009, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. We encourage the scientific community to submit presentations related to all fields of paleolimnology.