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Abstract submission for IPA-IAL 2018 meeting open

We are pleased to announce that Abstract submission is now open for the IPA-IAL 2018 meeting. Registration should also be open in a few weeks. Please check out our the and updated website:

Updated website for joint IPA-IAL 2018 meeting

Dear All, On behalf of the organising committee for the joint IPA-IAL 2018 meeting: We have updated the conference website with preliminary information about the Joint Meeting in June 2018 to take place here in Stockholm. At the moment we are going through the proposed sessions and will hopefully be able to release titles soon. […]

Deadline of Call for Session Proposals for Joint IPA-IAL meeting 2018

Dear All, A reminder that the deadline (October 1, 2017) is fast approaching for the joint IPA-IAL 2018 meeting (18-21 June 2018) at Stockholm University. Consult for more details. For those interested in proposing and chairing a session, please keep in mind the typical size of IPA and IAL meetings. Sessions should not be […]

Session Proposals for next year’s joint IPA-IAL meeting: Stockholm, Sweden 2018

We are now accepting proposals for session for the IPA-ILA 2018 joint meeting. For those interested in proposing and chairing a session, please keep in mind the typical size of IPA and IAL meetings. Sessions should not be too narrowly focused to accommodate the breadth of interests within and between the two associations. For previous […]

The sad passing of Giuseppe Morabito, July 2017

In memory of Giuseppe (16-04-1964 12-07-2017) In July Giuseppe Morabito, a phytoplankton researcher, died at the age of 53, leaving his wife Paola and two very young girls. He fought cancer for about 3 years. Colleagues from all Italy arrived here on Lake Maggiore to his funeral. A treasured colleague quiet and friendly, helpful, not […]

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 […]

IPA awards at IPS 2015

IPA outstanding service awards: Stephen Juggins: For outstanding service to the paleolimnological community through his generous supply of essential state-of-the-art computer software and his unstinting help to the community through his teaching, advice, and kindly approach to all queries relating to numerical methods. Richard Niederreiter: For his work as a major developer and supplier of […]

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