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Minutes published from the 13th International Paleolimnology Symposium (August 2015)

Dear Colleagues, Please note that the Committee minutes from the August 2015, International Symposium in Lanzhou, China have now been published. Please find these under the Minutes header on the website. Many thanks, Your IPA Committee

13th International Paleolimnology Symposium (August 4-7, 2015 in Lanzhou, China)

The IPS 2015 official website has been launched. The address is Please access it using the thumbnail in the sidebar!

ASLO Aquatic Science Meeting

The ASLO 2015 Aquatic Science meeting is being held in Grenada on the 22-27th Febraury

Call for Sessions for IPS 2015

The organisers of the 2015 IPS in Lanzhou, China are asking for a second round of session proposals. Please all show an interest! For more information on sessions that have been selected so far and on how to propose one please read on.

British Diatom Meeting, 2014

We are pleased to announce details on the 2014 British Diatom Meeting. This will be held in Hay-on-Wye (UK) during the last weekend of October (24-26th). Please click the link below for more information on how to register and details of where the meeting is being held. British Diatom Meeting 2014

First announcement of the 6th European Phycological Congress

Dear All, The details of the 6th European Phycological Congress, to be held in London between 23-28th August 2015 are available below. First Notice

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.

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. Gene’s work was well known to many of us, and […]

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 Abhé near the Ethiopia-Djibouti border is the first […]

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 […]

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