Microfossils and Extinction
19th November, 2008, 1.15pm
J. Z. Young Lecture Theatre, University College London
Nils Chr. Stenseth & Lee Hsiang Liow – Macroecological and macroevolutionary dynamics of marine plankton inferred through microfossils
Guy Harrington – Paratropical floral extinction in the Late Palaeocene-Early Eocene
Paul Bown – The roller-coaster ride of Paleogene coccolithophore evolution: from mass extinction to peak diversity and back!
Helen Coxall – Forams and extinction: forces and feedbacks in marine ecosystems
Alan Lord & Ian Boomer – The extinction of the Metacopina – a major event in ostracod history
Sabrina Renaud & Catherine Girard – Conodont strategies facing environmental perturbations leading to mass extinction
Presentation of TMS Brady Medal to Professor Katharina von Salis. Presented by Professor Michal Kucera.
Presentation of Charles Downie Award 2008 to Dr Kirsty M. Edgar
Following the lectures, members of the Society were invited to a wine reception in the North Cloister, generously sponsored by PetroStrat Ltd