The Palynology Specialist Group Meeting

Linnean Society of LondonThe Palynology Specialist Group Meeting
13th November 2014
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BF, UK

Program

Phillip Jardine 10:30 – 10:55
Recovering sporopollenin chemical information from processed palynological samples

Luke Mander 10:55 – 11:20
On the taxonomic resolution of pollen and spore records of Earth’s vegetation.

Hugh Dickinson 11:20 – 11:45
Asymmetry in pollen mitosis 1; how does it work and is it important

Mark Grosvenor 11:45 – 12:10
Human-landscape interactions during the Mesolithic-Neolithic Transition in Cumbria

Guy Harrington 12:10 – 12:35
The fate of pollen in soils in the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM): The terrestrial response to global warming

– Lunch (not provided) at various locations around Burlington House –

Barry Lomax 14:00 — 14:25
Episodic perturbations of end Permian atmosphere recorded in plant spore chemistry

Matthew Pound 14:25 – 14:50
Global vegetation record indicates no atmospheric pCO2 decline at the Eocene-Oligocene transition

Peter Mark 14:50 – 15:15
The effect of heat stress on wheat pollen development: a multi-faceted approach to a better understanding of a potentially serious issue

Sam Salter 15:15 – 1540
Micro vs. Mega: A quantitative comparison of dispersed spores/pollen and plant megafossil assemblages from a Middle Jurassic plant bed from Yorkshire, UK.

– Tea in Linnean Society Library –

Carina Hoorn 16:00 — 16:25
Evidence of past marine conditions in Amazonia

Wes Fraser 16:25 – 16:50
Towards a unified cross-taxa sporopollenin composition

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