Palynologendagen 2018

October 10, 2018

I am delighted to be taking part in this years Palynologendagen (Palynology days) organised by the Palynologische Kring (Dutch Society for Palynology)

Location: Van Waddenplaat to the Drents Plateau
Date: 11-12 October 2018

For full program…Thursday 11th of October
Location: Restaurant ‘Eisseshof’

  • 12.30-13.15 Welcome with coffee and tea
  • 13.30 Lecture afternoon with:
  • 13.30 Prof. René Cappers  – The Weichselian flora at the time of the mammoth of Orvelte.
  • 14.15 Taravat Talebi (Research Gate)– Pingo-scars from Friesland in connection to the Neolithic.
  • 15.00 Dr. Wim Hoek  & Anja Verbers (Research Gate) – Pingos: indicators and recorders of past environmental change

Coffee break

  • 15.30 Dr. William Gosling – A new perspective on old ecosystems: Recent advances in the chemical analysis of microfossils
  • 16.15 TBA

17.00 Drinks

18.00 Diner

Sleepover at the  ‘Wongema Inn’


Friday 12th of October

08.00 Breakfast (Wongema)

09.00-17.00 Excursion

  • Wierde Ezinge – Walk from the Iron Age up to the Middle Ages
  • De Onlanden – Viewpoint. Lunch location
  • Steilrand Donderen – Story of three ice ages
  • Witteveen – Pingo scar, Hunebed and Celtic fields

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