The Palynology Specialist Group Meeting

November 6, 2014
WDG

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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