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Field excursion to some key Lower Cretaceous sites in Drôme (SE France) – May 17-19, 2017

Report by Brian Huber (ICS vice-chair) Field trip participants: Bruno Granier (Excursion leader; France), Chaim and Sharon Benjamini (Israel), Elliot and Donna Burden (Canada), André Charrière (France), Francesca Falzoni (Italy), Andy Gale (United Kingdom), Eric Groessens and Marie-Claire Groessens-Van Dyck … Continue reading

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10th International Symposium on the Cretaceous

The 10th International Symposium on the Cretaceous will be held from 21th to 26th August, 2017 in Vienna (Austria). Sessions on the Cretaceous stages and boundary definitions are also included. The deadline for abstract submission is February 28th, 2017. For … Continue reading

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35th IGC- Business Meeting of the Subcommission on Cretaceous Stratigraphy

August 27 -September 4, 2016 – 35th IGC Business Meeting of the Subcommission on Cretaceous Stratigraphy Dear Voting Members and Task Groups officers of the Subcommission on Cretaceous Stratigraphy In my role of incoming chair of the Subcommission at the … Continue reading

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IGCP 609 Proceedings Volume

December 16, 2015 – IGCP 609 Proceedings Volume “Advances and Perspectives in Understanding Cretaceous Sea-level Change” The IGCP 609 Proceedings Volume “Advances and Perspectives in Understanding Cretaceous Sea-level Change”, edited by Michael Wagreich, Bilal U. Haq, Mihaela Melinte-Dobrinescu, Benjamin Sames … Continue reading

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Inauguration of the Santonian GSSP

November 27, 2015 – Santonian GSSP inaugurated at Olazagutia, Spain November 27, 2015 was a special day for the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS) and the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS). A new Global Stratotype Section and Point, an … Continue reading

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STRATI 2015

July 19-23, 2015 – STRATI2015 Convenor and contact person: Prof. Dr. Werner Piller 2nd International Conference on Stratigraphy – Strati 2015

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Col de Pré-Guittard section presentation (Drôme, France)

On June 19, 2014 Kennedy et al. (2014). Integrated stratigraphy across the Aptian/Albian boundary at Col de Pré-Guittard (southeast France): A candidate Global Boundary Stratotype Section. Cretaceous Research 51: 248-259.

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Turonian GSSP Cerimony

October 24, 2013 – Pueblo Lake State Park (Turonian) GSSP Dedication Ceremony www.campoutcolorado.com/pueblo-lake-state-park-gssp-dedication-ceremony/ Episodes, vol. 28, no. 2  

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9th International Symposium on Cretaceous System

September 1-5, 2013 – 9th International Symposium on Cretaceous System www.cretaceous2013.org/en/ Convenor and contact person: Prof. Dr. Ismail Omer Yilmaz Department of Geological Engineering Middle East Technical University 06531, Ankara, Turkey

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STRATI 2013

July 1-7, 2013 – 1st International Congress on Stratigraphy- STRATI2013 in Lisbon (Portugal). For details please visit the STRATI2013 webpage

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