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NECLIME online conference on South Asia, September 7-9, 2021

We are very please to announce the next NECLIME online conference this year. Our second online event will be organized by our members Dr. Vandana Prasad, Dr. Gaurav Srivastava and Dr. Vivesh V. Kapur from the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow (India). It will take place on September 7–9, 2021, as an online meeting free of charges.
The conferences is entitled "Neogene climate evolution and biotic response(s) in south Asia" and focuses on the following topics

  1. Age and depositional environment(s) of Siwalik and Siwalik-equivalent sediments
  2. Biotic (flora and fauna) evolution and biogeography during the Neogene
  3. Climatic change(s) during the Neogene

More details on the scientific program and the contributions can be found in the program and abstract book of the online conference. Additional organisatorial information is available first circular and the second circular.
To register, please send an email to the organizers using this
registration form. Registration deadline is August 10, 2021. Please contact the organizers if you have further questions.

ANTICIPATED – 20. NECLIME Annual Meeting, Tbilisi (Georgia)

If possible, the NECLIME annual meeting will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia. The scientific meeting will be organized at the Georgian National Museum, where Eliso Kvavadze and Maia Bukhsianidze will be our local hosts - big thanks to their for this kind invitation!
A 3-4 day post-meeting excursion is planned to visit the altitudinal vegetation succession of Lagodekhi National Park (Eastern Georgia) with Caucasian Oriental beech forests (with Pterocarya fraxinifolia).
We will keep you updated if this meeting can take place in late 2021!

ANTICIPATED – 4. NECLIME Asian Meeting, Matsudo/Chiba (Japan), 2022

The 4. NECLIME Asian Meeting is planned to take place at the Faculty of Horticulture at Chiba University (Japan). We are very thankful to Arata Momohara who will be our local host.
Field trips will be offered to visit Mt. Takao (mixed forest of Fagus japonica, Cyclobalanopsis, Abies, and Tsuga), the latest Pliocene Metasequoia fossil forest in west Tokyo, the Fagus crenata forest in heavy snow areas and the early Pleistocene Uonuma Group of south Niigata.
More information will follow as soon as the meeting can be planned again.

Past NECLIME conferences

Tbilisi (Georgia) © A. Gonschior

Georgia © A. Bruch

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