3rd NECLIME Asian Meeting
23rd to 24th of February 2016,Lucknow, India
The 17th Annual NECLIME meeeting was the 1st NECLIME meeting in India and the 3rd NECLIME meeting of NECLIME memebers in Asia and took place on the 23rd to 24th of February 2016 at the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany (BSIP) in Lucknow, northern India.Thanks to the excellent organization provided by our Indian colleagues and their kind hospitality our NECLIME meeting was a great success. Above all we thank Vandana Prasad for her commitment and Sunil Pajpai for offering all facilities and for kindly supporting us.
We further are very grateful to Vivek for taking us around historical Lucknow, Pradeep for introducing to us outcrops on the Indo-Gangetic Plain with great expertise, and Anjum for showing us around the Nawabganj Lake. Thank you all for that!
More than 200 participants joined the meeting which included 5 keynotes on various core topics, 16 oral and 28 poster contributions. The contributions were arranged in topical sessions (I – V) covering the topics palaeobiogeography/biodiversity, climate/fauna, palaeoclimate reconstruction, coastal and marine records, as well as Quaternary climate and vegetation dynamics.
Due to the relatively broad topical spectrum of the contributions, covering the entire Cenozoic and the Quaternary, and mainly focusing on India and other low latitudinal areas provided an excellent introduction for NECLIME into a region that so far represents an almost white area on NECLIME maps and in our data bases.
This meeting provided a unique opportunity
to further extend th
joint research between NECLIME and Indian colleagues. These are the
The field guide to the two-day field tip to Pleistocene/Holocene and archaeological sites around Lucknow is also available for download.
More information is available in the 1st circular and 2nd circular.