Working group on fossil woods

Reports Meetings Useful Links Fossil/recent reference collections

Coordination: Jakub Sakala, Olesya V. Bondarenko, Stanila Iamandei

If you have questions about the different methods, how to glean climatic information of fossil wood, discuss your results or if want to join this working group, please contact one of the coordinators.

Reports of this working group available for download

Forthcoming workshops

A new working is currently in planning. Please wait for more details in the future or contact the coordinators directly.

Past workshops

2nd workshop
The 2nd workshop was part of an extended NECLIME workshop will be take place in Sofia (Bulgaria) at the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences organized by Dimiter Ivanov and his team from 25th to the 28th of September 2018. This extended workshop focused on "Climate and vegetation evolution in the Paratethys and Eastern Mediterranean" in association with the 9th meeting of the NECLIME working group on "Taxonomy of Neogene Palynomorphs“ and the 4th meeting of the NECLIME working group on "Taxonomy of macrobotanical records in Eurasia".
Please, find more details in the 1st circular and the 2nd circular.
A report will follow soon!

1st workshop
The 1st workshop was held from 5th to 8th of June 2013 at the Department of Wood Science, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology of Mendel University, Brno (Czech Republic) and was kindly organized by Jakub Sakala and Vladimir Gryc. Find more information about the schedule in the 1st circular.
The thematic focus lay on Paleogene and Neogene wood in reference to their Nearest Living Relatives and their potential to reconstruct paleoclimate and paleovegetation.
Details about each presentation and each topics discussed is summerized in the report of the workshop.


Useful links

Fossil/recent reference collections

Institute Contact person remarks
Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany, Cracow (Poland) Katarzyna Cywa k.cywa"at" more than 220 fossil species and additional anatomical slides

Reports Meetings Useful Links Fossil/recent reference collections