News and Highlights
NECLIME online conference 2022
After great success last year, we are organizing the 2. NECLIME online conference from November 21-25, 2022. Next to the submission on general NECLIME topics, we especially encourage contributions focusing on
- Quantifying past plant biodiversity and vegetation history
- Reconstructing the extremes
Please find more details in the 1. circular.
Registration deadline for abstract submission is September, 30, 2022. by email from the attached circular. We are looking forward to seeing you again in November!
NECLIME annual meeting
With great regret, we had to cancel the NECLIME annual meeting in Tbilisi due to unforeseen complications. NECLIME wants to apologize to all participants and thank all the organizers for their work so far. We are deeply sorry we cannot meet in person this year.
To continue our scientific exchange, we are going to organize another online conference with a preliminary date set to late November, 2022. A first circular will be distributed soon.
Reports of past workshops
In a recent webpage update, the reports of two past NECLIME workshops were uploaded. The report of the workshop on climate contains a summary of our discussion on the use of probability density functions to determine paleoclimate as well as useful suggestions for first time users. As this is a promising field for the future, we are very interested to discuss results in comparisons with established methods at upcoming events.
The report of the workshop of the Early Career Researcher Network contains a detailed description of the two-day event focusing on taxonomy and taphonomy as well as plans for the next workshop preliminary scheduled for October, 2022.
Announcement workshop on palynology
With pleasure, we can now announce another in NECLIME in person event! The working group on palynology is going to meet in Bratilava (Slovakia) from May 24-25, 2022. The venue of the Comenius University in Bratislava is well known to our palynologist and the event is kindly organized by Marianna Kováčová, Dimiter Ivanov and Torsten Utescher. The workshop will combine scientific presentations as well as discussions of slides and pollen images. To participate, please send an email to the organizers before April, 4, 2022.
More information is available in the first circular.
NECLIME Annual Conference Tbilisi (Georgia)
It is our pleasure to invite you to the 2022 Annual NECLIME Conference planned to be held at the Georgian National Museum in Tbilisi, Georgia, September 18-26, 2022 organized by Maia Bukhsianidze and Eliso Kvavadze in cooperation with Angela Bruch.
We hope to organize this conference and excursions as the first in-person event since 2019 and look very much forward to meeting all of you again.
However, we are aware of unforeseen developments and possible travel restrictions, and we will keep maximum flexibility in organizing this event. Please consider registration even if you are not yet fully sure now about your travel options by writing an email to Angela Bruch before April 30, 2022..
More information on the event and the scientific focus of the confoncerence is available in the first circular.
Update workshop on climate
The next workshop of the NECLIME working group on climate is going to take place online on February, 21-22, 2022. The second circular. contains the preliminary schedule and oral contributions. If you have any questions, please do not hestitate to contact the organizers.
ECR workshop announcement
The newly established NECLIME working group of Early Career Researchers (ECR) are going to meet on March, 15-16, 2022, in for an free online workshop. The purpose of this group is to bring together young scientists interested in NECLIME topics and provide a platform for their discussion. In this event, they will focus on "Starting the identification process: Taxonomic and taphonomic issues". Registration deadline is February, 1, 2022 and open to everyone interested. The registration link and more information in available in the 1. circular.
NECLIME newsletter 2021
The NECLIME newsletter summerized all our activity of the last year and upcoming activities scheduled for 2022. In addition, several events are currently in planning and we are optimistic to be able to meet in person soon again. We want to wish all of you happy holidays and all the best for 2022!
New workshop on climate
The NECLIME working group on climate is going to meet online in a free event on February, 21-22, 2022. The workshop will address new plant-based climate reconstruction methods in comparison with the Coexistence Approach, CLAMP and non-plant records. Please find more information in the 1. circular. To register, please write an email to the organizers before January, 17, 2022.
Report of the NECLIME early career scientist network
For the first time, a group of early career scientits met on October, 8, 2021, to exchange their ideas to form their own network within NECLIME in order to establish new cooperations among them and to learn from more experience researcher of our community. The report of the workshop will give a summery of the topics discussed and how this potential new working group will continue.
Report of the NECLIME online conference on South Asia
The report of the second NECLIME online conference is now available. We sincerly thank the organizers at the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeoscience in Lucknow for all their work on this successful event which took place between September 7-9, 2021. Participants came from eleven different countries and presented research spanning from the Paleocene-Eocene to the Pleistocene. Find more details in the content of this confernce in the scientific program and abstract volume.
Program of the NECLIME online conference on South Asia
The program and abstract volume of the of our upcoming meeting on the Siwalik and age-equivalent sediments is now available. The meeting will be held online using google meet between September 7-9, 2021. Please find the time program including references to the time zones of all international participants included. If you have not yet received information on how to join the meeting, please don't hesitate to contact the organizers. We are looking forward to a successful second NECLIME online confernence.
Update NECLIME online conference on South Asia
The second circular of the upcoming NECLIME online conference on South Asia was now distributed. This online event will take place between September, 7-9, 2021 and is free of charge.
Main topics of the meeting will be Discussions during our last meeting showed the demand of a new NECLIME network shaped towards the needs of early career scientists (MSc/PhD students, early postdocs). In this announced workshop, we want to explore this idea togehter and find the best way to connect and foster young scientits interested in NECLIME.
This workshop is going to take place online on October 8, 2021 and is free of charge. Everyone interested should please register with a form attached to the announcement before September 15, 2021. We are very happy to announce the next NECIME online conference entitled "Neogene climate evolution and biotic response(s) in south Asia". The conference is 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.
NECLIME online workshop of early career scientists, October 2021
Please spread the announcement of an early career workshop within the NECLIME network with all your students and colleages!
NECLIME online conference on South Asia, September 2021
More details on the scientific program can be found in the first circular.
Please register before July 10, 2021, using this registration form attached in an email to the organizers.
Discussions during our last meeting showed the demand of a new NECLIME network shaped towards the needs of early career scientists (MSc/PhD students, early postdocs). In this announced workshop, we want to explore this idea togehter and find the best way to connect and foster young scientits interested in NECLIME.
This workshop is going to take place online on October 8, 2021 and is free of charge. Everyone interested should please register with a form attached to the announcement before September 15, 2021.
We are very happy to announce the next NECIME online conference entitled "Neogene climate evolution and biotic response(s) in south Asia". The conference is 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.