10th International Meeting on Phytolith Research, 12-14 September 2016 (Aix-en-Provence, France)
The 10th International Meeting on Phytolith Research (Aix-en-Provence, France)
The 10th International Meeting on Phytolith Research will take place in Aix-en-Provence (France), at CEREGE the Centre Europeen de Recherche et d’Enseignement en Geosciences de l’Environnement from Monday 12 September to Wednesday 14 September 2016.
Contributions are welcome on any aspect of archaeology, paleoanthropology, agronomy, pedology, taphonomy, plant systematics and evolution, plant physiology, biochemistry, paleoecology, paleoclimatology, and paleobiogeography insofar as they involve research on phytoliths.
The meeting will be organized in 5 sessions:
Session 1: Phytoliths in archaeology : new approaches and discoveries
Session 2: Calibration of the phytolith marker and paleoenvironmental reconstructions
Session 3: Quantification, localisation, and role of phytoliths in living plants
Session 4: Phytoliths and the biogeochemical cycles of Silicon and Carbon
Session 5: Phytolith morphology, morphometry, taxonomy and taphonomy
15 January 2016: Abstract submission begins.
30 April 2016: Pre-registration deadline. Participants must registrate before submitting their abstract. After this date only non-member fees will be applied.
30 April 2016: Abstract submission deadline. Participants must registrate before submitting their abstract. After this date only non-member fees will be applied.
(30 April 2016: Deadline for students who want to apply for a "Student travel grant" (about 800 USD)). Send CV+Abstract at 10thIMPR@gmail.com
12-14 September 2016: conference at Aix en Provence. Welcome!WEBSITE