Monday, September 23, 2013

International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) 596 (2011-2015) Climate change and biodiversity patterns in the Mid-Paleozoic

The face of Planet Earth has changed significantly through geologic time. The configuration of continents and oceans and the organisms that inhabited them are very different from those we see today. IGCP 596 is specifically interested in the interaction between climate change and biodiversity in the Devonian and Carboniferous Periods (416 - 299 million years ago) when the terrestrial ecosystems experienced a biodiversity boom and oceanic ecosystems suffered catastrophic extinctions.

We recommend to visit the relevant website ( frequently. Various workshops and conferences are planned for the next years and we would be pleased to see a good number of young scientists attending the IGCP 596 meetings. For further information see webpages and /or contact Peter Königshof (

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