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After the success of the first and second editions, the applied sedimentology group at the GeoZentrum NordBayern (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg) in collaboration with Geocosm LLC. are happy to announce the third edition of the International School on Sandstone Diagenesis. Like in the previous years, the s...

How huge he really was is uncertain. The only thing that is certain is that it is the largest bony fish of all time: we are talking about the Leedsichthys problematicus, which lived about 160 million years ago. But how can such fossils, of which only a few fragments have survived, even be analysed? ...

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Palaeontology, the ‘study of ancient life’, has been making a significant contribution to our understanding of the natural world for over 200 years. One of the greatest achievements of palaeontological research has been to confirm the extinction of species as fact and to confirm Darwin’s Theory of ...

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Prof. Ondřej Bábek of Olomouc University will give a guest talk on Uses (and misuses) of quantitative proxies in sequence-stratigraphy and palaoeclimatology: field gamma-ray spectrometry and element geochemistry logs on Wednesday 27. November at 8:30 AM in the Palaeobiology seminar in Henkestraße 91...

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Climate change is perceived very differently in our society. The natural sciences often set completely different priorities here than, for example, politics or economics. And how does tomorrow's generation see this development? At the Long Night of Sciences, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kießling, Dr. Florian ...

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Climate change is progressing faster than we would have dreamed a few years ago. The consequences for people and the environment are already clearly noticeable, but we are only at the beginning of accelerating global warming. Climate sceptics often stress that climate change has always existed, but ...

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On October 21, 5pm, PD Dr. Kenneth de Baets (GZN) will give a talk "Gasping fish and panting belemnites: Warming, growth and migration of water-breathing animals " in Hörsaal Geologie, GeoZentrums Nordbayern, Schlossgarten 5. The Pliensbachian-Toarcian transition has been considered a major bott...