Prof. Wolfgang Kiessling was at the Royal Society Meeting "The Past is a Foreign Country" in London to present a lecture on " Marine ecosystem responses to temperature-related stressors through time".
Not only geologists are in love with rocks, climbers are too. Our Paleobiology student Niklas Hohmann discusses the geology of Franconian Switzerland, our local climbing area close to Erlangen and birthplace of modern sports climbing.Continue
Palaeobiology student Niklas Hohmann connects mathematics and paleontology in unexpected ways. In his contribution for the 1st palaeontologcial virtual congress, he describes how a blurring effect used by Instagram and Photoshop can be used to describe how extinction events are preserved in the fossil record.Continue
The Geosciences Colloquium “When, where and why life began to walk - A reconnaissance of the Cambrian Explosion and the origin of the Bilateria" took place on Monday, 7th January 2019.
The Cambrian Radiation Event, or Cambrian Explosion, records the advent of metazoan life and set the ...Continue
The Geosciences Colloquium Key innovations in the evolution of feeding: a hierarchical approach by Dr. Emilia Jarochowska, GeoZentrum Nordbayern, will take place on Monday, 19th November 17:00, in the geology lecture hall, Schloßgarten 5, Erlangen.Continue
Matthias López Correa (FAU) will give a talk this Thursday, 8th November 2018, 19.00h in Naturkundemuseum Reutlingen (Weibermarkt 4):
Höhlenforschung und Karstgeomorphologie im Sultanat Oman (Arabische Halbinsel)Continue
First and second-year master students in our international program “Palaeobiology and Earth Systems Research Lab” joined our Paleobiology staff on a research retreat in Franconian Switzerland. We had an intense exchange of ideas and planned the research projects as well as seminars and we explore th...Continue
Erlangen paleontologists and TERSANE members were in Coimbra for the 2nd International Workshop on the Toarcian Anoxic Event (2nd IW-TOAE). A total of 4 presentations, including 3 talks and one poster, were presented on the consequences of the TOAE on body size of marine invertebrates as well as its...Continue
The first paper of our PhD student Bryan Shirley has been published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The co-authors are Madleen Grohganz, whose BSc thesis has contributed important data to the paper, Michel Bestmann from the Structural Geology group of the GeoZentrum, and Emilia Jarochowska. T...Continue
Our PhD student Theresa Nohl was given the 1st place in the "Young Scientist Award" competition at the GeoBonn 2018 meeting for her talk "Lost in transition – the selective compaction of a halysitid coral and its implications for diagenesis and time". Congratulations!
Our Palaeobiology team was r...Continue