In section Paleobiology and Paleoenvironments, we study the evolution of ecosystems over long timescales. We deduce the environmental factors which significantly influenced the emergence and disappearance of communities throughout Earth’s history, alongside predicting the effects of modern day anthropogenic climate change on future ecosystems. To achieve this we combine geological fieldwork, state-of-the-art analytical methods, palaeobiological databases and statistical analysis.

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Due to the globally increasing number of infections we have decided to cancel next year’s Flügel Courses on carbonate microfacies which were supposed to take place in March. This is very unfortunate, especially since there is a long waiting list, but it seems unlikely to us that we will have overcom...