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STRATI 2010 (August 30 - September 2, 2010, UPMC, Paris 6, France)
The 4th "French" Congress on Stratigraphy (= 4ème Congrès Français de Stratigraphie) is an INTERNATIONAL meeting dedicated to stratigraphy that will cover the several aspects of this field of the geosciences (sequence stratigraphy, chimiostratigraphy, advanced biostratigraphy, cyclostratigraphy, ...).
Contact: Bruno Granier
Published: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 17:04:22 GMT
6th Regional Symposium of the IFAA (July 1-5, 2009, Milano,Italy)
Following a consolidate tradition of our symposia, the scientific topics cover any aspects of calcareous algae and microbialites, including their present-day distribution and abundance. In addition, we are inviting to present your contribution to a cross-cut topic with strong implications in biology, palaeontology, sedimentology, geology and climatology: the quantification (in space or time, at any scale) of the carbonate production of calcareous algae. Although calcareous algae commonly occur both in the present-day shelf environments at all latitudes and in the fossil record, we still need a tentative quantification of their abundance, in space and time. Calcareous algae are sensitive to the expected consequences of global change, therefore our contribution will be particularly important to a wide scientific community, not only to algae specialists. Therefore, especially welcome are contributions aimed at the identification/delimitation of marine habitats dominated by calcareous algae, also by geophysical survey, and all approaches to the quantification of living/fossil calcareous algae in different environmental/paleoenvironmental settings. Contact: Daniela Basso
Published: Wed, 20 May 2009 19:25:51

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Post-doctoral Fellowship, Bushveld Intelligence Centre, Department of Geology, University of Pretoria
To start in 2008, for a renewable one year contract (maximum is two years). Annual Fellowship is R100,000-00 (normally non-taxable), single return airfare from overseas (where relevant), plus field expenses.
The project is to carry out a holistic study of the tectonic and structural setting of the Bushveld Complex, within a framework of Transvaal and Waterberg Basins geodynamic development. Key topics to be addressed are given below (# s 4 to 6, particularly):
(1) To critically assess existing work on basin analysis of the Transvaal basin, and to fill in the gaps in the western part of that preservational basin, and in its adjacent eastern-Botswana portion;
(2) to carry out a basin analysis of the central Main Waterberg Basin, to complement more geographically limited extant studies along its southern and NE margins, and in the smaller Middelberg Basin;
(3) to fully examine, in detail the nature and history of the deposits of the Loskop, Glentig and Rust de Winter Formations (traditionally regarded as uppermost Transvaal units, but clearly syn-Bushveld molasse deposits, from the preliminary work of Jacques Martini [1998. The Loskop Formation and its relationship to the Bushveld Complex, South Africa, J. Afr. Earth Sci., 27/2, 193-222] on certain Loskop outcrops) in order to better understand spatial and chronological relations between the three suites of the Bushveld, the Rooiberg volcanics and these essentially syn-Bushveld Loskop sedimentary and lesser volcanic deposits. The structural effects of Bushveld mafic activity can be read, to a certain extent, from the nature and variability of these pan-Loskop deposits.
(4) To collate existing and collect new structural data on the Bushveld Complex (also relevant geophysical data) to build a regional data set.
(5) Most importantly, to link the evolution of the Bushveld Complex to the gedynamic history of its enclosing Transvaal and Waterberg Basins, and to existing cratonic architecture, and to post-Bushveld tectonic events.
(6) To establish the regional metamorphic history related to Bushveld intrusion and to integrate this with the above studies.
More information: Available from Pat Eriksson at 27-(0)12-4202238.
Published: Wed, 3 Oct 2007 13:11:48 GMT
Research Associate - Department of Geology, University of Leicester (UK)
Available from 1 December 2007
Fixed Term Contract for 3 years
A Research Associate is required to undertake high quality original scientific research for NERC-funded project: The problem of vertebrate origins ­ comparative taphonomy and gaps in the fossil record.
A PhD in a relevant palaeontological or biological subject is essential.
More information: Available from Mark Purnell.
Published: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 11:00:00 GMT
Ingénieurs de Gisement, Géophysiciens et Géologues expérimentés h/f (Beicip-Franlab)
English language is mandatory and other language capabilities such as Spanish is a must.
More information: Available from Direction des Ressources Humaines.
Published: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 10:00:00 GMT
Structural Geologist (ZADCO, Abu Dhabi)
Structural analysis/interpretation, 2D/3D modeling using large scale reservoir structural geology and geomechanics data. This will involve interpreting and integrating all technical aspects of structural geology, trap definition and validation, kinematics, fault geometries, fault property prediction, with some exposure to fracture characterization, modeling and geomechanics using seismic and other available data. A high level of integration will be expected with other subsurface disciplines such as imaging logs, drilling data and reservoir engineering.
Contact: Zakum Development Company.
Published: Thu, 12 Jul 2007 09:00:00 GMT
Senior Geologist - France (VERMILION ENERGY TRUST)
The Senior Geologist – France will report directly to the Asset Team Leader, Paris Basin based in Calgary. This position will be responsible for exploiting the hydrocarbon resources of Vermilion-owned assets in France, with a focus in the Paris Basin. The ideal candidate will have a B. Science in Geology with professional designation and at least 8 years of related petroleum industry geological experience. Having both French and English language skills and related experience in France, Netherlands and/or Australia are assets.
Contact: Vermilion Energy Trust.
Published: Mon, 6 Aug 2007 09:45:00 GMT




Carnets de Géologie - Notebooks on Geology
Launched in 2002 this open-access e-journal presents peer-reviewed papers in the field of sedimentology, stratigraphy, and paleontology.
Revision of "Falaise de Blanche" (Lower Cretaceous) in Lebanon, with the definition of a Jezzinian Regional Stage
Sibelle Maksoud, Bruno Granier, Dany Azar, Raymond Gèze, Jean-Claude Paicheler & Josep A. Moreno-Bedmar.- The "Falaise de Blanche" is a prominent cliff, consisting mostly of Lower Cretaceous limestones that extends as linear outcrops over most of the Lebanese territory and provides geologists a remarkable reference for stratigraphic studies. However, until now, this unit was lacking a clear definition. We introduce herein the Jezzinian Regional Stage, the type-locality of which is at Jezzine. It equates as an unconformity-bounded unit and, per definition, it is framed by two discontinuities. Because we identified an additional, median sequence-boundary, poorly-expressed in the type-section but better at Aazour, only 4.5 km westward of Jezzine, the new regional stage implicitly spans two sequences. The lithostratigraphic framework being properly redefined, we were able to investigate time-constrained micropaleontological assemblages, consisting mostly of benthic foraminifers and calcareous algae. Typically Southern Tethysian, these assemblages contribute to high-resolution, holostratigraphic correlations with the Persian Gulf area, on the eastern part of the Arabian Plate. The Jezzinian interval correlates with the upper part of the Kharaibian Regional Stage (also known as "Thamama II" reservoir unit in the oil industry). In turn, the Jezzinian is indirectly correlated with the Northern Tethysian Urgonian stratigraphic units where it corresponds to a rather short interval encompassing the standard Barremian - Bedoulian stage boundary. Locally the upper discontinuity is associated to a significant intra-Bedoulian hiatus. The macrofossil assemblages found in the Jezzinian (echinids) and above it (ammonites) support, or at least do not contradict, our micropaleontological dating.- Handle-ID: http://hdl.handle.net/2042/54359
Published: Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:55:40 GMT
Les genres Subgrossouvria Spath et Orionoides Spath (Ammonitina, Perisphinctidae) de l'Horizon à Leckenbyi (Callovien supérieur, Zone à Athleta) de Montreuil-Bellay (Maine-et-Loire, France) [The genera Subgrossouvria Spath and Orionoides Spath (Ammonitina, Perisphinctidae) from the Leckenbyi Horizon (Upper Callovian, Athleta Zone) of Montreuil-Bellay (Maine-et-Loire, France)]
Alain Bonnot, Pierre-Yves Boursicot & Patrice Ferchaud.- À Montreuil-Bellay (Maine-et-Loire, France), le premier banc d'âge Callovien supérieur (Horizon à Leckenbyi) a fourni une très abondante faune ammonitique (N=3275). Dans la famille des Perisphinctidae, à côté de Choffatia isabellae Bonnot et al. et du genre Pseudopeltoceras Spath, on trouve deux autres genres : le genre Subgrossouvria Spath est représenté par S. famula (Bean in Spath) et S. crassa Gérard & Contaut, le genre Orionoides Spath par O. indicus Spath. L'abondance et la qualité du matériel ont permis la description de l'ontogenèse et la figuration de macroconques et de microconques de ces trois espèces, parmi lesquels des adultes complets à péristome conservé. La diagnose du genre Orionoides, souvent mal interprété, a été amendée. L'extension stratigraphique de ces espèces est également précisée et leur devenir potentiel est envisagé. Nous avançons l'hypothèse que ces espèces ont colonisé la plate-forme nord-ouest européenne via la marge sud de la Téthys, comme Peltoceras marysae Bonnot et al. et Choffatia isabellae Bonnot et al. [In the Montreuil-Bellay area (Maine-et-Loire, France), the lowermost bed of the Upper Callovian (Leckenbyi Horizon) contains a very abundant ammonite fauna (N=3275). The Family Perisphinctidae is represented by Choffatia isabellae Bonnot et al., the genus Pseudopeltoceras Spath, the genus Subgrossouvria Spath, which includes S. famula (Bean in Spath) and S. crassa Gérard & Contaut, and the genus Orionoides Spath, which comprises O. indicus Spath. Thanks to the abundance and quality of the material, it was possible to describe and figure macroconchs and microconchs of these three species, including adult specimens with preserved peristome. The stratigraphical ranges of these taxa are also specified and their potential descendants can be considered. These species are unknown in the uppermost Middle Callovian, and we assume that they colonized the northwestern part of the European platform via the southern margin of the Tethys, as did Peltoceras marysae Bonnot et al. and Choffatia isabellae Bonnot et al.]- Handle-ID: http://hdl.handle.net/2042/54363
Published: Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:01:21 GMT
Nannofossils and foraminifera from the Salamanca Formation (Paleocene) in Punta Peligro Norte (Chubut, Argentina)
Margarita Simeoni.- An assemblage of nannofossils from the Salamanca Formation is reported for the first time from the Punta Peligro Norte locality in the San Jorge Gulf Basin, Argentina. Several recognized nannofossils have a stratigraphic distribution within the lower Danian. The assemblage of nannofossils and associated foraminifera is here discussed taking into account biostratigraphic and paleoecological aspects.- Handle-ID: http://hdl.handle.net/2042/54361
Published: Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:05:56 GMT
Ostracodes from the Upper Cretaceous deposits of the Potiguar Basin, northeastern Brazil: taxonomy, paleoecology and paleobiogeography. Part 2: Santonian-Campanian
Enelise Katia Piovesan, Maria Cristina Cabral, Jean-Paul Colin, Gerson Fauth & Cristianini Trescastro Bergue.- Sixty-four Ostracoda taxa were recorded from the Santonian?Campanian of Potiguar Basin, northeastern Brazil. The following new species were described: Triebelina anterotuberculata, Triebelina obliquocostata, Cophinia ovalis, Fossocytheridea potiguarensis, Ovocytheridea anterocompressa, Ovocytheridea triangularis, Perissocytheridea jandairensis, Semicytherura musacchioi and Protocosta babinoti. The faunal association indicates predominantly shallow marine environments, intercalated with typically mixohaline levels. These species are mostly endemic, although the presence of six species common to West and North Africa shows that migration was still possible by the end of the Cretaceous.- Handle-ID: http://hdl.handle.net/2042/54151
Published: Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:23:13 GMT
Temporal and latitudinal trends in the biodiversity of European Atlantic Cenozoic gastropod (Mollusca) faunas. A base for the history of biogeographic provinces
Pierre Lozouet.- A general overview of the biodiversity of the marine fauna during the Tertiary period is developed in the context of the biogeographical evolution of the European realm. This study combines a reappraisal of the literature with a unique first-hand source of data on the richest marine group (the gastropods) from over a 25 million year period (Early Oligocene to Late Miocene). In total the French deposits have yielded more than 10,000 species from the Eocene to the Upper Miocene. Evidence of significant bias in the fossil record is pointed out for the Palaeocene (Danian) and Upper Eocene (Priabonian). For the period considered (Palaeocene to Late Miocene, ca 50 million years) the second highest diversity is reported in the Late Oligocene. This study reveals also the importance of pre-Miocene extinctions of genera. The Oligocene was when the latitudinal differentiation of the faunas was greatest. The local generic gastropod richness ranges from 59 (Rupelian of Belgium) to 494 (Chattian of Aquitaine). A clear trend towards homogenization appears in the Late Oligocene which leads to the development of a vast biogeographical region named Euro-West Africa. This faunal evolutionary pattern has never been demonstrated before and is a novel feature of the biogeography of the Eastern-Atlantic region.- Handle-ID: http://hdl.handle.net/2042/54150
Published: Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:18:13 GMT


GEOSCIENCE E-JOURNALS
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Acta Carsologica [ISSN 0583-6050] Acta Carsologica publishes original research papers and reviews in all scientific fields related to karst (geology, hydrology and geomorphology, speleology, hydrogeology, biospeleology and history of karst science).

Acta geographica Slovenica - Geografski zbornik [ISSN 1581-8314] First published in 1952, it is available online since 1995 in Slovene and English.

Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae [ISSN 0208-9068] Until 1980 Rocznik Polskiego Towarzystwa Geologicznego, this journal is a quarterly scientific journal of the Polish Geological Society.

Anuário do Instituto de Geociências [ISSN 0101-9759] Electronic version of the paper-printed peer-reviewed journal of Geology, Geography and Meteorology published since 1977 by the Instituto de Geociências/CCMN, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.

AIG Journal [ISSN 1443-1017] Applied geoscientific research and practice in Australia.

Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences [ISSN 0251-7493] The Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences is the official peer reviewed journal of the Austrian Geological Society. It publishes original scientific contributions covering a wide spectrum of earth science topics.

Cadernos do Laboratorio xeolóxico de Laxe [ISSN 0213-4497] In 1994 the Institute of Geology "Isidro Parga Pondal" (University of A Coruña) was created to promote the scientific publications, teaching, research and spreading of the geology of Galicia and the Peninsular Hercynian.

Carnets de Géologie - Notebooks on Geology [ISSN 1634-0744] Independent, peer-reviewed, bi-lingual geoscience e-magazine with emphasis on stratigraphy, sedimentology, and paleontology.

Cuaternario y Geomorfología [ISSN 0214-1744] Co-edited by the Spanish Quaternary Research Association (AEQUA) and the Spanish Society of Geomorphology (SEG), it publishes innovative papers covering the full range of pure and applied fields on Quaternary and Geomorphology.

CYBERGEO [ISSN 1278-3366] European Journal of Geography: Information, bibliography and news about geography

e-Terra [ISSN 1645-0388] Portuguese peer-reviewed electronic Journal of Earth Sciences

FOG Freiberg Online Geology [ISSN 1434-7512] Electronic Journal of the Freiberg Geoscience Departement. Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany

GeoFocus [ISSN 1578-5157] Electronic peer-reviewed journal specialised on GIScience and Technologies. Access is free and it is open to contributions worldwide, being the main languages Portuguese and Spanish, although English contributions are also welcome.

GeoLines [ISSN 1210-9606] GeoLines is a series of papers and monothematic volumes of abstracts (not reviewed) or extended abstracts (reviewed) from workshops and conferences. It is published by the Institute of Geology, Academy of Sciences of the CR, v.v.i.

Geologia Croatica (Online) [ISSN 1443-1017] Scientific journal of the Croatian Geological Survey and the Croatian Geological Society, published semi-annually in English all aspects of the Earth sciences

Geologia Sudetica [ISSN 0072-100X] Electronic version of the peer-reviewed journal published annually by the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Wroclaw University. Papers cover all aspects of geosciences in SW Poland and adjacent regions (Czech Republic and Germany).

Géologie de la France [ISSN 1638-5977] Geology of France and surrounding areas

Géosciences [ISSN 1772-094X] BRGM's review for a sustainable Earth, takes a fresh scientific look at the impact of geosciences on today's society and economy. It aims to increase overall awareness of sustainable development and addresses a wide audience.

GeoTropico [ISSN 1692-0791] Electronic peer-reviewed geographical journal, published semi-annually by the GeoLat Group in Bogota, Colombia. Papers in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French

International Journal of Speleology [ISSN 0392 6672] Peer reviewed international scientific review publishing in the field of cave and karst science.

Irish Journal of Earth Sciences [ISSN 0790-1763] Annual journal published by the Royal Irish Academy. It accepts original research and review articles on Irish earth science topics and on research performed at Irish institutions or of general Irish interest.

Joannea Geologie und Paläontologie [ISSN 1562-9449] Peer-reviewed journal dealing with all aspects of the Earth Sciences in Styria (Austria). Published annually by the Landesmuseum Joanneum in Graz. Contributions in German and English

Journal of GEOsciences [ISSN 1802-6222] Formerly Journal of the Czech Geological Society, it publishes original scientific papers concerned with all aspects of nature and origin of crystalline complexes.

Journal of Paleontological Techniques [ISSN 1646-5806] A peer-reviewed journal focus on the paleontological methods and techniques, including articles and notes on fossil preparation, technology-related techniques applied to paleontology, etc.

M@ppemonde [ISSN 1769-7298] Since 1988 the journal M@ppemonde has published 72 numbers. In January 2004 it became an open electronic review accepting all articles about geography and land forms. Museologia Scientifica e Naturalistica

Museologia Scientifica e Naturalistica [ISSN 1824-2707] The journal represents a section of the Annali dell'Universitá degli Studi di Ferrara. This section publishes contributions about Museum scientific activities including research, education, teaching and expositions.

New Mexico Geology [ISSN (printed): 0196-948X] Quarterly peer-reviewed journal published by New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources covering the geology of New Mexico and surrounding areas.

New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics [ISSN 0028-8306] An international journal of Pacific Rim geoscience relevant to New Zealand, the Pacific and Antarctica.

OCEANOLOGIA quarterly journal [ISSN 0078-3234] OCEANOLOGIA is a journal of basic research in marine sciences. It publishes primarily fundamental research results expanding knowledge of the physical, chemical and biological processes in marine environment and their models.

Palaeontologia Electronica [ISSN 1094-8074] The world's first internationally-sponsored, peer-reviewed paleontological journal.

Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas [ISSN 1026-8774] Every April, August and December, RMCG publishes original research papers about Earth Sciences, with emphasis on works of Iberoamerica. It is indexed in SCI-Expanded and others.

Revue de Paléobiologie (en ligne) [ISSN 1661-5468] Published by the Museum of Natural History of the City of Geneva, Revue de Paléobiologie publishes articles on all fields of the palaeontology. Since 2005, it is also available on line (pdf format).

Solstice: Geography and Mathematics [ISSN 1059-5325] Solstice was first published in 1990 using TeX; the TeX files were transmitted via e-mail. Since 1990, Solstice has been published by the Institute of Mathematical Geography in state-of-the-art electronic formats and distributed twice annually.

Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers [ISSN 1814-294X] The scope of the journal is the origin and development of dissolution caves (speleogenesis) and related aspects of karst hydrogeology and evolution of karst.

Studia Geologica Polonica [ISSN 0081-6426] A series of original scientific monographs covering a wide spectrum of geological sciences, including geological results of the Polish Arctic and Antarctic scientific expeditions, etc.

Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai, Geologia [ISSN 1221-0803] The official publication of the "Babeş-Bolyai" University publishes research articles in all fields of Earth Sciences.

Trabajos de Geología [ISSN 0474-9588] A yearly publication whose objective is publishing those works and research of quality about any Geology topic, to allow the diffusion of local data such as geological maps, geochemical analyses, etc.

Volumina Jurassica [ISSN 1731-3708] Volumina Jurassica is a geological journal devoted to the publication of original research papers on all aspects of the Jurassic System.


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