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Simposio Internacional de Algas Fósiles

10th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON FOSSIL ALGAE

Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 12-18 September 2011

 
International Fossil Algae Association
 
Organized by:
Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, Department of Geology
 
In collaboration with
University of Bucharest, Department Geology-Paleontology
 
 
FIRST CIRCULAR

GENERAL INFORMATION
Following the 9th International Symposium on Fossil Algae held in Zagreb, Croatia, 2007, the 10th Symposium will be held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, from Monday 12 to Sunday 18 September 2011.
Two field-trips are planed: pre-symposium field trip to East Carpathians, and post-symposium field trip to NW Transylvanian Basin.
The Symposium will be organized by the Geological Department of the Babeş-Bolyai University, in collaboration with the Department of Geology-Paleontology, Bucharest University.
 
PROGRAMME
12-15 September. Pre-Symposium field trip: Eastern Carpathians (Haghimaş Mountains and Dâmbovicioara region)
16-17 September. Scientific sessions: Cluj-Napoca
18 September. Post-Symposium field trip: North-Western part of Transylvanian Basin

Scientific sessions will be held at the Babeş-Bolyai University.

REGISTRATION FEES
  • Attending members: 75 euros (before 1 July 2011); 100 euros (after 1 July 2011)
  • Students: 30 euros
  • Accompanying persons: 30 euros

SCIENTIFIC TOPICS
Presentations on any aspect of calcareous algae and calcimicrobes are welcome, including:
·        Biomineralization and algal- or microbe-induced sedimentation
·        Stromatolites
·        Taxonomy and Systematics
·        Evolutionary history 
·        Living vs. fossil
·        Biogeography and palaeoclimatology
·        Ecology and palaeoecology
·        Biostratigraphy
·        Taphonomy and diagenesis
·        Sedimentology: algae and carbonate platforms
·        Significance of algae in hydrocarbon and mineral resources formation
Proposals for additional themes or special sessions are welcome.

ACCOMMODATION AND TRAVEL
Cluj-Napoca offers a wide range of hotel accommodation. Details of accommodation will be provided in the Second Circular. At request, we can book accomodation for the participants to the University Hotel.
Cluj-Napoca is connected with other parts of Europe by plane, train and international roads.
 
SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS
The official language of the Symposium is English. Participants are invited to give oral and/or poster presentations. The maximum size of a poster is 120 cm high by 85 cm wide. Presentation equipment will be provided including PC computer, LCD projector, slide-projector, and overhead projector.

PUBLICATION
Abstracts will be peer-reviewed before their final acceptance.
The abstract body should be kept at two A4 pages (illustrations included). Detailed instructions for authors will be provided in the Second Circular and posted on the web-page. Selected papers arising from oral and poster presentations will be published subsequently in a Symposium Special Volume.

IMPORTANT DATES
15 January 2011 Return of Pre-registration Form
30 April 2011 Distribution of Second Circular (with field-trip and accommodation fees included) to those who returned the Pre-registration Form
31 May 2011 Symposium and field trip registration
31 May 2011 Submission of abstracts
1 July 2011 Final payment of all fees
PRE-SYMPOSIUM FIELD TRIP
12-15 SEPTEMBER
Topics:
  • Calcareous algae within Upper Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous deposits from Cheile Bicazului (Bicaz Gorges) and Lacu Roşu area, Hăghimaş Mountains. Type locality of Macroporella pratrurloni Dragastan.
  • Mesozoic limestones from Dâmbovicioara region (estern part of the Getic Carbonate Platform). Spectacular Upper Jurassic hardground, and Urgonian calcareous algae. Visit to Bran Castle (one o a supposed Dracula castles).
  • Middle Miocene red algae from the western border of the Transylvanian Basin and Upper Cretaceous algae from Gilau Mts. border.
Leaders: Ioan I. Bucur, Ovidiu Dragastan, Iulia Lazăr, Emanoil Săsăran.
The trip begins (afternoon, September 12) and ends (evening, September 15) in Cluj-Napoca. Important note: maximum number of participants could be limited due to transportation limitations.

POST-SYMPOSIUM FIELD TRIP
18 SEPTEMBER
Topics:
·        Red algae from the Eocene deposits of Ciciulat-Letca area (NW part of the Transylvanian Basin)
Leaders: Ioan I. Bucur & Emanoil Săsăran.
The trip begins (early morning, September 18) and ends (evening, September 18) in Cluj-Napoca.

PRE-REGISTRATION FORM
We cordially invite all participants to complete the Pre-Registration Form
More on-line information on the Symposium will soon be posted on web (sympozium and IFAA web-pages).

Organizing Committee:
Ioan I. Bucur (president) – Babeş-Bolyai University
Ovidiu Dragastan – University of Bucharest
Emanoil Săsăran– Babeş-Bolyai University
Iulia Lazăr – University of Bucharest
Ioan Tanţău – Babeş-Bolyai University (treasurer)
Bruno Granier – Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest (IFAA web page)
Mihai Popa – University of Bucharest (symposium web page)
Camelia CatincuţBabeş-Bolyai University
Claudia Beldean  Babeş-Bolyai University
Anca Hebriştean – Babeş-Bolyai University
Daniel Florin Lazar– Babeş-Bolyai University
Alexandru Vlad Marian– Babeş-Bolyai University
Szabo Botond  Babeş-Bolyai University
George Pleş – Babeş-Bolyai University
Răzvan Ungureanu – Babeş-Bolyai University
Cristian Mircescu – Babeş-Bolyai University
Voichiţa Reszeg – Babeş-Bolyai University

CONTACT:
Ioan I. Bucur
Babeş-Bolyai University
Department of Geology
Str. M. Kogălniceanu nr. 1
400084 Cluj-Napoca
Romania
Alternative e-mail: ioanbucur@yahoo.com
Phone: 0040-751-301086
Phone and Fax: 0040-264-405371
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10th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON FOSSIL ALGAE

Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 12-18 September 2011

PRE-REGISTRATION FORM

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My contribution(s) will be presented as: Oral communication(s) Poster(s)

Please, fill in this Registration Form and return it to ioan.bucur@ubbcluj.ro

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