Program ESO 2018

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The European School on Ostracoda will take place in Jena, Germany.

March, 19th, Monday
General Fields (P. Frenzel, R. Matzke-Karasz & F. Viehberg)

  • Introduction
  • Bauplan, morphology and higher systematics
  • Ontogeny
  • Taxonomy and nomenclature
  • Documentation and collections
  • Distribution and ecology
  • Sampling and sample preparation
  • Preservation

March, 20th, Tuesday
Living Ostracoda (R. Matzke-Karasz, P. Frenzel & F. Viehberg)

  • Ostracod sampling
  • Culturing and observation
  • Soft parts
  • Exercises in soft part analysis

March, 21st, Wednesday
Palaeoenvironmental analyses (P. Frenzel, F. Viehberg & H. Groos-Uffenorde)

  • Introduction to Quaternary palaeoenvironmental analysis
  • Methods of palaeoenvironmental analysis
  • Data handling
  • Shell chemistry
  • Transfer functions and modern analogue technique
  • Introduction to Pre-Quaternary Ostracoda

March, 22nd, Thursday
Mesozoic and Palaeozoic Ostracoda (H. Groos-Uffenorde, A. Waltschew & P. Frenzel)

  • Phylogeny and Stratigraphy of Palaeozoic Ostracoda
  • Palaeoecology, Palaeogeography of Palaeozoic Ostracoda
  • Mesozoic Ostracoda
  • Stratigraphy of Post-Palaeozoic Ostracoda

March, 23rd, Friday

Ostracoda in applied biostratigraphy (P. Frenzel)

  • History and perspectives of industrial micropalaeontology
  • Drilling, sample types and data handling
  • Biostratigraphy: Introduction
  • Applied biostratigraphy
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