Preliminary program

Workshop on Jurassic Calcareous Nannofossils: Taxonomy, Biostratigraphy, Evolution, Palaeoecology

Thursday 12th may

9:00-9:30 – room 11-010a, Géode Building (see plan): welcome to the attendees and introduction

9:30-10:00 – Jeremy YOUNG: content of nannotax for the Jurassic, things we might think of doing to improve it and how we can use the site during the workshop

10:00-10:30 – Julien PLANCQ and co-authors: “A calcareous nannofossil and organic geochemical study of marine palaeoenvironmental changes across the Sinemurian/Pliensbachian (early Jurassic, ~191 Ma) in Portugal”

10:30-11:00 – coffee break

11:00-11:30 – Nicolas THIBAULT and Leonie PETI: “Calibration of the Sinemurian–Pliensbachian calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of NW Europe: to the ammonite biozonation and organic carbon isotope stratigraphy “

11:30-12:00 – Gladys N. ANGELOZZI and Juan P. PÉREZ PANERA: “Calcareous nannofossils from Los Molles Formation (Pliensbachian – Aalenian), Neuquén Basin, Argentina”

12:00-12:30 – Eric DE KÆNEL: “Early Jurassic calcareous nannofossils from the Weiach borehole (Switzerland)”

12:30-14:00 – lunch at the Domus building (see plan), Université Lyon 1

14:00-14:30 – Emanuela MATTIOLI and co-authors: “Lower to Middle Jurassic calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy from the Lusitanian Basin, Portugal”

14:30-15:00 – Jorge FERREIRA and co-authors; “Size variation of Lotharingius coccoliths across the Lower-Middle Jurassic: environmental forcing, evolution or both?”

15:00-15:30 – Fabienne GIRAUD and co-authors (to be confirmed): “Deciphering processes controlling mid-Jurassic coccolith turnover”

15:30-16:00 – Cristina Emanuela CASELLATO and Elisabetta ERBA: “Taxonomy and stratigraphy of Tithonian calcareous nannofossils, with regard to their importance for the Jurassic/Cretaceous boundary identification”

16:00-16:30 – coffee break

16:30-17:30 – round table on Nannotax for Jurassic

17:30-18:00 – Angela FRAGUAS (via skype): “New biostratigraphic data about Lower Jurassic calcareous nannofossils from Asturias (Northern Spain)”

Friday 13 th may

9:00-10:30 – room 11-010a, Géode Building: round table on Jurassic calcareous nannofossil taxonomy

10:30-11:00 – coffee break

11:00-12:30 – microscope room, Géode Building: microscope session*

12:30-14: 00 – lunch at the Domus Building, Université Lyon 1

14:00-16:00 – microscope room, Géode Building: microscope session*

16:00-16:30 – coffee break

16:30-18:00 – round table on Jurassic calcareous nannofossils biostratigraphy and palaeoecology

18:00-18:30 – concluding remarks: what’s new? what’s next?

*It is possible to use 6 optical microscopes with 1000X and camera, and a table SEM with or without coating. You can bring your own slides or rock samples.


Correspondence and information:

Emanuela Mattioli, Université Lyon 1,
emanuela.mattioli [at]

Site of venue:
Bâtiment Géode, Université Lyon 1,
Villeubanne, France