News on research on fossil cnidarians, sponges, and reefs / September 2018

Dear Friends & Colleagues, Dear Visitors,

* Francesca Bosellini, the IASFCP President and organizer of its 13th Symposium, sends us invitation to Modena, with the first symposium circular
* Memories to our late colleagues: A. Galle (1942-2018), H. Mostler (1934-2017), F. Rhebergen (1933-2018), V. Zukalova (1925-2018)
* Andreas May presents his updated bibliographical database: Devonian - corals - extinctions are its main topics (see "Archives")
* updated bibliography of FC&P (1972-2017, volumes 1-41) with 9170 records
* Lewis Jones, student of "macroecological patterns of the scleractinian corals" is presented at "News & Views" and in a list of specialists... Nice to see you here, Lewis!

Tomasz Wrzolek / Sosnowiec, 7th September 2018.


International Association
for the Study of Fossil Cnidaria and Porifera


official logo of the IASFCP


Statute of the IASFCP
* current statute / 1993 / Kl. Oekentorp
** invitation to change of statute / January 2014 / E. Poty & M. Aretz
*** project of new statute / June 2014 / T. Wrzolek

President
of the IASFCP


Michaela Bernecker
(1963—2017)


interim President
of the IASFCP


Francesca Bosellini
organizer of 13th IASFCP Symposium





News and views

2018
Fedorowski - January, Jones - July



Bibliography
2017
FC&P41
2018
FC&P42
biographical
  • November 
  •   August 
  • Porifera
  • December 
  •   August
  • Tabulata
  • December 
  •   August 
  • Rugosa
  • December 
  •   August 
  • Scleractinia
  • December 
  •   September 
  • various fossils
  • December 
  •   August 
  • reefs
  • December 
  •   August 
  • varia
  • December 
  •   September 


  • Archives
    of fossil corals, sponges, and reefs


  • recent issues of Fossil Cnidaria & Porifera, starting with FC&P 29.1
  • bibliographic database of Fossil Cnidaria & Porifera - with added notes up to FC&P41 / 9170 records
  • bibliographic database of Andreas May / update of 2017 / reported in July 2018



  • Fossils and databases
    April 2018
    links to most significant contributions summarizing knowledge on high rank fossil groups and presenting significant collections of fossils

  • Revised Scleractinian Treatise - first 4 chapters in online version; other chapters to follow "soon" (April 2018)
  • Revised Sponges Treatise (E4) - online version (2013)
  • Database and interactive identification key for archaeocyathan genera (August 2011)
  • Websites with Cnidaria and Porifera fossil and living (updated in December 2016)

  • Announcements
    December 2016

  • Catalogue of Cretaceous Corals 4 - Systematic Part (October 2016)
  • Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Deep-Sea corals (Amsterdam 2012)



  • Special Report
    October 2017
    films on living Caribbean reefs of 1970 and 1980 years

  • presented online by Joseph R. PAWLIK, with co-operation of Vassil ZLATARSKI



  • Students of fossil corals, sponges, and reefs
    Obituaries / paleontological bibliographies:
    Arnost Galle (1942–2018)
    Helfried Mostler (1934–2017)
    Freek Rhebergen (1933–2018)
    Vlasta Zukalova (1925–2018)
    List of specialists
    (August 2018)
    Failed e-addresses
    (January 2018)
    Addresses changed and new
    (January 2017)

    Instructions for authors
    (December 2008) 

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