77th Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Titel: 77th Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Identifier: http://vertpaleo.org/Annual-Meeting/Program-Committee.aspx
Veranstaltungsort: Calgary
Anfangsdatum: 23.08.2017
Enddatum: 26.08.2017
Autor: Evans, Dave [Co-Chair]; et al.
Zusammenfassung: Each year, vertebrate paleontologists, preparators, writers, artists and enthusiasts convene to share the latest research, attend workshops and field trips, and meet new fossil fans as well as old friends. It’s the world’s foremost forum on vertebrate paleontology: the Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. It’s usually referred to simply as “SVP”. The 77th Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology will be held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The SVP 2017 logo is reconstruction of UALVP 52613, a juvenile Chasmosaurus belli found at Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta in 2010, drawn by Alberta paleoartist Michael Skrepnick. The description of this specimen was published in 2016 in JVP: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02724634.2015.1048348. Welcome to the Stampede City! Located where the prairies meet the mountains, Calgary has long been the starting point for expeditions into North America’s natural history riches. With several UNESCO World Heritage sites nearby, including Dinosaur Provincial Park and the Burgess Shale, we are confident you will find appealing vertebrate fossils, no matter your interest. There are numerous museums and sites of interest both within the city limits or a short drive from Calgary. The word renowned Royal Tyrrell Museum is an hour and a half drive away, and Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump, another UNESCO World Heritage site, is similarly nearby. Three hours away are the Walcott Quarry to the west in Yoho National Park (Field, BC) and Dinosaur Provincial Park to the east (Brooks, AB). Also 3 hours’ drive away is the collection at the Laboratory of Vertebrate Paleontology at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. For the adventurous, consider visits to the Philip Currie Museum of Palaeontology in Grand Prairie, AB, and the Peace River Palaeontological Research Centre in Tumbler Ridge, BC. Between all of these points are some of the world’s richest fossil deposits from Cretaceous and Cenozoic times. We have located this year’s Annual Meeting in the heart of downtown, and amenities for all tastes and budgets are available via a short stroll down the Stephen Ave. pedestrian mall. Please venture out and enjoy our famous hospitality! [Information of the supplier]
Thema: Paläontologie, Paläozoologie (560)
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Geographischer Bezug: Kanada
Zielgruppe: Fortgeschrittene; Experten
Sprache: Englisch
Format: Website
Ressourcentyp: Tagungen, Konferenzen, Kongresse (Archiv)
Zugang: frei
Letzte Änderung des Metadatensatzes: 29.08.2017
Metadatenlieferant: UBFfm
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