Session Sub CategoryPaleontology
Session IDB-PT06
TitleBiotic History
Short titleBiotic History
Main ConvenerNameIsao Motoyama
AffiliationDepartment of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Yamagata University
Co-Convener 1NameTakao Ubukata
AffiliationDivision of Geology & Mineralogy, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Kyoto University
Co-Convener 2NameKazuyoshi Moriya
AffiliationDepartment of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University
ScopeThe Biotic History session covers all aspects of ancient life and the history of biosphere through the geologic time. The study of ancient life is essential for unveiling mysteries of our planet earth. It also provides evidence for evolution of oceans, continents and island arcs. Modern progress in this field has been enhanced by interdisciplinary collaboration with allied sciences, such as paleoceanography and evolutionary biology. Our session intends to be a hub of communication amongst all earth scientists studying the biosphere; we welcome biological and biogeochemical approaches toward the understanding of the history of life.
Type of presentationOral and Poster presentation
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