Session outline
Session Sub Category Paleontology(PT)
Session ID B-PT07
Title Biotic history and its relation to the Earth history
Short title Biotic history
Convener Name Isao Motoyama
Affiliation Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Yamagata University
Co-convener 1. Name Takao Ubukata
Affiliation Division of Geology & Mineralogy, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Kyoto University
Co-convener 2. Name Kazuyoshi Moriya
Affiliation Dep. Earth Sciences, School of Education
Waseda University
International Symposium No request
Language Japanese
Scope The 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 presentation Oral and Poster presentation
Invited papers