List Of Session Keynotes Talks

(30’ each, minimum overlaps among them, see program for hours)





1.A Carbonate producers and Cenozoic platforms Cenozoic carbonate factories: global distributional trends of carbonate platforms Dr. Julien Michel (Aix Marseille Univ, CNRS, IRD, INRA, Coll France)
1.B Open Session on Carbonates & Bioconstructions Marine cementation in Quaternary reefs: a quantitative approach Prof. Eberhard Gischler (Goethe University of Frankfurt)
1.C Understanding carbonate factories through paleoecological and geochemical signals Why do carbonate rocks exist? Prof. Luis Pomar (Universitat de les Illes Balears)
1.D The carbonate platform record of extreme palaeoenvironmental events How healthy carbonate platforms react to extreme paleoenvironmental disturbances – Insights from the Cretaceous Arabian Platform Prof. Volker Vahrenkamp (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
1.E 3D modelling of carbonates: techniques and applications at different scales and processes Best modelling approaches on a carbonate reservoir, a case study from the Majella Mountain, Central Apennines, Italy Dr. Fabio Trippetta (Sapienza University of Rome)
2.A Estuarine systems: from morphodynamics to stratigraphy How tides and rivers shape levees and crevasses: Holocene overbank phases of the Old Rhine river, the Netherlands Dr. Harm Jan Pierik (Utrecht University)
2.B Along-strike variability in modern and ancient coastal and shelfal depositional environments Time-stratigraphy in point-sourced deltas Dr. Janok Bhattacharya (McMaster University)
2.C Aeolian sediments and coastal systems A 5,000 Year Record of Coastal Dune Evolution along the Eastern Shore of Lake Michigan in the North American Great Lakes: The Relationship of Geography, Lake-Level Fluctuations, and Sand Supply Dr. Alan Arbogast (Environment, and Spatial Sciences, Michigan State University)
3.A Interplays of hydrodynamic processes in shallow marine environments Sedimentation in shallow-marine environments – a product of mixed-energy processes in four dimensions Prof. Shahin Dashtgard (Simon Fraser University)
4.A Deep-water channels: Morphology, architecture, flow processes and sedimentation A unique channel-levee-lobe system in a modern deep-water carbonate slope (Great Bahama Bank) Dr. Emmanuelle Ducassou (University of Bordeaux)
4.B Linking deep water depositional processes, facies and stratigraphy Flood-dominated fluvial and fluvio-deltaic systems and their relations to marine hyperpycnal sedimentation Prof. Emiliano Mutti (University of Parma)
5.A Non-marine carbonates: from the geological record to present-day processes in continental settings Tufa and microbialites in non-marine carbonate settings: a multi-scale approach Dr. Concha Arenas Abad (Institute for Research on Environmental Sciences of Aragón – IUCA)
5.B Palaeosols: a treasure chest to understand the sedimentary processes in continental realm Evidence of Ediacaran life on land preserved in the oldest pedogenic siderites Dr. Maciej Bojanowski (Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences)
5.C Modern lakes and lacustrine sediments as archives of geological environmental change and anthropogenic impact Organic-rich rhythmites in southern Gondwana: Early Jurassic proxies of lake processes and climate Prof. Emese Bordy (University of Cape Town)
5.D New advances in Lacustrine sedimentology Hydrodynamics of lacustrine hyperpycnal flows: lessons from the Lower Cretaceous Rayoso Formation, Neuquén Basin, Argentina Prof. Carlos Zavala (GCS Argentina Srl. Universidad Nacional del Sur)
5.E Sedimentary processes, stratal architecture and stratigraphy of alluvial systems Why so sceptical? The role of animals in fluvial sediment dynamics Prof. Stephen Rice (Loughborough University)
6.A Stratigraphic controls on the geochemical and fossil record Interpreting the impact of local depositional controls on carbon isotope values from shallow marine carbonates Dr. Amanda Oehlert (University of Miami)
6.B Technological and conceptual advances in sequence stratigraphy. New achievements and open questions Tectonics and Eustasy’s roles in producing the stratigraphic record Dr. Bilal Haq (Sorbonne University, UPMC)
7.A Marine microbialites: a record of bio-sedimentary processes through time The precipitation of calcium carbonate by viruses – the new frontier in sedimentology Dr. Mirosław Słowakiewicz (University of Warsaw)
7.B When volcanoes meet the environment Insights on transport and deposition processes of pyroclastic density currents from large scale experiments Dr. Roberto Sulpizio (University of Bari)
7.C Sedimentary processes on high-latitude continental margins Modern ice shelf facies and Early Holocene counterparts in Petermann Fjord and Northern Nares Strait Dr. Anne Jennings (INSTAAR, University of Colorado)
7.D Integrated approaches to the recognition of contourite depositional systems Temporal and spatial variability of mixed turbidite–contourite systems Dr. Nicole Bayliss (ExxonMobil Upstream Integrated Solutions)
7.E Modern and ancient straits and seaways: towards a universal model for their sedimentary dynamics Morphology, processes and facies of modern straits: Variability and complexity dominate Prof. Robert W. Dalrymple (Queen’s University)
7.F Subaqueous mass movements and their consequences: from scientific knowledge to geohazard assessment Submarine mass movements affecting the Almanzora-Alías-Garrucha canyon system (SW Mediterranean). Dr. David Casas (Instituto Geologico y Minero de España)
7.G The sedimentary record of earthquakes, tsunamis, and other extreme/catastrophic events Resolving the tsunami wave: interpreting palaeotsunami deposits by integrating numerical modelling and sedimentology Dr. Jon Hill (University of York)
7.H Recent insights and outstanding questions in planetary sedimentary geology Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, and Diagenesis of a Martian Lacustrine Deposit, Murray Formation, Gale Crater, Mars Prof. Sanjeev Gupta (Imperial College of London)
7.I Evaporites on Earth and beyond Sulfate microbialites. The impact of orgamineralization on saline sediment formation Dr. M. Esther Sanz-Montero (University Complutense)
8.A Ichnology, trace fossils and depositional environment Biogenic sedimentary structures in tsunami deposits provide useful information on the nature of bioturbation Dr. Koji Seike (Geological Survey of Japan, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
9.A From sediment generation to sediment routing systems Inherent Biases in Sediment Routing to Deepwater: Concepts and Examples Prof. Mike Blum (University of Kansas)
9.B Arenite petrology for unravelling hinterland and offshore paleogeography. A tribute to Gian Gaspare Zuffa The missing link of Rodinia break up in western South America: A zircon U-Pb and Hf isotope study of the volcanosedimentary Chilla beds (Altiplano, Bolivia) Prof. Heinrich Bahlburg (University of Münster)
10.A Anthropocene: a rising and critical issue in Earth Science and Society The 2.6 ka event and the birth of modern coastal systems (NW Sardinia, Mediterranean Sea) Prof. Stefano Andreucci (Università degli Studi di Cagliari)
10.B Sediment Management: from science to practice Combatting effects of sediment management on estuarine and coastal ecosystems Prof. Victor N. de Jonge (The University of Hull)
11.A Sedimentological, stratigraphic and geomorphic record of the evolution of Tethys ocean related basins Stratigraphic Pinch-outs in Tithonian Deep Marine Calciturbidites, Saudi Arabia Dr. Saad Al-Awwad (Saudi Aramco)
11.B New concepts and tools to unravel depositional architecture in deforming basins: From seismic stratigraphy to analogue models From outcrop analogue to geological modelling of gravity-driven deposits: example from the Hikurangi margin Ms. Barbara Claussmann (UniLaSalle/Schlumberger)
11.C Sedimentology at reservoir-scale: recent improvements and way forward Bridging the Gap: From Outcrop to Geomodel Mr. James Mullins (The University of Aberdeen)
11.D Siliciclastic-carbonate and other mixed deposits: sedimentology and reservoir properties Scales and heterogeneities in mixed siliciclastic-carbonate deposits Dr. Domenico Chiarella (Royal Holloway University of London)
11.E New frontiers in mudrock sedimentology and stratigraphy Changing Perceptions of Mud Depositional Processes as a Consequence of Flume Studies Prof. Juergen Schieber (Indiana University)
11.F Recent advances in carbonate diagenesis studies: analytical challenges and application to case histories Towards a definition of the deep burial realm in carbonate diagenesis Prof. Adrian Immenhauser (Ruhr University, Bochum)
11.G Seismic Geomorphology and Seismic Sedimentology: Improvements and Applications Seismic Geomorphology: From the Earth’s Ocean Depths to the Distal Planets, a revolution in reconstructing paleo-landscapes and -seascapes Dr. Lesli Wood (Colorado School of Mines)
11.H Sedimentary heterogeneity controls on fluid flow in aquifers and hydrocarbon reservoirs Sedimentary heterogeneity controls on TCE Migration in a Superficial Deposit Dr. Kevin Leahy (Environmental Resources Management ltd)
11.I Organic matter in palaeoenvironmental, palaeogeographical and hydrocarbon exploration research: progress and perspectives Mechanisms and spatiotemporal variations of Late Cretaceous organic matter deposition on the Arabian Shelf Dr. Dominik Hennhoefer (Khalifa University)
11.L Methane-rich fluid expulsion processes and their signatures in marine sediments Depositional controls of seafloor gas seepage in the Southeastern Levant Dr. Yizhaq Makovsky (Leon H. Charney, University of Haifa)