INA 9 Parma 2002
Proceedings volume


The procedings of the INA9 conference held in Parma in 2002 have been published as a special issue of Marine Micropaleontology - contents below. A limited number of copies of this volume are available from the INA for the special price of 75 US dollars (approx 60 euros) . To purchase a copy please use the ADD TO CART button - this will enable you to pay by credit card or through a PayPal account .


Marine Micropalaeontology Special Issue:
Calcareous Nannofossil Palaeoecology and Palaeocenographic Reconstructions
(Edited by: G. Villa, J.A. Lees, and P.R. Bown)

Editorial Calcareous nannofossil palaeoecology and palaeoceanographic reconstructions
G. Villa, J.A. Lees and P.R. Bown , p.1-3

Research Papers
Biometric analysis of Pliensbachian-Toarcian (Lower Jurassic) coccoliths of the family Biscutaceae: intra- and interspecific variability versus palaeoenvironmental influence
E. Mattioli, B. Pittet, J.R. Young and P.R. Bown, p.5-27.

Evidence for annual records of phytoplankton productivity in the Kimmeridge Clay Formation coccolith stone bands (Upper Jurassic, Dorset, UK)
J.A. Lees, P.R. Bown, J.R. Young and J.B. Riding, p.29-49

Lower Cretaceous calcareous nannoplankton from the Neuquen Basin, Argentina
P.R. Bown and A. Concheyro, p.51-84.

Calcareous nannofossils and Mesozoic oceanic anoxic events
E. Erba, p.85-106.

Nannofossil assemblage fluctuations during the Paleocene –Eocene Thermal Maximum at Sites 213 (Indian Ocean) and 401 (North Atlantic Ocean): palaeoceanographic implications
F. Tremolada and T.J. Bralower, p.107-116.

Provincialism associated with the Paleocene/Eocene thermal maximum: temporal constraint
A. Kahn and M.-P. Aubry, p.117-131

Opening of the Australia – Antarctica Gateway as dated by nannofossils
W.Wei, p.133-152.

Eocene –Oligocene calcareous nannofossils from Maud Rise and Kerguelen Plateau (Antarctica): paleoecological and paleoceanographic implications
D. Persico and G. Villa, p.153-179.

Drastic change in the geographical distribution of the cold-water nannofossil Coccolithus pelagicus (Wallich) Schiller at 2.74 Ma in the late Pliocene, with special reference to glaciation in the Arctic Ocean
T. Sato, S. Yuguchi, T. Takayama and K. Kameo, p.181-193

Pleistocene fluctuations in the northern Benguela Current system as revealed by coccolith assemblages
K.-H. Baumann and T. Freitag, p.195-215.

Abnormal carbonate diagenesis in Holocene – late Pleistocene sapropel-associated sediments from the Eastern Mediterranean; evidence from Emiliania huxleyi coccolith morphology
D. Crudeli, J.R. Young, E. Erba, G.J. de Lange, K. Henriksen, H. Kinkel, C.P. Slomp and P. Ziveri 217-240.

High-resolution palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of ODP Hole 963D (Sicily Channel) during the last deglaciation based on calcareous nannofossils
E. Di Stefano and A. Incarbona, p.241-254.

Late Pleistocene - Holocene paleoclimate and related paleoenvironmental changes as recorded by calcareous nannofossils and planktonic foraminifera assemblages in the southern Tyrrhenian Sea (Cape Palinuro, Italy)
F. Ornella Amore, M. Caffau, B. Massa and S. Morabito, p.255-276.

Late Quaternary paleoceanography deduced from coccolith assemblages in a piston core recovered off the central Japan coast
C. Aizawa, T. Oba and H. Okada, p.277-297.

Author Index Volume 52 (2004), p.299