Discoaster Workshop, 2015

A workshop on Discoaster Taxonomy was held as part of the Foraminifera and Nannofossil Groups' meeting of The Micropalaeontological Society
Venue: Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK, 17th June 2015
Organised by: Simon Cole (Petrostrat) and Cherry Newsam (UCL)

Sponsored and organised by

  • The Micropalaeontological Society
  • Petrostrat
  • CGG Robertson
  • Network Stratigraphic Consulting Ltd.
  • The International Nannoplankton Association


Morning - invited review talks Afternoon - Parallel discussion sessions on species-level taxonomy of Neogene discoasters and Paleogene discoasters


  • Agnini, Claudia Univ. Padova, Italy
  • Pierre-Aubry, Marie Rutgers Univ, NJ, USA
  • Self-Trail, Jean USGS
  • Styzen, Mike Noble Energy, Houston
  • Young, Jeremy UCL, London, UK
  • Cole, Simon PetroStrat Ltd., N. Wales
  • Newsam, Cherry UCL, London, UK
  • Kallanxhi , Madalina Babes-Bolyai Univ., Cluj, Romania
  • Fraguas, Angela University of Madrid
  • Böckel, Babette DEA Group, Germany
  • Rausch, Lea DEA Group, Germany
  • Rutledge, David PetroStrat Ltd., N. Wales
  • Bull, Jennie PetroStrat Ltd., N. Wales
  • Ciummelli, Marina PetroStrat Ltd., N. Wales
  • Joachim, Christian PetroStrat Ltd., N. Wales
  • Stassen, Peter Leuven Univ., Belgium
  • Hampton, Matt Network Stratigraphic, Herts., UK
  • Winder, David Network Stratigraphic, Herts., UK
  • Pea, Laura Network Stratigraphic, Herts., UK
  • Cooper, Kevin RPS, Surrey, UK
  • Clayton, Jennifer CGG Robertson, N. Wales
  • Mills, Kayleigh University of Birmingham (MSc)
  • Linnert, Christian University of Bochum, Germany
  • Gómez, Victor Giraldo University of Bochum, Germany
group photo
the participants at the workshop
the poster which invited them to join