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2019 Academic Annual Meeting of Paleontology Society of Anhui Province Is Held in Tianzhushan Geopark
Pubdate:11/4/2019 MondayCategory:Geopark News

From Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, 2019 academic annual meeting of paleontology society of Anhui Province was held in Tianzhushan Geopark. With the theme of “the new progress of research and protection of paleontological fossils and geoheritage in the new era”, the annual meeting summarized and made exchanges on the achievements and experience of the paleontology research and protection, research and protection of geological environment and geoheritage, the development and management of geoparks and geoscientific education made by four provinces (Anhui, Jiangsu, Henan and Hubei) in recent years,  to further promote the disciplinary research, development, construction and achievement transformation, and to better serve the economic and social development. More than 120 representatives and experts from universities, research institutes, natural resources systems, geoparks, geomuseums from Jiangsu, Henan, Hubei and Anhui provinces attended the meeting.

Hosted by Paleontology Society of Anhui Province, Paleontology Society of Jiangsu Province, Paleontology Society of Henan Province, Paleontology Society of Hubei Province and the special science popularization committee of China paleontology and fossil conservation foundation, the meeting was undertook by Anhui Geomuseum, Tianzhushan Geopark Administrative Committee and the natural resources and planning bureau of Qianshan City. China paleontology society, Anhui provincial association of science and technology, natural resource department of Anhui Province and Qianshan municipal government attached great importance to the meeting and gave strong support. Mr. Tu Gaosheng, general deputy director of Tianzhushan Geopark Administrative Committee, gave a welcoming speech. Mr. Cai Huawei, secretary general of China Paleontology Society, Mr. Li Xianbin, second-level inspector of Anhui Association of Science and Technology, and Mr. Chen Limin, director of natural resources department of Anhui Province attended the meeting and gave speeches.

The meeting totally received 25 papers or abstract, covering paleontology, geo-environment, geoheritage protection, the management and development of geoparks, science popularization and development of geomuseums, etc. 18 experts, scholars and representatives delivered reports and exchanges at the meeting, sharing their research achievements and work experience in recent years from different aspects, such as paleontology and fossil research, fossil conservation, geoparks construction and geoscience popularization. Mr. Wang Yuanqing, researcher of institute of vertebrate paleontology and paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, gave an academic speech titled “Paleocene strata and vertebrate fossils in Qianshan Basin and their comparison”. In addition, representatives also made a field visit to the granite landform of Tianzhushan, Tianzhushan Geopark Museum and two fossil sites.

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