PEARSON LECTURE THEATRE

Thursday 12th September 2002

FAECES FACIES SESSION (1)
Session Chair: Suzanne Leroy
09:00 - 09:25 Fossil Insect Palynivory and Pollination: Role of Plant Damage, Coprolites and Gut Contents  C.C. Labandeira
09:25 - 09:50 The Origin of Lower Devonian Spore-Rich Coprolites K. Hapgood
09:50 - 10:15 Fungal Spores from Coprolites: A Means of Detecting Herbivore Density O.K. Davis
10:15 - 10:40 Fossil Pollen Grains in the Digesta of Mice and Mastodons J.H.McAndrews
10:40 - 11:15 ELEVENSES
FAECES FACIES SESSION (2)
Session Chair: Owen Davis
11:15 - 11:40 Palynological Analysis of a 2000 year-old Bat Guano Deposit in Wales (UK) S.A.G. Leroy & M.J. Simms
11:40 - 12:05 Environmental Information from the Palynology of Bat Guano L.J. Maher, Jr
12:05 - 12:30 Palynological Analysis of Myotragus balearicus Coprolites:  The Extinction of Animal and Vegetal Species during the Holocene in the Balearic Islands  R. Yll, R. Pérez-Obiol & J.A. Alcover
12:30 - 13:30 LUNCH
FAECES FACIES SESSION (3)
Session Chair: Suzanne Leroy
13:30 - 13:55 Did Sheep/Goat Eat Up the Neolithic Forest? Palynology of Sheep/Goat Faeces from Prehistoric Pile-Dwellings of Switzerland J.N. Haas
13:55 - 14:20 Contribution of the Palynology of Coprolites to Knowledge on Diseases and the Pharmacopoeia of Prehistoric Men of Paleoindians People from Piaui, North-East Brazil S.A. de Miranda Chaves
14:20 - 14:45 Analysing the Intestinal Contents of Ancient Icemen (Ötzi and Long Ago Person Found): Revealing Itineraries and Domiciles  J.H. Dickson, P.J. Meta & R. Hebda
14:45 - 15:10 Through the Microscope: A Look at Early and Late Christian Diet in Nubia L.S. Cummings
15:10 - 15:45 TEA TIME
FAECES FACIES SESSION (4)
Session Chair: Owen Davis
15:45 - 16:10 The Science of Coprolite Analysis: The View from Hinds Cave G.W. Dean
16:10 - 16:35 Plant DNA in Prehistoric Coprolites: Evidence of Diet or Contamination? K.J. Reinhard, S.A. de Miranda Chaves & A. Ińiguez
16:35 - 17:00 Eric O. Callen and the Early Years of Coprolite Analysis (1900-1970) V.M. Bryant, Jr. & G.W. Dean
17:00 - 19:30 BREAK

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