Annually, AASP publishes the journal Palynology a peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of palynology, David Goodman, Editor . Quarterly, the Association publishes the AASP Newsletter, Jan Willem Weegink, Editor.
The AASP Data Committee was created in 1988 to promote and facilitate the exchange of palynological information and data via electronic media. The committee now distrubutes 16 PALYDISKS that reflect the breadth of the organization -- from archeological palynology to Paleozoic acritarachs.
For more information, check out the AASP Homepage: maintained by Martin Head. Or see a list of AASP publications in Geoscience & Man and PALYNOLOGY
Currently, 21 societies are members of IFPS. Individual palynologists belong to IFPS through their membership in one or more of these affiliated organizations. Accordingly IFPS, represents more than 5000 palynologists in all parts of the world.
The IFPS meetings, International Palynological Congresses, are held at intervals of four or five years, and their venues are chosen by vote of the IFPS council, based on invitations submitted by affiliated societies. The IFPS Newsletter, PALYNOS is published twice yearly in June and December and distributed, one per individual member, to the constituent palynological societies.
International Palynological Congresses
I - Tucson, Arizona (USA) 1962
II - Utrecht (Netherlands) 1966
III - Novosibirsk (USSR) 1971
IV - Lucknow (India) 1976
V - Cambridge (England) 1980
VI - Calgary (Canada) 1984
VII - Brisbane (Australia) 1988
VIII- Aix-en-Provence (France) 1992
IX - Houston, Texas (USA) June, 22-29, 1996.
For additional information contact Owen Davis, President, IFPS or R. Scott Anderson, Secretary-Treasurer, IFPS
The awards range from $500 to $1000 each year.
The Award can support most aspects of graduate student research, but is primarily intended to cover field expenses including travel and lodging. It may also be used to pay for radiometric dating, drafting, and computer time, but not for routine laboratory costs in the pollen laboratory, and certainly not for counting of pollen. It is not intended to cover publication costs or travel to present papers
Applications for the Lucy Cranwell Smith Award should be submitted in writing to Dr. Owen K. Davis, Chair, Lucy Cranwell Smith Awards Committee, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, before the end of January. The application should include a two-page, type-written (double spaced) description of the intended research and a budget. It should be accompanied by a copy of the student's transcripts, a curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation, one from the student's graduate advisor.
Applicants will be notified of the Committees decisions before April. The recipient(s) are required to notify the committee in writing of their acceptance. If funded, the recipient(s) are required to provide a one-page written description of the results of supported research one year after receiving the award. For more information, contact Owen Davis, Chair, Cranwell Smith Committee
FY 1983-84 R. Scott Anderson: Dissertation Research. David S. Shafer: Dissertation Research. Patricia L. Fall: Dissertation Research. 1984-85 R. Scott Anderson: Dissertation Research. Faith L. Duncan: Dissertation Research. Patricia L. Fall: Dissertation Research. 1985-86 R. Scott Anderson: Dissertation Research. Faith L. Duncan: Dissertation Research. 1986-87 Faith L. Duncan: Pollen Analysis in Marin County, CA. David S. Shafer: Pollen Analysis in southern Utah. 1987-88 David S. Shafer: Pollen Analysis of Mt. Graham Cienegas. 1988-89 No Award 1989-90 Jeanne De Lanois: A South-central Colorado Lake. Andrea Freeman: Late Pleistocene Western Kentucky. 1990-91 No Award 1991-92 Steven C. Thoenes: Honey Bees and Wind-Pollinated Plants. Wallace B. Woolfenden: Pollen Analysis of Inyo Mountains. 1992-93 Cinthia Lindquist: Southern Chile and Argentian dung caves. 1993-94 Sara Richardson: Ecology and pollen use of nectar-robbing bees. Peter Van de Water: Isotope Analysis of the Siwaliks of Nepal. 1994-95 No Award 1995-96 Amy Faivre: Evolution of the heterostylous syndrom, Rubiaceae. 1996-97 Susan E. De Vilers: Tertiary peats of Namaqualand, South Africa.Palynology