The future of paleontology in Germany – its role in Earth System Sciences
(Although) Facing multiple global crises such as global warming and extinction … geological sciences including paleontology, have been barely visible in ESS … (but) Paleontology with its strong ties to both, life- and geosciences, is thus a key science in ESS.
an initiative by Prof. Dr Alexander Nützel (LMU, BSPG), Dr Vanessa Roden (NAWAREUM), Prof. Dr Hans Kerp (Univ. Münster), Prof. Dr Bettina Reichenbacher (LMU, BSPG)
- Improve the significance of paleontological research and make it more transdisciplinary.
- Identification of future research areas with the aim to look for collaborative research projects.
- The role of our professional society PalGes for the strategic positioning of Paleontology needs to be defined.
- Focus on more fairness in our scientific community and an enhanced public outreach.
kick-off workshop will take place on June 30 and July 1, 2023.