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Highlights from CAP Newsletters


The latest additions

Starch and the Palynologist
by Vaughn M. Bryant. From CAP Newsletter 30(1):7-9, 2007.
The Goosing of Crawford Lake with Prehistoric Corn Pollen
by J. H. McAndrews and C. E. Turton. From CAP Newsletter 28(1):5-7, 2005.
Gunnar Erdtman's last pollen diagram; location, location, location
by J. H. McAndrews. From CAP Newsletter 29(1):8-9, 2006.
Raptors carried pollen to January Cave, Alberta, 30,000 years ago
by J. H. McAndrews. From CAP Newsletter 29(2):8-9, 2006.
The use of heavy-liquid in the separation of pollen from Arctic lake sediments
by Susan Zabenskie, Matthew Peros, and Konrad Gajewski. From CAP Newsletter 29(2):5-6, 2006.

Conference and Meeting Reports

Reports on the Annual Meetings of the Ecological Society of America and the British Ecological Society
by Sarah A Finkelstein. From CAP Newsletter 23(2):19, 2003.
Report on the 36th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists (AASP)
by Sarah A Finkelstein, with notes from Catherine Yansa and Stephen Douglas. From CAP Newsletter 23(2):17-18, 2003.
American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists (AASP), 2001 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas
by Jan Jansonius. From CAP Newsletter 24(3):8-12, 2001.
Palynology and Micropaleontology in Canadian Geoscience: New Frontiers and Applications
by Alwynne B. Beaudoin. From CAP Newsletter 23(2):25-29, 2000.
32nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists (AASP)
by David Jarzen. From CAP Newsletter 22(2):10-14, 1999.
Fossil Dinoflagellate Course
by Graham Williams. From CAP Newsletter 22(2):14-16, 1999.
Palynostratigraphy of Low Latitudes
by Laurent de Verteuil. CAP Newsletter 21(1):8-9, 1998.
9th IPC New Frontiers and Applications in Palynology Symposium: Some Comments From The Symposium Organizer
by William E. Boyd. From CAP Newsletter 20(2):12-14, 1997.
Palynology at the Hole
by Rob Fensome and Andrew MacRae. From CAP Newsletter 20(2):7-12, 1997.
Sixth Canadian Paleontology Conference
by Helen G. Gillespie and Marion G. Parsons. From CAP Newsletter 19(2):10-11, 1996.
IXth International Palynological Congress
by Rob Fensome. From CAP Newsletter 19(2):9-10, 1996.
First Joint Meeting, CANQUA/AMQUA and Short Course on Biological Techniques in Palaeoenvironmental Interpretation
by Alwynne B. Beaudoin. From CAP Newsletter 13(2):18, 1990.

Digital Approaches

MapPad: Map-based Information Made Easy
by John Keltner. From CAP Newsletter 18(1):18-21, 1995.
Multimedia Science Presentations and Teaching Aids (PDF file)
by John Matthews. From CAP Newsletter 19(2):28-37, 1996.
Click!! said the Geologist to the Bug
by Niels E. Poulsen and H. C. S. Hansen. From CAP Newsletter 20(1):16-17, 1997.
CAP World Wide Web Page
by Alwynne B. Beaudoin. From CAP Newsletter 18(1):17-18, 1995.

Essays

Chasing Early Pollen in South America
by Vaughn M. Bryant. From CAP Newsletter 26(2):10-15, 2003.
How Pollen Solved a 10,000 Year Old Mystery
by Vaughn M. Bryant. From CAP Newsletter 26(1), 2003.
Don't Eat Like a Neanderthal, But Learn a Lesson from their Diets
by Vaughn Bryant. From CAP Newsletter 25(2):8-15, 2002.
Pollen Contents of Honey
by Vaughn Bryant. From CAP Newsletter 24(1):10-24, 2001.
A Honey of a Story
by Vaughn Bryant. From CAP Newsletter 23(2):12-18, 2000.
Aquilapollenites: Carved In Stone!
by David M. Jarzen. From CAP Newsletter 16(1):6-7, 1993.
A Career in Paleontology
by Alwynne B. Beaudoin. This is part of a "Careers in Geoscience" presentation by the Canadian Geoscience Council, hosted at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The link above goes to this site. This article also appeared, under the title "What is Palynology?" in CAP Newsletter 19(1)12-16, 1996.
Analysis of a Questionnare: Employment in Palynology
by Alwynne B. Beaudoin. From CAP Newsletter 12(2):25-28, 1989.

Fieldwork Reports

Brushing Elbows with Nature
by David Jarzen. From CAP Newsletter 15(1):4-8, 1992.
Palynology on Board the JOIDES Resolution - Leg 174A to the New Jersey Shelf
by Francine M. G. McCarthy. From CAP Newsletter 20(2):15-17, 1997.
Atolls and Guyots, Western Pacific: ODP Leg 144
by Martin J. Head. From CAP Newsletter 15(2):12-15, 1992.
Palynology and the Mole Cricket
by David Jarzen. From CAP Newsletter 17(2):16-20, 1994.
ODP Comes to British Columbia
by Rolf W. Mathewes. From CAP Newsletter 19(2):16-17, 1996.
Core, Cold And Crowbars
by Dennis Braman and Art Sweet. From CAP Newsletter 15(2):17-18, 1992
Palynologie a la Cantonese
by Mary Lynn Richardson. From CAP Newsletter 9(1):3-4, 1986.

Forensic Palynology

Hitched by Hypericum Pollen
by Dallas C. Mildenhall. From CAP Newsletter 26(1), 2003.
Corn Flower or Corn Flour?
by Dallas Mildenhall. From CAP Newsletter 22(2):17-19, 1999.
It Just Takes a Few Specks of Dust and You Are Caught
by Dallas Mildenhall. From CAP Newsletter 21(2):18-21, 1998.

History

Terrestrial Paleoecology at the Geological Survey of Canada Comes to an Untimely End
by Bob Mott, Bob Vance, Thane Anderson, Michelle Garneau and Alice Telka. From CAP Newsletter 20(2):17-20, 1997.
A Palynological Entry to the Early Exploration History of the Sverdrup Islands with Special Attention to Graham Island
by Svein Manum. From CAP Newsletter 14(1):9-15, 1991.

Research Notes

On Toarcian Dinoflagellate Cysts from Graham Island, Queen Charlotte Islands, Canada
by Niels E. Poulsen and Giselle Jakobs. From CAP Newsletter 15(2):25-27, 1992.

Techniques and Analytical Methods

Differential Sorting of Palynomorphs During Preparation: Some Useful Research Topics
by James M. White. From CAP Newsletter 12(2):28-30, 1989.
Picea Stomata in Lake Sediments
by Joyce Macpherson. From CAP Newsletter 24(1):15, 2001.
Resources for the Identification of Plant Macroremains
by Alwynne B. Beaudoin. From CAP Newsletter 23(2):7-11, 2000.
Palynological Myths: Monitoring Contamination of Fossil Pollen Preparations
by John H. McAndrews. From CAP Newsletter 21(2):23, 1998.
How To Compute Age-Depth Relationships for a Core
by Louis J. Maher. From CAP Newsletter 21(2):27-28, 1998.
Statistics for Lycopodium tablets
by Louis J. Maher. From CAP Newsletter 20(2):26, 1997.

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