Project No. 507: Paleoclimates of the Cretaceous in Asia

Paleoclimates in Asia during the Cretaceous: their variations, causes, and biotic and environmental responses

 

International Geoscience Programme (IGCP): Geoscience in the service of society
The IGCP is a cooperative enterprise of UNESCO and the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) and has been stimulating comparative studies in the Earth Sciences since 1972. After three decades of successful work, the "International Geological Correlation Programme" continued, as "International Geoscience Programme". Up to this day, IGCP has made research results available to a huge number of scientists around the world with about 400 projects.
Background

IGCP provides several thousands of scientists from about 150 countries with a multi-discipline platform to exchange knowledge and methodology on geological problems of global importance. Special focus is given to projects related to a safer environment, the relationship between natural geological factors and health problems, biodiversity, climate change, mineral and groundwater resources extraction. IGCP promotes collaborative projects with a special emphasis on the benefit provided to society, capacity-building and the advancement and sharing of knowledge between developed and developing nations.

From http://www.unesco.org/science/earth/igcp.shtmll

 

Sponsored by

Geological Society of Korea
Seoul National University
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, SNU
Korea Polar Research Institute
Korea Institute of Geology, Mining and Materials