FULLY BOOKED - PRE-1: Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene at the northwestern Tethyan margin (Austria, S Germany): Boundaries, Events, Cycles and Sequences (4 days bus excursion)

The field trip will give an overview on the Eastern Alps and its foreland, and will visit some stratigraphic key sections for mainly the Upper Cretaceous to Paleogene.

Dates: August 17–August 20, 2017

Route: Vienna - Gams/Styria - Gosau - Abtenau - Regensburg (Germany) - Vienna

Guides: M. Wagreich, B. Sames, E. Wolfgring, M. Wilmsen, B. Niebuhr, T. Pürner

Field Trip Fee: Euro 390,-

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PRE-2: Lower to mid-Cretaceous of the Western Carpathians, Slovakia (1 day bus excursion)

Date: August 19, 2017

Route: Vienna - Bratislava - Trencin - Vienna

Guides: D. Rehakova & Jozef Michalik

Field Trip Fee: Euro 90,-

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PRE-3: Cretaceous Building Stones of Vienna (1/2 day city walk)

Date: August 20, 2017 (starting at 13:00)

Route: Natural History Museum - Vienna city area

Guide: H. Summesberger, V. Koukal

Field Trip Fee: Euro 15,-

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PRE-4 Dinosaurs and Santonian continental sediments, Iharkút, Hungary (1 day bus excursion) - TOUR CANCELLED (update 2017/05/18)


Post-Symposium Field Trips

POST-1: Upper Cretaceous of the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin, Czech Republic (3 days bus excursion) - TOUR CANCELLED (update 2017/05/18)


POST-2: Shallow-water Cretaceous, carbonate platforms - TOUR CANCELLED


POST-3: Eustasy and sea-level changes in the footsteps of Eduard Suess

This (historically inspired) field trip will follow the famous Austrian geologist Eduard Suess, (theory and definition of ‘eustasy’ by Eduard Suess, 1888, ‘Eustatische Bewegungen’) to exhibitions and outcrops of Cretaceous and Cenozoic sediments around the picturesque town of Eggenburg (Lower Austria, ca. 70km NW of Vienna).

Date: August 25, 2017

Route: Vienna - Eggenburg - Vienna

Guides: F. Steininger, B. Sames

Field Trip Fee: Euro 80,-

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Field Trip: "Key Cretaceous sites in Drôme (France)", May 17 to 19, 2017

Contact: Bruno Granier

Fee: 150 € (registration). Hotel/dinner expenses should be paid on location by the attendees.

Preliminary agenda:
May 17th (half a day) will visit both a Valanginian and an Upper Valanginian GSSP proposals. First night in Nyons (a town well-known for its Roman bridge and its famous olive oil).
May 18th (full day) will visit the Hauterivian GSSP proposal at La Charce, the Albian GSSP site at Pré Guittard, and the Gorges de l'Arnayon with the Jurassic-Cretaceous transition. Second night in Nyons.
May 19th (half a day to a full day) will visit a Barremian section at L'Estellon (with Urgonian platform material resedimented /calciturbidites/ in a basinal setting).

The excursion will start in railway station Valence TGV (high speed train) on the 17th (by 13:00 or slightly earlier) and end on the 19th (by 18:00 or slightly earlier).

*This field trip is organized by the "Groupe Français du Crétacé", organized under the aegis of the "French Geological Society" and the GFC (with the technical support of "Carnets Geol.").

Though topically connected, it is not administrated by the organizers of the 10th ISC 2017. To register and to get more information please do contact Bruno Granier only.

For more information see website of the "Groupe Français du Crétacé".





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