Events of the Department of Palaeontology and Stratigraphy

September 13—16, 2010
21st Conference of the Palaeontological Section of the Polish Geological Society at Żarki-Letnisko

21st Conference of the Polish Palaeontologists was organized by our Department of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology of the University of Silesia in cooperation with the Department of Biosistematics of the Opole University. 34 oral presentations and 19 posters were presented by 57 participants. The abstracts were published in Polish language.

Participants of Conference at Żarki-Letnisko

August 23—27, 2010
Field works at the Triassic site with vertebrate bones near Zawiercie

August 2010
Dr Michał Zatoń & Dr Mariusz Salamon on the 8th International Congress on the Jurassic System in China

Congress building at Shehong (Sichuan Province).
Opening of the Congress
The outcrop of the Lower Jurassic continental deposits at Shehong.
Dinosaur Museum at Zigong.
The statue of the Sleeping Budda in Dazu.

July 27—31, 2009
Field works at a new Triassic site with vertebrate bones near Zawiercie

March 16, 2009

Polish student palaeontological meeting

"Youth in Palaeontology"


January 2009
Visit of Dr Michał Zatoń in Argentina

Research group at the Olsacher Museum in Zapala, Neuquén province.
Left to right: Alberto C. Garrido, Leszek Marynowski, Horacio Parent & Michał Zatoń.
Middle Jurassic petrifitied "forest" at Rincón del Águila, Neuquén.
Parque Provicial Aconcagua, Mendoza. The highest peak of South America – Aconcagua (6962 m) in the background.
Fieldworks in a dry river valley, Picún Leufú, Neuquén.
Michał Zatoń and Horacio Parent standing at the Gigantosaurus skeleton at the Carmen Funes Museum at Plaza Huincul (Neuquén province)

January 15, 2009

Ph.D. thesis of Agnieszka Pisarzowska, M.Sc.


Prof. Grzegorz Racki, D.Sc. (University of Silesia, Sosnowiec)
Prof. Marek Narkiewicz, D.Sc. (Institute of Palaeobiology, Warsaw)
Prof.UJ Zbigniew Sawłowicz, D.Sc. (Jagiellonian University, Cracov)

April 24, 2007

photo: T.Wrzołek & W.Krawczyński

October 1, 2008

Erection of the Department of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
as a connection consequence of
the Department of Ecosystem Stratigraphy
the Department of Palaeontology and Biostratigraphy

© by W. Krawczyński (2009)