Vol. 29 No.3 September 2006

Journal of International Geoscience

Published by the International Union of Geological Sciences



162         Do mantle plumes exist? 
               by Ian H. Campbell and Geoffrey F. Davies
            Abstract | PDF(974KB)

169         Siberian Craton and its evolution in terms of Rodinia hypothesis
               by Dmitry Gladkochub, Sergei Pisarevsky, Tatiana Donskaya, Lev Natapov, 
               Anatoliy Mazukabzov, Arkadiy Stanevich, and Eugene Sklyarov

            Abstract | PDF(685KB)

175         The Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the base of Changhsingian 
               Stage (Upper Permian)
               by Jin Yu-gan, Wang Yue, Charles Henderson, Bruce R. Wardlaw, Shen Shuzhong, and Cao Changqun 
            Abstract | PDF(12,246KB)

183         The Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the base of the Hirnantian Stage
                (the uppermost of the Ordovician System) 

                by Chen Xu, Rong Jiayu, Fan Junxuan, Zhan Renbin, Charles E. Mitchell, David A.T. Harper, 
                Michael J. Melchin, Peng Ping'an, Stan C. Finney, and Wang Xiaofeng
             Abstract | PDF(7,444KB)

Classic Paper

197          The astronomic theory of climatic changes of Milutin Milankovich
                by Aleksandar Grubi> c 

Conference Reports

204          International Conference on Continental Volcanism!IAVCEI 2006
206          October 8, 2005 Pakistan Earthquake: Preliminary observations and report of an international conference 
209          Thrust Belts and Foreland Basins ! SGF/SGE Joint Earth Science Meeting
210          Marine and Non-marine Jurassic: Boundary Events and Correlation
                !International Symposium on the Jurassic Boundary Events and the First Annual Symposium 
                of the International Geoscience Program IGCP 506
213          IGCP 450/502 Field Workshop!a 5054-km field geology experience
216          Joint Field Workshop of IGCP 473 and IGCP 486

News Report

218         International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) Guidelines 
               by IGCP Secretariat
               PDF(173KB) , PDF(1,873KB)

Book Reviews

226          The Neuqu└n basin, Argentina: A case study in sequence stratigraphy and basin dynamics
227          Iconography of the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake
228          Geology and evolution of the Indian Plate (from Hadean to Holocene!4 Ga to 4 Ka)
229          Two hundred years of the Geological School of Moscow University! in portraits of its founders 
                and outstanding figures (1804C2004)


231          Commission for the Management & Application of Geoscience Information (CGI)

234          Calendar



Glacier marginal environments of S┏lheimajökull,Iceland.Photo by Oddur Sigurdsson,Iceland Geosurvey.