International Workshop on Pacific Dinoflagellate Cysts
International Workshop on Pacific Dinoflagellate Cysts. May 7-10, 2009.
Organizer and Host: Dr. Vera Pospelova, School of Earth and Ocean
Sciences, University of Victoria, Canada.
The aim of the workshop is to review our knowledge of morphology, taxonomy, distribution, and ecology of
late Quaternary dinoflagellate cysts, with the emphasis on cysts from recent marine sediments and climate reconstructions.
List of participants:
Anne de Vernal
Angelica Rodriguez Prado
L. M. Soledad Candel
Nicolas Van Nieuwenhove
Stijn De Schepper
We look forward to seeing you at the Workshop!
Getting to Victoria: There are a variety of ways to reach Victoria,
the Victoria International Airport offers regular flights, while the ferry service runs between Vancouver and Victoria
as well as between Seattle and Victoria and Anacortes and Victoria. Travel options may be viewed
at http://www.uvic.ca/maps/directions.html along with some useful maps to reach Victoria and the University of Victoria.
The most convenient way to travel from Vancouver airport to Victoria downtown would
be by Pacific Coach (bus shuttle).
A taxi ride from Victoria airport (short distance from our Ferry
terminal) is ~55$.
You can find BC ferry information
Housing is available on campus
through http://housing.uvic.ca/visitor/index.php .
Should you wish to book a room at the university the rates are approximately as follows
(in Canadian dollars):
single rooms: $45/night
twin rooms: $55/night
cluster housing: $150/night (like a four-bedroom townhouse)
To reserve a room please complete and submit the registration form
Off-campus accommodations may also be arranged using either
http://housing.uvic.ca/visitor/crahse.php or through various hotels in Victoria and the Greater
Victoria area http://www.travelinbc.com/victoria.cfm
The workshop will be held in the Wright Centre (OEASB) on the southeast side of campus. There is parking directly
across the street near the Glover Greenhouse Facility. The parking lot is labelled as 1 on the following map:
Upon your arrival, all participants attending the
workshop must pay a registration fee of 50$.