New advances on stratigraphy and paleontology in Taiwan


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After the Young Paleontologist Forum 2020 meeting held at Shihjiao Elementary School on March 15 and the ST1: Stratigraphy and Paleontology session of the Geosciences 2020: New Horizon and Beyond held in Taipei on November 17 to 18, participants decided to call for papers summarizing their current works. Young scientists as well as senior researchers are encouraged to contribute their new research studies for this special issue in TAO.

The field of stratigraphy and paleontology is fundamental to geosciences in general. Despite the long tradition of studies on stratigraphy and paleontology, there are excellent potentials for research in Taiwan due to emerging techniques and innovative approaches. The aim is to show the diversity of research topics that are important for understand the Earth History and biosphere in the past.


Guest Editors 

Jih-Pai Lin
Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
(Executive Guest Editor, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Chien-Hsiang Lin
Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Wei-Chia Chu
Environmental and Engineering Geology Division, Central Geological Survey, Taiwan

Chun-Hsiang Chang
National Museum of Natural Science, Taiwan


Important dates

Manuscript submission deadline: April 5, 2021

Revision in final form: June 30, 2021

Submit to the TAO office: July, 2021

Tentative publication: December, 2021


How to submit your paper

Submission Steps: Register/Log in > Submit New Manuscript > Choose Article Type: Special Issue > Proceed to finish every step

Please select the title of “New advances on stratigraphy and paleontology in Taiwan” in the Section/Category of Special Issue.

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