Scientific sessions

Corals and climate change
– Mesophotic reefs
– Ocean acidification

Structural and biogeochemical studies of fossil skeletons: achievements and applications
– Skeletons as paleoenvironmental proxies
– Biomineralization and diagenesis

Paleobiology, Taxonomy and Evolution
– Advances in the taxonomy of fossil Cnidaria and other reef organisms
– Functional morphology and photosymbiosis
– Biodiversity and evolutionary patterns through time: crises, radiations and the role of biogeography
– The fossil calibration of molecular trees

Bio-Geosphere interactions
– Deep, cold-water corals and ecosystems
– Reefs in space and time: a complex interplay between evolutionary and paleoenvironmental dynamics