Final Circular of Fifth International Meeting in South Korea

The Third and Final Circular of the Fifth International Meeting of IGCP608 held in Jeju Island, South Korea is now available to download here!


The Fifth International Symposium of IGCP 608

October 22-28, 2017, Jeju Island, Korea

October 23-25       Pre-symposium field excursion (Cretaceous non-marine

sedimentary deposits in the western coast and Gyeongsang

Basin in the southern coast  of Korean Peninsula); Moving to Jeju Island

October 26-27            Fifth International Symposium (Opening ceremony, scientific

sessions, welcome dinner, business meeting) at Jeju International

Convention Center (ICC) in Juju Island, South Korea


Pre-symposium Field Excursion: 

"Cretaceous non-marine sedimentary deposits in the western coast and Gyeongsang Basin in the southern coast of Korean Peninsula"

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 – Arrival (Incheon) of participants.

    Monday, October 23, 2017 – leaving Incheon for field trip to Cretaceous Gyukpo Basin in

the western coast of Korean Peninsula. Stay in Mokpo.

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 – visiting Cretaceous dinosaur footprints and dinosaur

museum in Haenam and coastal outcrops of Cretaceous Gyeongsang Basin

in the southern coast near Goseong. Stay in Busan.

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – visiting the Cretaceous volcaniclastic outcrops near

Songdo, Busan, moving to Gimhae Airport in Busan, and leaving for

Jeju Island.


Symposium Schedule

    Thursday, October 26, 2017 – Opening ceremony, scientific sessions, welcome dinner.

    Friday, October 27, 2017 – One day Jeju Island Tour for all participants, business

meeting. Farewell Party


Scientific Topics

1. Biodiversity of terrestrial and marine ecosystems

2. Biotic evolution: Asian and Western Pacific fauna and flora

3. Climatic and environmental changes

4. Paleogeography and paleobiogeography

5. Stratigraphy, sedimentology and mineral resources

6. Cretaceous dinosaurs of Asia and Western Pacific

7. Other current issues related to Cretaceous


# The final presentation schedule will be sent to all participants by the end of September.


Third Circular also on the website below: Meetings Meetings(this site)



Symposium host:

Prof. Daekyo Cheong:


Symposium Secretary:

Daewoo Kim:

Department of Geology, Kangwon National University

Gangwondaehaggil 1 Chuncheon, Kangwon-do

Korea (Rep. of), 24341

82-33-250-8559 (office), 82-10-5371-7559 (mobile)