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Excursions

 

Scientific and Cultural Tours (fieldwork and technical visits to geological outcrops and paleontological sites) offered as pre- and post-congress activities (October 19th and 20th and October 26th and 27th)

 

To make your registration, CLICK HERE and visit the special registration page.



EXCURSÃO 1:

1. Uberaba, Land of Dinosaurs

Geology: Serra Geral Formation (intratrapian basalts and sandstones), Uberaba Formation and Ponte Alta and Serra da Galga members of the Marília Formation. Paleontology: vertebrates and ichnofossils. Learn more here .
Location: Uberaba.
Duration: Two days.
Dates: October 19th and 20th. Cost: $ 70.00 (student accomodation) or $ 120,00 (accomodation at hotel). Includes: lunch at the restaurant Estação Peirópolis (
self-serve with dessert. Drinks apart)
Organizer: Dr. Thiago Marinho (UFTM).
 

Marilia Formation, Serra da Galga Member.
Caieira or "Price Point 1", Peiropolis, Uberaba (left) and Km 153 of the highway BR-050. Uberaba (right).



EXCURSÃO 2:
2. Permian from Santa Rosa do Viterbo

Geology: Assistência Formation (mid-Permian).
Paleontology: Estromatolites e mesossaurs. To know more click here.
Local: Pedreira PH-7, Santa Rosa de Viterbo-SP.
Date: 19 and 20 October.
Cost: R$ 100,00. Includes: Hotel and luch at Santa Rosa do Viterbo town.
Organizer: to be confirmed

EXCURSÃO 3:

3. The Paraná Basin in the Triangulo Mineiro Region
Fieldwork canceled due to absence of participants.
 

Geology: Botucatu and Serra Geral Formations.
Paleontology: permineralized logs of the Botucatu Formation. Learn more here .
Location: IFTM Uberlândia campus surroundings.
Duration: One day.
Date: October 26th.

Cost: $ 80.00. Includes: Lunch at the restaurant Recanto das Águas (free self-service with dessert. Drinks apart).
Organizers: Lic. Ana Clara Santos Riff (IFTM),
Dra. Etiene Fabbrin Pires (UFT) and Dr. Heitor Sayeg (UFU).
 

Serra Geral Formation cutted by the Central Atlantic Railroad. IFTM, campus Uberlândia



EXCURSÃO 4:
4. Caves and Stromatolites of the Upper Paranaíba Valley

Geology: Vazante Group.
Paleontology: Stromatolites.
Location: Ronan Cave, Coromandel.
Duration: One day.
Date: October 26.
Cost: $ 70.00. Lunch included.
Organizer: Dra. Fernanda Quaglio (UNIFESP).

EXCURSÃO 5:

5. The Bauru Group in the Western Triangulo Mineiro 

Geology: Adamantine Formation and Echaporã Member of the Marilia Formation.
Paleontology: Vertebrates and ichnofossils. Location: Prata, Campina Verde and Gurinhatã.
Duration: Two days.
Date: October 26th and 27th. Cost: $ 80.00. Includes: Accommodation and dinner in Gurinhatã. Organizers:
Dr. Douglas Santos Riff (UFU) and Dr. Bernardo Gonzáles Riga (U. de Mendoza).

Adamantine Formation in Prata (left) and Gurinhatã (right).

Marilia Formation, Echaporan Member. Campina Verde.



EXCURSÃO 6:
6. From the Proterozoic to the Quaternary of Sacramento and Araxa

Geology: Canastra Group, Araxá Group, Ibiá Group, Botucatu Formation.
Paleontology: Quaternary Megafauna of Barreiro. Learn more here.
Location: Sacramento and Araxá.
Duration: Two days.
Date: October 26th and 27th. Cost: R$ 120,00. Includes: Accommodation  in Araxá (Accomodantion to be defined. Lunch at Tauá Grande Hotel Termas de Araxá)
Organizers: Biologist Ana Clara Santos Riff (IFTM) and Dra. Dimila Mothé (UNIRIO).