Department of Evolutionary Paleobiology


Adam T. HALAMSKI, Ph.D., D.Sc.


Cretaceous leaf floras; Devonian brachiopods; contemporary flora (Ranunculaceae and Orobanchaceae);

member of the Advisory Board of Acta Palaeobotanica


CURRICULUM VITAE



Personal data

Adam T. Halamski
Born 26th Dec, 1975 in Warszawa (Warsaw), Poland


Titles and memberships
  • 2016 D. Sc. (Doctor habilitatus) degree in geology, Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw
  • 2004 Ph. D., Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw / docteur ès sciences de la Terre, Université Lyon 1 (tutors: Andrzej Baliński and Patrick R. Racheboeuf)[Summary
  • 2001 member of the Lyons Linnaean Society (Société linnéenne de Lyon)
  • 1999 M. Sc. summa cum laude in palaeontology at Warsaw University (Middle Devonian Brachiopods of the Świętomarz-Śniadka section)
  • 1996 B. Sc. in biology and earth sciences at Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie (Paris VI)

Research grants
  • 2017–2020 The Late Cretaceous flowering plant expansion in the context of the transgression of the Central European Sea – 2016/21/B/NZ8/02443 (principal investigator: Dr hab. Adam T. Halamski; co-investigators: Dr Jiří Kvaček, National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic; Dr Zuzana Heřmanová, National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic; PD Dr Barbara Mohr, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany; Dr Ewa Durska, Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw, Poland; Dr Marcela Svobodová, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic).
  • 2012–2014   The Coniacian stage in the evolution of Late Cretaceous floras in Central Europe – 2011/03/B/NZ8/02206 (leader: Dr Adam T. Halamski; principal investigator: Dr Jiří Kvaček, National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic) [completed]
  • 2010–2012     Biotic and functional structure of submarine vent ecosystems in the Devonian of Morocco – N307 016237 (leader: PhD DSc Błażej Berkowski) [completed]
  • 2009–2011     Dynamics, palaeoecology, and systematic composition of latest Cretaceous leaf floras from southern and south-eastern Poland – N N303 151637 (leader: Dr Adam T. Halamski) [completed]

Teaching
  • 2012- Evolutionary biology – lecture for biology students (3rd year) at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (formerly Faculty of Agriculture, SGGW) [info]
  • 2012- Palaeobotany – practical course for palaeontology students (4th year) at the Faculty of Geology (Warsaw University) [info]
  • 2011- Plant and Earth’s vegetation evolution – lecture for Ph.D. students (2nd year) at the Institute of Paleobiology [info]
  • 2006-2011 Plant Evolution – a part of the Evolutionary biology lecture for biology students (3rd year) at the Faculty of Agriculture in Warsaw (SGGW)
  • 2001-2005 co-tutor of Students’ of Field Palaeobiology Learned Society at Warsaw University (Koło Naukowe Paleobiologów Terenowych UW)
  • 1999 teaching during the field course for the Ist year students (Warsaw University, Faculty of Geology): general geology, elements of palaeontology, regional geology of the Holy Cross Mountains

Research interests
  • Cretaceous leaf floras from Poland
  • Devonian Brachiopods from Morocco (grant N307 016237, see above)
  • Devonian Brachiopods from the Holy Cross Mountains
  • Microspecies of the Ranunculus auricomus complex – taxonomy and ecology.
  • Hypochromatism and micromorphology in Orobanche.



Publications



Monographs

Halamski, A. T. & Kvaček, J. 2015. The Late Cretaceous (Coniacian) leaf and cone flora from the Sudetes. Palaeontographica, Abteilung B, 292 (4–6): 95–171. [Abstract]

Halamski, A. T., 2009. Middle Devonian Brachiopods from the northern Part of the Holy Cross Mountains, Poland in relation to selected coeval faunas. Part I: Introduction, Lingulida, Craniida, Strophomenida, Productida, Protorthida, Orthida.  Palaeontographica, Abteilung A, 287 (1/3): 41–98, pls 1–16.  [Abstract]


Scientific papers

Baliński, A., Racki, G. & Halamski, A. T. 2016. Brachiopods and stratigraphy of the Upper Devonian (Frasnian) succession of the Radlin Syncline (Holy Cross Mountains, Poland). Acta Geologica Polonica 66 (2): 107–156, pls 1–20.[Abstract] [Open access full text]

Halamski, A. T. & Kvaček, J. 2016. The Coniacian leaf flora from the north-eastern part of the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin. Bulletin of Geosciences, 91 (2): 297–318.
[Abstract] [Open access full text]

Halamski, A. T., Kvaček, J. & Vajda, V. 2016. Late Cretaceous (Campanian) leaf and palynoflora from southern Skåne, Sweden. In: Kear, B. P., Lindgren, J., Hurum, J. H., Milàn, J. & Vajda, V. (eds) Mesozoic Biotas of Scandinavia and its Arctic Territories. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 434: 207–229. [Abstract] [Open access full text]

Halamski, A. T., Bitner, M., Kaim, A., Kolar-Jurkovšek, T. & Jurkovšek, B., 2015. Unusual brachiopod fauna from the Middle Triassic algal meadows of Mt. Svilaja (Outer Dinarides, Croatia). Journal of Paleontology 89 (4): 553–575. [Abstract] [See also Addendum]

Kvaček, J., Halamski, A. T., Svobodová, M. & Durska, E., 2015. Coniacian flora of the Sudetes (south-western Poland): Palaeoecological and palaeoclimatic interpretations. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 436: 178–187. [Abstract]

Piwowarczyk, R., Halamski, A. T. & Durska, E., 2014. Seed and pollen morphology in the Orobanche alsatica complex (Orobanchaceae) from central Europe and its taxonomic significance. Australian Systematic Botany, 27 (2): 145–157. [Abstract] 

Halamski, A.T. and Baliński, A., 2013. Middle Devonian brachiopods from the southern Maïder (eastern Anti- Atlas, Morocco). Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae, 83: 243–307. [Full Text]

Halamski, A.T. and Kvaček, J., 2013. The type of Debeya (Dewalquea) haldemiana rediscovered. Acta Musei Nationalis Pragae, Series B – Historia Naturalis, 69 (1–2): 83–86. [Open access full text]

Greguš, J., Kvaček, J. and Halamski, A.T., 2013. Revision of Protopteris and Oncopteris tree fern stem casts from the Late Cretaceous of Central Europe. Acta Musei Nationalis Pragae, Series B – Historia Naturalis, 69 (1–2): 69–82. [Open access full text]

Halamski, A. T., 2013. Frasnian Atrypida (Brachiopoda) from Silesia (Poland) and the age of the eo-Variscan collision in the Sudetes. Geodiversitas 35 (2): 289–308. [http://dx.doi.org/10.5252/g2013n2a1] [Abstract][Full Text]

Halamski, A. T., 2013. Latest Cretaceous leaf floras from south-eastern Poland and western Ukraine. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 58 (2): 407–443. [Open access full text]

Halamski, A. T., 2013. Dead language still alive for botanists. Nature 493 (7434): 609. [doi:10.1038/493609b] [Full Text]

Halamski, A. T., 2012. Diversity of the Schizophoria lineage (Brachiopoda: Orthida) in the Lower and Middle Devonian of Poland and adjacent areas. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 86 (4): 347–365. [Open access full text]

Halamski, A. T., 2011. Orobanche hederae Vaucher ex Duby (Orobanchaceae) – phenotypic plasticity and seed micromorphology. Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnénne de Lyon, 80: 170–178.  [Full Text - PDF by authorization of the Lyons Linnean Society/PDF par autorisation de la Société linnéenne de Lyon]

Halamski A. T. & Baliński A., 2009. Latest Famennian brachiopods from Kowala, Holy Cross Mountains, Poland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 54 (2): 289-306.[Abstract][Full Text]

Halamski, A. T. & Piwowarczyk R., 2008. Graines d’Orobanches comme critère taxonomique - information sur les travaux en cours. (Orobanches - seeds and taxonomy.) Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnéenne de Lyon, 77 (3-4): 37-40.[Open access full text]

Halamski, A. T., 2008. Palaeobiogeographical Signature of the Middle Devonian Łysogóry Region Brachiopod Fauna. Fossils and Strata, 54: 87-98.

Halamski, A. T., Zapalski, M. K., Brice, D., & Mistiaen, B., 2007. Brachial apparatus of brachiopods - G. Dubar’s (1896-1977) collection. Przegląd Geologiczny, 55 (12/2): 1117-1118, 1172. [Text][Plate]

Halamski, A. T. & Segit, T., (2006). A transitional stringocephalid from the Holy Cross Mountains, Poland, and its evolutionary and stratigraphic significance. Acta Geologica Polonica, 56 (2): 171-176. [Abstract][Open access full text]

Halamski, A. T. & Zapalski M. K., 2006. Les schistes à brachiopodes de Skaly – un niveau exceptionnel. Première partie : Inventaire faunistique. Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnénne de Lyon 75 (3): 145–150. [Full Text - PDF by authorization of the Lyons Linnean Society/PDF par autorisation de la Société linnéenne de Lyon][Open access full text]

Halamski, A. T., 2006. Orobanche lucorum introduced in the Botanical Garden of the Warsaw University. Biuletyn Ogrodów Botanicznych, Muzeów i Zbiorów, 14: 115-117. [Open access full text]

Halamski, A. T. & Racki, G., 2005. Supplements 2005. In: K. Weddige (ed.), Devonian Correlation Table. With 24 Table-columns. Senckenbergiana lethaea, 85 (1): 191–200. [Full Text]

Halamski, A. T., 2005. Annotations to the Devonian Correlation Table, R220dm05: Poland; Holy Cross Mts; Łysogóry Region. Senckenbergiana lethaea, 85 (1): 185-187. Frankfurt am Main. [Full Text]

Halamski, A. T., 2005. Contribution à la connaissance de la flore de la région lyonnaise. Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnénne de Lyon, 74 (4): 148–149.[Open access full text]

Halamski, A. T., 2004. Deliella, a new Devonian craniid brachiopod. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte, 2004 (3): 181–192.

Halamski, A. T. & Religa, D., 2004. Polish journals have an international impact. Nature, 427 (6976): 677. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/427677b][Abstract]

Halamski, A. T., 2003. Deux approches de la paléontologie. Deuxième partie : Paléontologie comme science nomothétique. Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnénne de Lyon, 72 (1): 13-16. [Open access full text]

Halamski, A. T., 2002. Deux approches de la paléontologie. Première partie : Paléontologie comme science idiographique. Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnénne de Lyon, 71 (3): 102-104. [Open access full text]
 


Book reviews

Dyer, B.D. 2003. A Field Guide to Bacteria. Comstock Publ. Associates, a division of Cornell University Press, Ithaca & London. Review by A.T. Halamski (in French, 2015): Bulletin de la Société linnéenne de Lyon, 85 (9–10): 277.

Turland N. 2013. The Code Decoded. A user’s guide to the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants. (Regnum Vegetabile volume 155). Review by A.T. Halamski (2015). Acta Palaeobotanica, 55 (1): 119–120. [Open access full text]

Cantrill D.J. & Poole, I., 2012. The Vegetation of Antarctica through Geological Time. Cambridge University Press. Review by A.T. Halamski (2013). Polish Polar Research 34 (3): 322–324.[Open access full text]

Takhtajan, A., 2009. Flowering Plants. Springer. Review by A.T. Halamski (in French, 2010): Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnénne de Lyon, 79: 179–182. [Open access full text]

Babin, C., 2005. Autour du catastrophisme. Des mythes et légendes aux sciences de la vie et de la terre. Librairie Vuibert ADAPT, Paris. Review by A.T. Halamski (in French, 2006): Géobios, 39 (4): 585–586. [Text]

Other


Halamski, A. T. 2016. Seventh International Brachiopod Congress, Nanjing, China, 22-25 May 2015. [Published on the BRACHNET webpage] [See also BRACHNET, Brachiopoda and brachiopodologists]

Halamski, A. T. & Baliński, A. 2016. In memoriam: Gertruda Biernat (1923–2016). Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 61 (2): 362. [Text]

Halamski, A. T. 2016. Gertruda Biernat 1923–2016. [Published on the BRACHNET webpage] [See also BRACHNET, Brachiopoda and brachiopodologists



Contact



Adam T. Halamski
Institute of Paleobiology PAS
ul. Twarda 51/55
00-818 Warsaw, POLAND
e-mail: ath@twarda.pan.pl
phone (+4822) 6978-875; room 125