The AASP Foundation is a nonprofit organization that publishes a variety of research materials in the field of palynology. This includes the journal, “Palynology“,Contributions Series of monographs and other books that are published irregularly.

The journal Palynology has published manuscripts on all aspect of pre-Quaternary and Quaternary palynology since 1977. It was preceded by seven AASP issues of Geoscience and Man from 1968 to 1974. Back issues of both journals are available here on the Taylor and Francis website. Palynology is published four times a year, and includes biographical sketches of the authors. Volumes 1 (1977) to 33 (2009) were independently produced by the Society. As of 2010 (volume 34), Taylor and Francis took over the production of Palynology. Instructions to authors are available here. Information about the editorial board ar available here.

Contributions Series
These are longer monographic works and significant bibliographic/reference works that are important to stratigraphic palynology. To obtain copies of Contributions Series publications see the publication list. Authors interested in submitting manuscripts for publication as Contributions Series should contact Robert Fensome ( and Jen O’Keefe

Books Editorial Board
Trustee and Managing Editor Robert Fensome (Canada), Trustee and Publications Production Officer Jen O’Keefe (Morehead State University, Morehead, KY), Chair and Trustee Thomas Demchuk (RPS Energy, TX) Additional Editors are appointed as needed for each publication.

Other Publications
Other AASP-TPS publications include books, field trip guides, and miscellaneous publications. Click here for a current listing.