Every year the INQUA Executive Committee (EC) meets to make business decisions and meet Quaternary scientists in Member countries. The second Intercongress EC meeting took place from 3rd to 8th of March 2017 in Budapest (Hungary). We are very grateful to our host Dr. Enikö Magyari from the Dept. of Physical and Applied Geology, Eötvös Loránd
Ongoing PhD research by James Veitch at Massey University (New Zealand) is seeking to assess the tectonic, environmental and anthropogenic controls on sedimentation in the Wairarapa Valley, North Island, New Zealand, over the past c.10 ka through analysis of lacustrine, coastal and fluvial sedimentary archives, together with historical records of river behaviour and coastal changes.
The International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) was established in 1928 and exists to encourage and facilitate the research of Quaternary scientists in all disciplines. To this end: Five Commissions (Coastal & Marine Processes; Humans & the Biosphere; Palaeoclimates; Stratigraphy & Chronology; Terrestrial Processes, Deposits & History) provide leadership in different spheres of research, and