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The meeting aims to exchange the knowledge of the Terrestrial Quaternary Stratigraphy at the easternmost part of Europe and the bordering Asian part through contact with the Asian stratigraphers. During the Meeting there will be a DATESTRA Session devoted to launch of the IFC’s activities with the presentation of a prototype of the database and

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SEQS (INQUA Section on European Quaternary Stratigraphy) for the 2016-2019 Intercongress period will aim to build a Database of Terrestrial European Stratigraphy (DATESTRA- http://datestra-seqs.strikingly.com/). This is seen as an European Geographic Stratigraphical Database that follows the activities and the projects carried out by SEQS during the previous Intra-Congress periods that allowed scientists from all over Europe

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A glimpse of the EGU General Assembly 2016   The term Anthropocene is more widely used and is on the edge of becoming a fixed term in the Geosciences. So that at this year’s EGU a full session on the topic was hosted (for details see http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/21943). The anthropogenic influence on the earth’s system is

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It is becoming increasingly apparent that a thorough understanding of present-day tropical ecosystems requires a longer-term perspective. For example, the mechanisms responsible for current trajectories of change in forest community composition; the geographical variation of biodiversity; the process of plant community assembly; and the extent of early anthropogenic impacts in the tropics, are all topics

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Navigating the world of professional research networks/platforms can be overwhelming – after all there are so many out there, from discipline specific to those which are pushing international research agendas. INQUA is one of these international research platforms, and for this blog post I wanted to introduce a couple more of these (of which I

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