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INTAV is an International focus group within INQUA that has been both a driver and vehicle for one of the major avenues for the advancement of Quaternary science in recent times: developments in the science, methodology, and application of tephrochronology. Tephrochronology is the use of primary tephra layers or cryptotephra deposits as isochronous beds to connect

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The INQUA project “Reconstructing Hunter-Gatherer Mobility” held its first physical workshop in February. The project, sponsored by HaBComm, also received funding for the meeting from a Connexion Grant from the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and Universite de Montreal. It was perhaps appropriate that a number of researchers coming together in Montreal, Canada

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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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Recent advances in palaeoecological research on Lateglacial and early Holocene climate and environmental change have had important impacts on the way that archaeologists consider human-environment interaction during the Final Palaeolithic and Mesolithic periods. These advances have broadened the number of different climate and environmental changes that foraging societies would have had to contend with during

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