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
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
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
The first Intercongress meeting of the INQUA Executive Committee took place from 16th to 18th of March 2016 in Washington D.C. (U.S.A.). The meeting was hosted by Dr. Ester Sztein, Assistant Director, Board on International Scientific Organizations, Medicine in the Keck Center of the National Academy of Science, Engineering, to whom we are very grateful.
#Loess #FocusGroup La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain 13 – 16 March 2017 We are pleased to invite you to take part in this conference. It will take place on La Oliva, Fuerteventura Island, where you are welcome to present your recent studies in oral or poster presentation. Furthermore, we are looking forward to have interesting discussions
Loess Letters of Dr. Ian Smalley, is the newsletter of the INQUA Loess Focus Group (Commission on Stratigraphy and Chronology INQUA-SACCOM). You can access the Loess Letters archive of Dr. Ian Smalley, through the page developed at Michigan State University, in the Department of Geography. The Loess Letter archive is a collection of 72 letters