INQUA: Quaternary sciences – the view from the mountains
Congress 21-27 July 2011 in Bern, Switzerland
Once every four years, Quaternary researchers from all over the world meet at the INQUA Congress to exchange the latest research results and develop agendas for the years to come. In 2011, the Congress will take place in Bern, the capital of Switzerland.
During the Quaternary (the last 2.6 million years) the Earth has repeatedly undergone substantial climatic and environmental changes that interfered with ecosystems and social systems. The Quaternary therefore povides a rich and ever-fascinating palette for research that aims to better understand the dynamic processes on the Earth’s surface.
The event at a glance