International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA)

Union internationale pour l'étude du Quaternaire
Unión Internacional para el Estudio del Cuaternario
Internationale Quartärvereinigung
Mezdunarodnyj Sojuz po Izuceniju Cetverticnogo Perioda

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1928 Copenhagen Denmark


Founded by the then S-XS9962 - International Geological Congress (IGC), currently A-XA2723 - International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS).


Promote collaboration among scientists around the world by coordinating and facilitating research on all aspects of the Quaternary Era and placing particular emphasis on supporting and encouraging early career and developing country researchers.


2027-02-20 | Lucknow, India – INQUA Congress
2024-10-06 | Los Andes, Chile – International Meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archeoseismology (PATA Days)

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General Assembly of Congress (every 4 years) ratifies decisions of International Council of Member Countries. Executive Committee, elected by International Council for one inter-congress period. Commissions (5): Coastal and Marine Processes; Humans and the Biosphere; Palaeoclimates; Stratigraphy and Chronology; Terrestrial Processes, Deposits and History. Venue for each Congress decided by International Council at preceding Congress.


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