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Geomorphology

Report from the Summer School on Geomorphology in the Kaunertal Valley, Austria, 31st August – 6th September 2015

Written by Ciara Fleming ( University College Dublin) The focus of this Summer School was ‘Sediment dynamics in high mountain environments’ and as suggested by this title, the location did not disappoint. For the week-long school we were based in Feichten im Kaunertal (1273m a.s.l.), a perfectly-formed Alpine village in the Province of Tyrol, Austria. The school brought together a diverse group of ...[Read More]

Joint MSc field course in geomorphology (Universities of Bonn and Salzburg)

Joint MSc field course in geomorphology (Universities of Bonn and Salzburg)

From Wednesday to Saturday 9-12 September 2015, the geography departments of the Universities of Bonn/Germany and Salzburg/Austria, held a joint field course in geomorphology in the eastern European Alps. During these four days, 24 students master students, half from each participating university, gathered in Gmunden, Austria. Here, in the beautiful Salzkammergut, the course addressed topics of ge ...[Read More]

Global Soil and Sediment Transfers in the Anthropocene (GloSS) – Report from the kickoff meeting in Bonn

Open kickoff meeting of the PAGES working group held in Bonn, Germany, 19th – 21st Aug. 2015 The open kickoff meeting of the PAGES working group GloSS aimed to set the boundary conditions that will enable the GloSS-WG to meet its scientific goals within the next three years. Therefore, this workshop focused on the development of a list of proxies/indices of human impacts on soils and sediments tha ...[Read More]

Irish Geomorphology Scientific Workshop & Irish Quaternary Association meeting: Extreme Events 25th-27th November

  Dear Colleagues, The annual Irish Geomorphology Group (IGGy) Workshop will be hosted at the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) in Dublin on the 25th and 26th November 2015 under the theme of ‘Extreme Events’ (a geomorphological perspective). The IGGy workshop will be followed by a themed IQUA (Irish Quaternary Association) meeting on November 27th, also at the GSI and also on ‘E ...[Read More]