International Course on Soils as archive for natural and cultural change

July 4 to 8 , 2018, in Würzburg/Germany

The course concentrates on Quaternary paleosols and related sediments. Soil forming processes as well as polypedogenesis are highlighted and related to geomorphodynamics, climate change, and (paleo-)environment.


The course is based on a 2.5-days theoretical part, 1-day field excursion, and a microscopical session. Participants are instructed to learn the international state of knowledge, methods, and systematics. The course program includes a workshop on "Paleosols and climate change", Saturday, July 7 .

For details please see the circular available for download below.

International course soils as archives 2
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