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La CH-QUAT se conçoit comme une interface pour les scientifiques issus de domaines de recherche et de pratique variés, qui traitent du Quaternaire et plus particulièrement des aspects homme, environnement et climat.en plus

Image : NASA Earth Observatory, Jesse Allen and Robert Simmonen plus
Image : M. Lütscher

2024 CH-QUAT Annual Meeting and General Assembly March 16, 2024


This year’s keynotes will update you on the exploration and science of ​"Frozen Worlds" in ice-cores, permafrost, and other icy environments.

We will discover these different "Frozen Worlds" together with our confirmed keynote speakers:

  • Marcia Phillips (WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF)
  • Regula Gubler (Archaeological Service, Kanton Bern)
  • Gina Moseley (University of Innsbruck)
  • Giovanni Baccolo (Paul Scherrer Institut)
  • Robbie Shone (photographer)
  • Michael Sigl (University of Bern)
  • Martin Hölzle (University of Fribourg).

University of Bern, Institute of Geological Science, 9am to 4.30PM

We also encourage contributions in the accompanying poster session where ongoing research can be presented and discussed. The best poster will be awarded with the CH-QUAT Poster Award and 200.- CHF. Please note that for the poster session contributions from all Quaternary science disciplines are welcome (independent of the keynote topics). Poster instructions: Maximum size: portrait size A0.

To participate, please register until March 8, 2024


Société suisse pour la recherche sur le quaternaire (CH-QUAT)
c/o Dr Marc Luetscher
Rue de la Serre 68
2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds

Dr. Marc Lütscher
Dr. Catharina Dieleman

15.-16. September 2023
CH-QUAT Excursion

17th-18th of November 2023
Swiss Geoscience Meeting (SGM) in Mendrisio