INQUA Congress 2019 field trips

INQUA Congress 2019 field trips

The Quaternary Research Association are delighted to host five pre and post-congress trips for our colleagues in IQUA (Irish Quaternary Association) as part of the 20th INQUA Congress in Dublin in July 2019 (  These trips are open to INQUA Congress participants, QRA members and others and are now open for registration. Full details of each trip can be downloaded from the information below.

Pre:QGL-5: The Nature and Timing of the ‘Younger Dryas’ Glaciation of Scotland

Pre:QFL-6: The Quaternary Fluvial Archives of the Major English Rivers

Pst:QHL-3: Late Quaternary Landscape Evolution, Palaeoenvironments and Human Occupation in the North of Ireland

Pst:QGL-4: Different Styles of Younger Dryas Glaciation in the Northwestern and Central Scottish Highlands

Pst:QG/ArchL-5: The Quaternary of the Isles of Scilly

Please note the following important points in relation to international visitors booking on these field trips:

  1. You are responsible for arranging your own travel between the trips and the INQUA Congress in Dublin.
  2. The United Kingdom (UK) is a different country from Ireland and you may need to apply for a different visa to travel to the UK. You can check if you need a UK visa here:
  3. You will need to buy your own travel insurance to cover you for any accidents, delayed flights, costs of missing the departure rendezvous etc. 
  4. We urge you to finalise your travel arrangements only after the field trip has been confirmed at the end of March 2019. The QRA is not responsible for any costs incurred by participants due to cancellation of non-viable field trips.