International Focus Group on Tephrochronology


Future meetings

INQUA Dublin, Ireland, 2019 25-31 July

The next big meeting on the horizon for INTAV is the INQUA Congress in Dublin, being held 25-31 July, 2019. Four sessions with a focus on tephrochronology and volcanism have been accepted; further details are found here: with the many special sessions list at

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 9 January 2019.

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Sessions related to tephra studies are as follows.

Doticon_grn_Check.png Multidisciplinary applications in tephrochronology - from archaeology to volcanology

Doticon_grn_Check.png Tephras on the edge: Advances in distal tephrochronology ‒ methodologies, frameworks,and databases

Doticon_grn_Check.png Tephras: Shaping and recording Quaternary environments