This summer school run by the Department of Geography at the University of Zurich, Switzerland will encompass:
- Dating techniques
- Numerical methods (radiocarbon, exposure dating with 10Be, 26Al, 36Cl, etc.).
- Dendrochronology, Ice-core chronologies,
- Relative methods, like soil weathering and Schmidt-hammer technique, palaeosoils, palaeomagnetis.
- Reconstruction of environmental parameters
- Using dendroecology, stable isotopes, etc.
- Climate and landscape history
- Case studies: dendrochronology, ice cores, varves, loess-stratigraphies, etc.
- Reconstructing geomorphic processes
- Mud flows
- Land slides
- Rock falls
- Forest fires
- Charcoal: identification, dating, etc.
- Lectures and field trips
- Presentation of participants' own research
Registration for the International Geochronology Summer School (IGSS) is open until 30 April 2019. For more information, please visit the website.