International Geochronology Summer School 2018 Switzerland

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International Geochronology Summer School 2018 Switzerland

Sarah Kamleitner
Dear colleagues,

it is our pleasure to announce the


10th International Geochronology Summer School:

Dating techniques in environmental research


Date: 02 - 07 September 2018

Location: Klosters (Switzerland)



Topics to be covered in lectures, excursions and workshops include dating techniques such as numerical methods

(radiocarbon, exposure dating with cosmogenic nuclides, OSL, 137Cs, 210Pb, etc.), dendrochronology, anthracology, archaeomagnetic dating, palaeolimnology, as well as relative methods like soil weathering and Schmidt-hammer technique. See also attached flyer.


List of Lecturers:

Holger Gärtner (WSL), Paolo Cherubini (WSL), Markus Egli (Univ. of Zurich), Susan Ivy-Ochs (ETH Zurich/Uni Zurich), Dennis Dahms (Univ. Northern Iowa), Irka Hajdas (ETH Zurich), Olga Solomina (Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geography), Jérôme Poulenard (University Savoie Mont Blanc), Eileen Eckmeier (LMU University of Munich), Rolf Kipfer (EAWAG), Evdokia Tema (Univ. of Torino), Pierre Valla (Univ. of Bern), Nathalie Dubois (EAWAG), Kurt Hanselmann (ETH Zurich) and others.


The Summer School is open to young researchers (PhD students and Post-Docs) worldwide.

Participation is competitive and will be limited to a maximum of 20.

The registration fee (720 CHF) includes accommodation (room sharing required),

half board and lunch, field trips and teaching material.





On behalf of the organizers

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