Dates: August 3-11, 1999
Location: Durban, South Africa
The Congress will open with a one-day symposium devoted to the Congress
theme: "Environmental background to hominid evolution in Africa".
Thereafter symposia and workshops will address key issues in Quaternary
studies including glaciation, palaeohydrology, loess, neotectonics,
palaeoclimate, palaeopedology, tephrochronology, human palaeoecology,
terrestrial carbon, shorelines, vegetation history and stratigraphy.
A range of pre- and post-congress excursions is offered to important sites in
Southern Africa countries.
The first circular and pre-registration forms are available on the Congress
Internet Homepage at the following address: inqua.geoscience.org.za.
Alternatively, the circular may be obtained from Mrs E Aucamp, PO Box 798,
Silverton, Pretoria 0001 SOUTH AFRICA. Fax +27-12-8411221 e-mail:
For further info, please contact the Secretary-General at the address below.
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