13.03 - 16.03.2017  
Fuerteventura, Spain
Contact person:
Dominik Faust, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

INQUA, SACCOM and the LOESS Focus Group present the International Symposium on Eolian dynamics, paleosols and environmental change in drylands from 13-16 March 2017 in La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain.

The conference starts with two days of oral and poster presentations of recent studies, followed by two days of field trips.

The scientific program starts Monday 13 March 2017 in the “Teatro Raiz del Pueblo” in the village of La Oliva. Each oral presentation should run 20 minutes each. Contributions (oral or posters) from early-career scientists and young researchers in particular are welcome.


Registration fees (including field trip expenses, proceedings, coffee & tea): 80 Euro or 50 Euro for young researchers, early-career scientists, PhD students and escorts.

Researchers interested in attending the meeting are kindly invited to register by answering the following information and emailing it to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Subject line: I would like to attend the Fuerteventura Symposium 2017

Family name:
First name:
Young researcher/Early-career scientist/PhD student:

I would like to present: 1. Poster or 2. Oral

As soon as you have registered, you will be notified by email about the conditions of payment.

Financial support

Financial support is available for early-career scientists. Please note this when registering.


Apartments (for 6 people) and rooms (triple/double/single) are blocked until the end of September 2016 in two nearby hotels of very good quality.

Prices: Double room from 60-88 Euro/night including breakfast; Single room from 45-60 Euro/night including breakfast; Apartment 130 Euro/night; breakfast (9 Euro) not included. Please make your own accommodation reservations at either of the following: Casa Vieja: or Mahoh Finca Rural:


Please email the presentation title and abstract by 30 November to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The abstract could include a meaningful figure, however should not exceed one page. Organizers aim to have contributions published in a special volume of QI.

Steering committee

Dr. Pierre Antoine (CNRS-Meudon, Paris, France)
Dr. Constantino Criado (Universidad de la Laguna, Spain)
Dr. Dominik Faust (TU Dresden, Germany)
Dr. Will Fletcher (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)
Dr. Penélope González-Sampériz (CSIC Zaragoza, Spain)
Dr. Inmaculada Menéndez-González (IOCAG, Universidad de Las Palmas, Spain)
Dr. Joel Ruskin (University of Haifa, Israel)
Dr. Daniel Wolf (TU Dresden, Germany)
Dr. Yurena Yanes (University of Cincinnati, USA)
Dr. Ludwig Zöller (University of Bayreuth, Germany)