3rd Workshop of Eastern African Quaternary Research Association (EAQUA)

08.02 - 13.02.2011
University of Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Contact person:
Prof. Alfred N.N. Muzuka, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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The Eastern African Quaternary Research Association (EAQUA) was established in June 7, 2007 in Kampala, Uganda with the mission of enhancing the growth of Quaternary Science community in the eastern and central African region through training, promotion of collaborative research and information exchange on Quaternary Science issues.

The main objective of the planned workshop is to unite and enhance active communication on Quaternary research issues on palaeoclimate, palaeoenvironment, archaeology, palaeontology and palaeoanthropology in the eastern and central African region. Specifically, the workshop intends to be a forum for exchange of information on recent research findings and assessment of the opportunities and challenges in research, training and capacity building in the region. The workshop also intends to strengthen network of the East African Quaternary community.

First circular and call for papers:

The main theme of the workshop is On- and off-shore: Eastern Africa during the last 100 ka

The sub-themes are:

i) Late Pleistocene-Holocene climate variability forcing and proxies

ii) Trade and archaeological record in Eastern Africa

iii) Recent trends in climate change, impacts, adaptation and vulnerability assessment for Eastern Africa