INQUA Peribaltic Working Group

Conference materials

2022: “Quaternary of the Eastern Baltic Region”, in Latvia-Lithuania. The field guide and abstracts.

2019: “From Weichselian ice-sheet dynamics to holocene land use development in Western Pomerania and Mecklenburg”, in Germany. The field guidebook and abstracts of talks and poster,   Participants

2018: “Lateglacial-Interglacial transition: glaciotectonic, seismoactivity, catastrophic hydrographic and landscape changes”, in Russia. Excursion guide and Abstracts

2017: “From past to present – Late Pleistocene, last deglaciation and modern glaciers in the centre of northern Fennoscandia”, in Finland. Abstracts and guidebook

2016: “Quaternary geology of North-Central Poland: from the Baltic coast to the LGM limit”, in Poland. Abstracts

2015: “Quaternary geology and modern questions” in Assen, Drenthe, The Netherlands. Program&Abstracts Guidebook part 1 and part 2

2014: “Late Quaternary terrestrial processes, sediments and history: from glacial to postglacial environments” in Eastern and Central Latvia. Guidebook and abstracts

2013: INQUA Peribaltic WG symposium “Palaeolandscapes from Saalian to Weichselian, South Eastern Lithuania”, held in Trakai, Lithuania.  Abstracts   Guidebook

2012: Proceedings of the INQUA Peribaltic Working Group from the book of proceedings of the Joint International Conference “Geomorphology and Palaeogeography of Polar Regions” held in Saint-Petersburg, Russia.  


2011: “Late Pleistocene Glacigenic Deposits from the Central Part of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet to Younger Dryas End Moraine Zone”, held in Northern Finland and Northern Norway. 

Excursion Guide & Abstracts 2011

2010: “Ice, Water, HUmans – Quaternary Landscape Evolution in the Peribaltic Region”, DEQUA & INQUA Peribaltic WG. Conference Proceedings.

2009: Symposium “Extent and Timing of the Weichselian Glaciation Southeast of the Baltic Sea” held in southern Estonia and northern Latvia. Published Abstracts and Excursion Guidebook are available in pdf format. Selected papers (5) available in pdf format were published in Special Issue of theEstonian Journal of Earth Sciences.

2007: Symposium “The Quaternary of Western Lithuania: From the Pleistocene Glaciations to the Evolution of the Baltic Sea” held in western Lithuania. Invited papers are published in Special Issue of Quaternary International, (M.Stancikaite as a Guest Editor). Conference Proceedings are available in pdf format.

2006: Symposium “Late Pleistocene Glacigenic Deposits in the Central Part of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet”, held in northern Finland. Selected papers of symposium are published in Special Paper No 46 of Geological Survey of Finland (edited by P.Johansson & P.Sarala) and are available at:  

2005: Symposium Quaternary Geology and Landforming Processes”, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Published Guidebook and Abstracts are available.

2004: “International Field Symposium on Quaternary Geology and Modern Terrestrial Processes” in western Latvia. Abstracts of papers and posters, and Excursion guide, as well as photos are available at:


Pertti Sarala
(WG President)
Oulu Mining School, University of Oulu, Finland

Gražyna Kluczynska
(WG secretary)
Nature Research Centre, Lithuania

Andreas Börner
(WG vice-president)
State Agency for Environment, Nature Conservation and Geology Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Małgorzata Frydrych
(WG vice-president)
University of Łódź, Faculty of Geographical Sciences, Department of Physical Geography, Poland