Editoral

Markus Fiebig
This section of the special volume of E&G Quaternary Science Journal published for the XVIII INQUA congress in Bern 2011 includes four articles dealing with the Quaternary stratigraphy of the Northern Alpine Foreland. It has to be remembered that the Northern Alpine Foreland played an important role in scientific history of Quaternary research. It was in Switzerland where the theory of Quaternary glaciations was originally developed in the early 19th century by Ignatz Venetz and...