Practical information


Meeting and departure point in Zaragoza for the bus to Morillo de Tou, Sunday 7 May 9.00am

The number 8 pin close to the Ebro River in the center of town is the meeting and departure point for Morillo de Tou.

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Code of conduct

Unless stated otherwise, taking photos or videos of scientific material and presentations is prohibited.
Copying of presentations from computers in the conference rooms is also not allowed.
Harassment of any kind will not be tolerated.
Smoking is prohibited in all closed public spaces.
Please remember to turn off mobile phones in the conference rooms.



PAGES OSM/YSM 2017 will represent a tremendous opportunity to energize not only the Spanish Quaternary Community, but also the Portuguese, Moroccan, Tunisian and Algerian Quaternary communities.

The theme of both meetings is "Global Challenges for our Common Future: a paleoscience perspective".

Local Organizing Committee: Quaternary Terrestrial Environments group (Pyrenean Institute of Ecology-CSIC)

Visa requirements

Citizens of the European Union, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein only need a valid national identity document or passport.

If you are from any other country, find out about visa requirements well before your travel here.

If you need more information and/or require an invitation letter, please email us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Spanish is the main language spoken in Zaragoza. English, and to a lesser extent French, are spoken widely by the younger generations. Hotels and main businesses have English-speaking personnel.

Health Regulations

No international immunization is needed to visit Spain. However, be sure to familiarize yourself with the rules and regulations of all countries you may have to pass through on your way to Spain.


Zaragoza enjoys a Mediterranean continental climate with warm and sunny summers, severe winters, mild and moderate autumns and short springs. In May, the average temperature is around 20ºC during the day and sporadic rain is also possible.

In Morillo de Tou, temperatures will be a little bit lower, and nights in May are still cool.

Access the 10-day weather forecast for the Morillo de Tou region here.
Access the 10-day weather forecast for Zaragoza here.