Society for Sedimentary Geology - Great Lakes Section
2013 Fall Field Conference:
Paleozoic History of Epeiric Seas of the Iowa Basin
October 5, 2013
Joint with the Tri-State Geological Field Conference
Experience wonderful north-central Iowa and investigate current developments in the understanding of carbonate platform development in the middle Paleozoic epeiric seas of the Iowa Basin.
The Great Lakes Section of the SEPM (GLS-SEPM) is a not-for-profit educational association affiliated with the national SEPM - Society for Sedimentary Geology. The objectives of this Section are (1) to promote the science of geology in the Great Lakes area of North America through research in sedimentology, sedimentary petrology, and stratigraphy, and (2) to exchange and disseminate information and to share experiences of mutual interest. Section membership is composed of professional and student geologists who work, reside, or have research interests in the Great Lakes area.
GLS-SEPM Best Student Papers Awarded, 2013 North Central Sectional Meeting, Kalamazoo, MI
Best Undergraduate Student Poster ($100): We are still trying to locate the scholar. Stay tuned!
Best Graduate Student Paper ($200): James Thomka (University of Cincinatti), Magnetic susceptibility of the latest Telychian-early Sheinwoodian (middle Silurian) succession, southeastern Indiana and northern Kentucky: Implications for stratigraphic interpretation of diagenetically altered units.
The awards include 1 year free membership in GLS-SEPM and free registration for the next GLS-SEPM field conference. Further, the graduate student award also includes travel support of up to $1,500 from the Mobil Foundation's Student Travel Fund to present the paper at the next annual AAPG/SEPM convention.