Society for Sedimentary Geology - Great Lakes Section
Joint with the Tri-State Geological
The Niagra Escarpment
September 24-26, 2010
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Co-sponsors: Weiss Earth Science Museum
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Join Joanne Kluessendorf and Don Mikulic for a tour of Wisconsin's beautiful Door Peninsula, "the Cape Cod of the Midwest", to explore the Silurian and Ordovician rocks of the escarpment and the impact of glaciation on its geomorphology.
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, 2010 North Central - South Central combined Sectional Meeting, Branson, MO
Best Undergraduate Student Poster ($100): Laura Schultz (U. Wisconsin - Parkside), Interactions Between Tetracycline and Kaolinite in Aqueous Solution.
Best Graduate Student Paper ($200): Sentihil Yuvaraj (Bowling Green State U.), Implications of Repetitive, Vertical Stacking of Prograding Shoreline Deposits of Cretaceous Pictured Cliffs Sandstone, Northern San Juan Basin.
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.
Updated 08/30/2010 SLD