Society for Sedimentary Geology - Great Lakes Section

SEPM Logo2014 Fall Field Conference:
Stratigraphy, Paleontology, and Depositional Setting of the Upper Devonian Black Shale and Associated Strata of Northeastern Ohio

Friday–Sunday, October 3–5, 2014 

Led by Gordon Baird, Joe Hannibal, and John Wicks. Sponsored by GLS-SEPM, Northern Ohio Geological Society, Ohio Geological Society Fall Field, American Institute of Professional Geologists Ohio Section, and Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Announcement and Itinerary (pdf)
Registration (pdf)

For more information, contact Joe Hannibal.

 Pictures of shale formations

GLS-SEPM Best Student Papers Awarded, 2014 North Central Section GSA Meeting, Lincoln, NE

Best Undergraduate Student Paper ($100): Matt Osman (Augustana College), Employing passive acoustics as a temporally precise monologue for constraining ebullitive methane fluxes in warming subarctic lakes.

Best Graduate Student Paper ($200): Lucien Nana Yobo (University of Nebraska – Lincoln), Outcrop characterization of karst development on a shallow carbonate platform: Mississippian Madison Formation, Bighorn Basin, WY, USA.

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.



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.

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