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 

What a great trip! Many thanks to guides Gordon Baird, Joe Hannibal, and John Wicks. Also thanks to our sponsors the Northern Ohio Geological Society, the Ohio Geological Society, the American Insitute of Professional Geologists Ohio Section, and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Field guides can be obtained from Joe Hannibal 

For more information, contact Joe Hannibal.

 Pictures of shale formations

GLS-SEPM Best Student Papers Awarded, 2015 North Central Section GSA Meeting, Madison, WE

Best Undergraduate Student Paper ($100) – Elizabeth Olree (University of Nebraska at Omaha) and Harmon Maher, Jr., Stratigraphic analysis of half grabens in the White River Group of NW South Dakota.

Best Graduate Student Paper ($200) – Mathew Rine (Western Michigan U.), Dave Barnes, and William Harrison III, Evaluating the sequence stratigraphic relationships, lithofacies, and petrophysical properties of the Silurian (Niagaran) reefs for the purpose of CCUS and EOR in the Michigan 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.



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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