Great Lakes Section – SEPM


 2017 Fall Field Conference, joint with the Tri-State Geological Conference & NAGT: 

Geology of Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin

Tentative Date: a non-Packers weekend in the Fall

Leader: Beth Johnson (University of Wisconsin - Fox Valley) and Joanne Kluessendorf (Weiss  Earth Science Museum)

This field trip will study the Paleozoic, Quaternary, and groundwater geology around Lake Winnebago and the Fox River valley. Stay tuned!

For more information, contact Beth Johnson.

 Photo of Red Granite Quarry

GLS-SEPM Best Student Papers Awarded, 2016 North Central Section GSA Meeting, Champaign, IL

Best Undergraduate Student Paper ($100) – Amanda Whaling (Indiana University), Doug Edmonds, and Rebecca Caldwell, QUANTIFYING AVULSION ACTIVITY ON RIVER DELTAS FROM 1984-2012.

Best Graduate Student Paper ($200) – Wesley Parker (University of Cincinnati), Yurena Yanes, Donna Surge, and Eduardo Mesa, MOLLUSK SHELLS OF PATELLA CRENATA (GASTROPODA: PATELLIDAE) FROM TENERIFE, CANARY ISLANDS, AS A LOW-LATITUDE PALEOCLIMATIC PROXY

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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