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  • March Journal Club - registration open!

    GSA Sed. Geology-SEPM journal club will meet March 28th at 1:30 ET/10:30 PST to discuss the paper by Rodriguez et al. (2020): "Long-term washover fan accretion on a transgressive barrier island challenges the assumption that paleotempestites represent individual tropical cyclones" in Scientific reports10 (1), p.19755: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-76521-4

    We hope to see you there - click here to register and attend!

  • Welcome Jason Flaum and Agustín Kriscautzky to the Sedimentary Geology Division Board!

    The Sedimentary Geology Division is pleased to announce 2 newly elected members to our board. Jason Flaum (USGS) will be serving as Vice-Chair of the division and Agustín Kriscautzky (GEOLOG International) will be serving as the Diversity Coordinator. Welcome Jason and Agustín and thank you for investing your time and talents for the advancement of our sed-loving community!

    Interested in serving on the division board? Reach out to the division Chair Andrew Leier (aleier@geol.sc.edu) for more information about openings and duties of board positions!

  • Mark your calendar for the next student journal club!

    Attention all students and early-career sedimentary geologists! You are invited to the next meeting of the student-led journal club on Feb 29th at 1:30 ET/12:30 CST. 

    The club will be discussing Li et al (2023) Strength of the winter North Atlantic jet stream has deviated from its natural trend under anthropogenic warmingGeology 2023; 51 (12): 1148–1152. doi: https://doi.org/10.1130/G51329.1 (click to access paper)

    See our website to learn more about the club and mark your calendar to join in this community event!

  • Calling for nominations for the 2024 Laurence L. Sloss Award

    Do you know a colleague or mentor whose achievements contributed widely to the field of sedimentary geology and service to the Geological Society of America?

    Nominate them for the Laurence L. Sloss Award for Sedimentary Geology! Nominations are due 15 February to the Sedimentary Geology Division Secretary-Treasurer Joel Saylor.

    Required nomination materials include:

    1. a cover letter describing nominee’s accomplishments in sedimentary geology and contributions to GSA
    2. a curriculum vitae
    3. any additional supporting letters

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