ISGC 2021 - Abstract Submissions

Due November 30 [Extended Deadline]

The “Past” of sedimentary geosciences being the Sedimentary Record, SEPM, in conjunction with IAS and SGD/GSA, invites you to submit Session Topic Proposals (and potentially related fieldtrip and/or workshop) to the International Sedimentary Geosciences Congress in Flagstaff to foster continued interaction between the many sub-disciplines of sedimentary geosciences.

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Emphasizing the Impact of Life on Earth’s History

PALAIOS is a monthly journal, founded in 1986, dedicated to emphasizing the impact of life on Earth's history as recorded in the paleontological and sedimentological records. It disseminates information to an international spectrum of geologists and biologists interested in a broad range of topics, including, but not limited to, biogeochemistry, ichnology, paleoclimatology, paleoecology, paleoceanography, sedimentology, stratigraphy, geomicrobiology, paleobiogeochemistry, and astrobiology. PALAIOS publishes original papers that emphasize using paleontology to answer important geological and biological questions that further our understanding of Earth’s history.

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The Journal of Sedimentary Research

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First published in 1931, The Journal of Sedimentary Geology (JSR) is the oldest earth science journal dedicated to the field of sedimentology. The journal is broad and international in scope and welcomes contributions that further the fundamental understanding of sedimentary processes, the origin of sedimentary deposits, the workings of sedimentary systems and the records of earth history contained within sedimentary rocks. Check out our latest pubs, the best ways to submit and recent issues.

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The Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) recognizes and affirms that systemic and institutional racism occurs throughout our communities. We must recognize that conscious and unconscious bias exists throughout our broader society, and that preferential violence against, and killing of, Black citizens must stop. As one of the posters in a recent Washington DC protest stated, “the system is not broken, it was built this way”. In other words, we must recognize that systemic and institutional racism is not a bug, it’s a feature, one that is deeply rooted in our collective culture, history and institutions. SEPM should therefore stand firmly against systemic and institutional racism and violence against Black citizens and any other minority, and with and for the principals embodied in the Black Lives Matter movement. The SEPM Council, with input from the membership, has developed an ad hoc committee to investigate aspects of DEI issues.

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