The Sedimentary Record
The Sedimentary Record
The Sedimentary Record is a short-format, peer-reviewed, diamond open access journal for all sub-disciplines related to soft rock geosciences. It is published online, sponsored by the SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology. Articles are free to publish and free to read for everyone, and authors retain copyrights.
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- doi: 10.2110/sedred.2021.3
- ISSN 1543-8740
- Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Current Issue - Volume 20, Issue 1
- Fine-sediment Supply Can Control Fluvial Deposit Architecture: An Example From the Blackhawk Formation-Castlegate Sandstone Transition, Upper Cretaceous, Utah, USA
Ellen P. Chamberlin , Elizabeth A. Hajek
- Digitalization of Legacy Datasets and Machine Learning Regression Yields Insights for Reservoir Property Prediction and Submarine-Fan Evolution: A Subsurface Example From the Lewis Shale, Wyoming
Thomas Martin , Jared Tadla , Zane Jobe
- Sedimentary record of annual-decadal timescale reservoir dynamics: Anthropogenic stratigraphy of Lake Powell, Utah, U.S.A.
Cari Johnson Jonathan Casey Root Scott A. Hynek John (Jack) C. Schmidt
- The revolutionary impact of the Deep Time concept: Geology’s modernity and societal implications
- Outcrop conservation: Promoting accessibility, inclusivity, and reproducibility through digital preservation
Brian S. Burnham, Clare E. Bond, Peter P. Flaig, Dolores A. van der Kolk, David Hodgetts
The full archive of The Sedimentary Record may be found online.
Benefits of publishing in the Sedimentary Record
- Diamond Open Access: authors can publish open access, full color articles at no charge
- Exposure to a global, diverse readership, including promotion by SEPM digital marketing
- Rapid peer review process from at least two reviewers
Author guidelines and manuscript submission
Extensive details regarding TSR submissions may be found here.
The Sedimentary Record is now using a continuous publishing process. There will be no deadlines to submit a manuscript to a specific issue. Accepted manuscripts will be published online as soon as they have passed the review process and have been formatted for online publishing. The date an article is posted will be its official date of publication. *These deadlines are subject to change as TSR adapts with the culture of open access publishing.
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TSR Special Issue: Future Directions of Deepwater Sedimentology
The special issue is open to anyone, and we welcome all submissions relevant to deepwater sedimentology; participants of the Deep Water Research Group Forum 2021 are especially encouraged to submit manuscripts related to the work they presented at the forum.
Submissions will be accepted throughout the duration of 2022. Special topics include:
- Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) in deep-sea sediments
- Carbon burial in deep-sea sediments
- Deepwater gas Hydrates
- Critical minerals within deepwater sedimentary deposits
- Deep sea geothermal energy
- Microplastics and Pollutants in Deep-sea sediments
- Recent advances and applications using machine learning and quantitative analysis in deepwater deposits
- Modern day deepwater monitoring of canyons
- Modern Hazards - submarine landslides etc
Questions? Contact the TSR editors or learn more from the Deepwater Research Group.