Field trips

Plenty opportunities for spectacular sedimentological field trips

More details to be announced soon...


Precambrian sedimentary successions 

Tectonised  sedimentary formations in the Labrador Trough, Northern Québec  Aphebian  (2.1 to 1.9 Ga). Tentative


Cambrian to Devonian carbonate platforms and reefs

Massive algal-stromatoporoid-bacterial reef front. Upper Silurian, Gaspé Peninsula, Québec.

 

Middle Ordovician carbonates, Mingan Islands, Québec.


Paleozoic foreland shelves and basins

Transition between the Precambrian gneisses, Ordovician carbonate and clastic foreland units. Montmorency falls, Québec City.


Quaternary glacial and post-glacial sedimentary accumulations

Glacial deposits from retreating Laurentide Ice-Sheet, (here at the Moisie River), Côte-Nord, St-Lawrence estuary, Québec.


Conventional and unconventional (shale, tar sands) hydrocarbon plays

Field Trip

Sandstone of McMurray formation, Early Cretaceous, Alberta. Tentative

 

Upper Ordovician Utica Shale along the Jacques Cartier River, near Québec City.

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Important Preliminary Dates

First circular
June 22, 2017

Call for sessions, workshops & field trips deadline
September 5, 2017

Call for papers starts
November 20, 2017

Registration starts
November 20, 2017

Abstract submission deadline
March 19, 2018

Paper acceptance notice
April 23, 2018

Early bird & presenting author registration deadline
May 14, 2018 

Conference
August 13-17, 2018

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