Field trips

Plenty opportunities for spectacular sedimentological field trips

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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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December 11, 2017

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January 15, 2018

Abstract submission deadline
March 19, 2018

Paper acceptance notice
April 23, 2018

Early bird & presenting author registration deadline
May 14, 2018 

August 13-17, 2018

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