Field Trips

Upcoming Field Trips

August 28, 2015
The Hawaii trip is scheduled for 7 days: August 28, 2015 which includes  2 days of travel time departing from and returning to the mainland, and is entitled: SEDIMENTS OF A MID-PLATE VOLCANIC ISLAND COMPLEX: A Field Investigative Trip on the Islands of Hawaii and Kauai. Actual field trip time is 5 days on the 2 islands. Trip leaders are Chuck Siemers-Blay and Mario Caputo.

November 20-22, 2015
The Anza-Borrego Desert trip is planned for the weekend of November 20-22, 2015, Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. The trip will address sedimentologic details of alluvial fan and braided stream strata deposited during Miocene time in the Fish Creek-Split Mountain area of the Anza-Borrego Desert. Dennis Kerr, who is one of Pat Abbott’s former MSc students and has been teaching at the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma will be the trip leader. Dennis is graciously willing to do this for PS-SEPM, especially to have the Society publish his ongoing stratigraphic work in the Anza-Borrego Desert.

Fall, 2016
Miocene-Pliocene strata, Anza-Borrego State Park (Pat Abbott)

Fall, 2017
Karen Grove and Ed Clifton (field trip theme and location not yet determined)

Past Field Trips

Fall, 2014
Continental Extension Old and New at the Edge of the Mojave

Russell Shapiro, Todd Greene, Carol Dehler

2013
Field Trip – Devonian Carbonate Platform of Eastern Nevada: Facies, Surfaces, Cycles, Sequences, Reefs, and the Cataclysmic Alamo Impact Breccia

2012
Field Trip – SEPM Salinas Basin

2011
Field Trip – Pismo Basin Monterey Formation)

2011
Field Trip – North-Central Nevada Late Paleozoic Basins

2010
Field Trip – Arrow Canyon Range Carbonate Platform

2009Field Trip – Santa Cruz Island

2008
Cooper Memorial Field Trip