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Sediments (Geology)

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View Resource International Association of Sedimentologists

"The International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS) was founded in 1952 with the goal to promote the study of sedimentology and the interchange of research, particularly where international cooperation is desirable." The website provides visitors with the association's monthly newsletter, which discusses conferences, recent studies, workshops, and more. Students and educators can learn about...

https://www.sedimentologists.org/
View Resource USGS Suspended-Sediment Database

This USGS website provides daily and periodic sediment data mainly for hydrologists and geomorphologists. The database includes station metadata, drainage basin area, geographic parameters, data anomalies, streamflow discharge, suspended-sediment discharge, and more. Users can find maps of average concentration of suspended sediment and of the many gaging stations located all around the United...

https://cida.usgs.gov/sediment/
View Resource Geometry and Topology

Geometry and Topology is "a fully refereed international journal dealing with all aspects of geometry and topology and their applications." The publisher, Geometry & Topology Publications (GTP), is a non-profit organization based in the Mathematics Department of the University of Warwick at Coventry, UK. Visitors can browse the journal, available free of charge electronically, or search by keyword...

https://msp.org/gt/2014/18-2/
View Resource USGS: National Geochemical Survey Database

The USGS's National Geochemical Survey (NGS) is producing "a body of geochemical data for the United States based primarily on stream sediments, analyzed using a consistent set of methods." After learning the history and background of the project, users can access the NGS data by geographic area. The website allows researchers to compare the analytical methods and view national maps illustrating...

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/geochem/
View Resource Pre-Assessment: Gauging Students Preparedness for Sedimentary Geology

The site, Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty, continues to receive high marks and a great deal of praise, and this resource follows in that established tradition. Created by Lawrence D. Lemke of Wayne State University, this exercise helps educators assess the current state of students" educational background as it applies to sedimentary geology. As Lemke notes in the introduction, he...

https://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/sedimentary/activiti...