IUGS Commission on Global Sedimentary Geology (C-GSG)

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History

1987, as IUGS Commission on Global Sedimentology, in the framework of the Geology Program of International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), taking over the activities of IUGS Committee on Sedimentology, set up 1980. Also previously known as Global Sedimentary Geology Program (CGSG). Assume ceased to exist in 2002.

Aims

Extend understanding of history of earth, surficial processes, evolution of life and biotic influences on earth processes through global-scale research on sediments, sedimentary rocks and their contained organisms and remains; improve man's ability to find, produce and husband natural resources in sedimentary deposits; enhance practice of sedimentary geology through training, exchanges and cooperative research.

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Activities

Promotion of Global Sedimentary Geology Program (GSGP). Research Projects (2): Cretaceous Resources, Events and Rhythms (CRER) - focused on sea levels, anoxic events, the KTB and other aspects of cretaceous geology and the record of environmental changes; PANGEA - aims to understand the special interactions of sedimentation and paleoclimates during a super-continent stage of earth history. Under the umbrella of these projects, organizes workshops, symposia and conventions.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 27 countries
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Subjects *

  • Earth
    • Earth
  • Geology
    • Geology
  • Resources
    • Resources
  • Health Care
    • Naturopathy, Holistic Medicine

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E8295

Last News Received

2002
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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