International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS)
Association internationale de sédimentologistes
Asociación Internacional de Sedimentólogos
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1952 Algiers Algeria
Founded at International Geological Congress. Discussion for formation of the Association originated at first meeting of British sedimentary petrologists, headed by P Allen, after closing of the 18th International Geological Congress, London (UK).
Statutes revised: 30 May 1963, Amsterdam (Netherlands); 11 Aug 1967, Reading (UK); 2 Sep 1971, Heidelberg (Germany FR); 8 Jul 1975, Nice (France); 30 Aug 2006, Fukuoka (Japan); 26 Sep 2010, Mendoza (Argentina); 18-22 Aug 2014, Geneva (Switzerland).
Promote sedimentology, especially by facilitating cooperative international research.
Events2026 | Wellington, New Zealand – International Sedimentological Congress
2024-06-24 | Aberdeen, UK – IAS Meeting of Sedimentology (IMS)
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Congress (every 4 years); Bureau; Council.
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