I just returned from a wonderful week attending the 34th International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS) in Rome. The theme of the meeting was sedimentology to face societal challenges on risk, resources and record of the past. I was there in my capacity as Associate Editor of the IAS journal SEDIMENTOLOGY.
There were some really fantastic talks across a wide variety of topics from carbonate platforms, silurian conodonts, tsunami deposits and modelling, mixed turbidie-contourite systems, self organising sedimentary systems, alluvial geomorphology, tidalites, straits and much more. I also had a chance to do a little touristing and check out some Rome’s highlights. When in Rome as they say…