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September 10, 2019

Please join us on September 10th as Randall Orndorff discusses the North American Stratigraphic Code.


Everything You Want (Need) to Know About Geologic Names But Were Afraid to Ask  [Or - The North American Stratigraphic Code is Your Friend]


Randall Orndorff, 
Florence Bascom Geoscience Center

"Effective communication in the geosciences requires consistent nomenclature for stratigraphic units and divisions of geologic time. Randall Orndorff is a long-time geologic names reviewer, chair of the Geologic Names Committee, and a member of the North American Commission on Stratigraphic Nomencluature. This lunchtime seminar will be an introduction to most things "geologic names" for authors and reviewers. Helpful handouts will be available digitally and in hard copies."


Date: 12:00 PM ET, Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Where: USGS National Center, Reston VA, Room 3C129

GS Talk:

Phone: 703-648-4848 Code:755736