New Textbook!

Sandstone Petrography, Petrology, and Modeling is now available from SEPM at this link:  https://sedimentary-geology-store.com/catalog/book/sandstone-petrography-petrology-and-modeling This book, which owes its existence to Tom Taylor, who had minor assistance from Linda Bonnell and Rob Lander, From the publisher’s description: This volume provides both an updated foundation in modern sandstone petrology and a practical guide for the petrographic…

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Touchstone Fundamentals Online!

After months of work on both the content and our website we are delighted to announce that the Touchstone Fundamentals Course is now available online for active RQC members and recipients of academic Touchstone licenses. The course is intended for individuals who are new to Touchstone but experienced Touchstone modelers might find some things of…

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3rd International School on Diagenesis

The Applied Sedimentology Group at the GeoZentrum NordBayern (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg) and Geocosm LLC. announce the 3rd School on the Diagenesis of Silicilastic Sediments on September 7-11, 2020.  The school will be held at the Geozentrum Nordbayern in Erlangen, Germany and will focus on the controls on sandstone diagenesis and their implications for data interpretation and modeling.…

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2nd School on Sandstone Diagenesis

Geocosm staff once again helped to teach the Second School on Sandstone Diagenesis, which was held at GeoZentrum NordBayern in Erlangen, Germany on August 26-30, 2019. The school provides Ph.D. candidates and professionals from around the world with a comprehensive overview of the processes that control sandstone diagenesis and rock properties.

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Touchstone Fundamentals: June 12-13, 2019

We are planning on holding the two day Touchstone Fundamentals course in Houston on June 12-13, 2019. This course is open to current RQC members and academic institutions with Touchstone license grants. Contact us for more information.

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T>Map Course: June 14, 2019

We will be holding the one day T>Map course in Houston on June 14, 2019. This course is open to current RQC members and academic institutions with Touchstone license grants. Contact us for more information

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1st School on Sandstone Diagenesis

Geocosm geologists were among the organizers and lecturers at the First School of Sandstone Diagenesis, which was held on August 27-29, 2018. The school had a full capacity of well over 30 participants and included representatives from Europe, Africa, the Middle-East, and North America. Roughly 2/3 of the participants were doctoral candidates with the remainder…

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Europe Touchstone Fundamentals Course, August 30-31

RQC members are welcome to attend a Touchstone Fundamentals course that we will be holding on August 30-31.  The course will be taught at GeoZentrum NordBayern, which is part of Friedrich-Alexander Universität in Erlangen, Germany.   Note that it is not necessary to participate in the 1st School on Sandstone Diagenesis that Geocosm staff will be helping to…

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