The Canadian Sedimentology Research Group (CSRG) is a division of the Geological Association of Canada (GAC). The main objective of the CSRG is to foster and promote the research and study of sedimentary geology in Canada. Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Award the Middleton Medal every 2 years;
  2. Publish a newsletter;
  3. Organize and/or sponsor symposia and special sessions related to sedimentology at Annual Meetings of the GAC;
  4. Organize and sponsor field trips at conferences and other events, and;
  5. Provide subsidies to students who participate to conference field trips having an emphasis on sedimentary geology.


Full voting membership in CSRG is open to any person with an interest in sedimentary geology who is a member in good standing of the GAC, and who has paid the Division membership fee.

The CSRG offers financial assistance (Student Field Trip Subsidy) to students wishing to participate in sedimentology/stratigraphy field trips at conferences.  Contact the Chair or Vice-chair for more details.


To learn more about Middleton Medal click here.


Chair:  Martin Ross (University of Waterloo)

Vice-Chair:  Janok Bhattacharya (McMaster University)

Secretary/Treasurer:  Robert Sharp (Consultant)

Past Chair:  Elizabeth Turner (Laurentian University)

Newsletter Editor:  Martin Ross

Regional councillors:

Eastern Canada: Galen Halverson (McGill University)

Western and Central Canada: Brian Pratt (University of Saskatchewan)


To view copies of the newsletters click on the links below:

Aug 2020 Newsletter

Dec 2018 Newsletter

May 2018 Newsletter

Jan 2017 Newsletter

April 2016 Newsletter

Dec 2015 Newsletter

May 2014 Newsletter

Dec 2013 Newsletter

March 2013 Newsletter

April 2012 Newsletter

Jan 2011 Newsletter

Contact Us

Martin Ross (Chair):

University website: https://uwaterloo.ca/earth-environmental-sciences/people-profiles/martin-ross

Email: maross@uwaterloo.ca


Janok Bhattacharya (Vice Chair):

University website: https://www.science.mcmaster.ca/geo/component/comprofiler/userprofile/bhattaj.html

Email: bhattaj@mcmaster.ca