ISCS SandFest 2018
Because of liability issues, field trips are restricted to
registered attendees, GGS, SEGS, JGMS members, and other SFMS club members
Field Trip 1: Heavy Sand Trip/Tour Florida
Thursday Morning (7:00 am - 11:00 am)
(This trip is limited to 24 participants)
On the first day of the conference, attendees can visit a heavy sands processing site in Florida. Participants must be at least 18 years old and there are specific safety requirements, so click above and read the requirements carefully.
Attendees can start the day early by visiting multiple beaches to collect various types of sand. Click above for more details.
Once again, attendees can start the day early by visiting a beach to collect sand that contains a large percentage of biological components. Click above for more details.
Workshops are no longer confined by 4 walls. On this trip, workshop topics will be covered in the field! Click above for more details.
SandFest 2018 will end with a whole day devoted to a tour of a heavy sands processing site in Georgia! Participants must be at least 18 years old and there are specific safety requirements, so click above and read the requirements carefully.
ScheduleClick on the individual trips or see the Schedule menu for dates and times. Because of weather and water levels, field trips are subject to change or cancellation.
Sign-upYou must sign up for field trips when you register for the conference. GGS, SEGS, JGMS and SFMS people who are not registered for the conference must contact Charles Carter at to register for field trips.
Field Trip Meeting DetailsWhen you sign in at the conference, you will receive field trip meeting details in your conference packet for each trip you selected on your registration form.
Day of the TripFor each trip you should arrive at the meeting location at least 15 minutes before the scheduled trip time to sign in with the field trip leader so we know who you are. We may caravan from the meeting location to the actual site and must leave at the scheduled trip time to maintain the conference schedule. Even though you signed up for the trip on your registration form, we cannot wait for everyone to show up, so don't be late!
Let's collect some sand!
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