Dedication Ceremony for Signage Marking the GSSP
While Lake Pueblo State Park in Colorado is known for being a fishing "hot spot," in addition, the nearly 10,000 acre park is of geological importance. Signage marking the Global Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) Cenomanian-Turonian Boundary, 38.2822° N Latitude 104.7275° W Longitude will be unveiled at the park in October.
Date:October 25, 2013
1) Assembly of attendees at the site of the new GSSP signage, 10:30 am.
2) Comments by:
Dr. Stan Finney, chair of the International Commission of Stratigraphy
Dr. Malcolm Hart, chair of the Cretaceous Subcommission
Local government officials
2) Unveiling of the educational display; Comments by:
Rich Lane, National Science Foundation
Brad Sageman, Northwestern University
3) Placement of the golden spike:
Facilitated by Pueblo Fire Department
Note: Park visitors will need to pay the entrance fee to the park.