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The purpose of this field trip is to examine the sedimentology, sedimentary architecture, stacking patterns, and correlation of fluvial, coastal plain, deltaic, and shoreface to shelf deposits in the low accommodation Desert Member to Castlegate Sandstone stratigraphic interval (Campanian), Book Cliffs, eastern Utah. Traditional sequence stratigraphic models of falling stage deposits will be tested against an alternative sequence stratigraphic model that links the nonmarine to shallow-marine facies belts in both time and space. The trip will focus on the exceptional three-dimensional outcrop exposures in the Thompson Pass to Sagers Canyon region. At least eight sequence stratigraphic rock packages are...

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