Berita Sedimentologi No. 41 – September 2018

Berita Sedimentologi No. 41

Berita Sedimentologi No. 41 is now published and available online. Pleas download this publication by clicking the cover image above. Otherwise, please click the following link.

In this volume we published two research papers on sandstone and carbonate diagenesis. The papers are:
– Sandstone diagenesis: establishing threshold temperature and depth of porosity deterioration, Penyu Basin and Tenggol Arch, offshore Peninsular Malaysia by F.L. Kessler and J. Jong
– The effect of meteoric phreatic diagenesis and spring sapping on the formation of submarine collapse structures in the Biak Basin, eastern Indonesia by D.P. Gold

We hope this publication will be useful to you all.

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FOSI-IAS-SEPM Regional Seminar: Past & Present Sedimentation in Tropical Region


3rd Ffosi-reg3-logo.OSI Regional Seminar titled “Past & Present Sedimentation in Tropical Region” will be held in Yogyakarta from 5 to 6 September 2018. This is a join seminar with IAS (International Association of Sedimentologists) and SEPM (Society of Sedimentary Geology). The seminar is hosted by Universias Gajah Mada. The committee has the privilege to host speakers Malaysia, Brunei, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, USA, UK, and the Netherlands.

Universitas Gajah Mada
Grha Sabha Pranama, Yogyakarta, 55281
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The oral session have 9 key note / invited speakers and 12 presenters. About 24 posters will be presented in the program as well. Detail program is available downloadable HERE

Key note speakers in this seminar are:

  • Eko Yulianto LIPI, Indonesia
  • Han van Gorsel Geoscience Research, USA
  • Charlie Wu University of Indonesia
  • Moyra Wilson Western Australia
  • Liaw Kim Kiat UT Petronas, Malaysia
  • Meor Amir Hassan University of Malaya
  • Afroz Ahmad Shah University of Brunei Darussalam
  • John Warren Chulalongkorn Univ. – Thailand
  • Ludvig Lowermark National Taiwan University

FULL PROGRAMs up to August 16 are available below:

  • Full oral program is HERE
  • Full poster program is HERE

REGISTRATION – Standard Rate
Registration fee for general participants are listed below:

  • Professional US$ 110 (foreign) / IDR 1,100,000 (local)
  • Academic / researcher US$ 90 (foreign) / IDR 900,000 (local)
  • Graduate students / fresh graduates US$ 60 (foreign) / IDR 600,000 (local)
  • Undergraduate students US$ 45 (foreign) / IDR 450,000 (local)

Registration fee for FOSI-IAGI / IAS /SEPM members are listed below:

  • Professional US$ 95 (foreign) / IDR 950,000 (local)
  • Academic / researcher US$ 70 (foreign) / IDR 700,000 (local)
  • Graduate students / fresh graduates US$ 45 (foreign) / IDR 450,000 (local)
  • Undergraduate students US$ 35 (foreign) / IDR 350,000 (local)

Registration form:
Please fill In the online registration form in or download the PDF FORM here.
Payment is through bank transfer to the following account:
Bank Mandiri; Acc. Name: VM Juliana Fermant; Acc. Number: 1350006490021
The registration fee include 2 days meal and refreshers and exclude hotel / accommodation.


Registration will be closed 2 weeks before the field trip start.
Pre Seminar Mahakam Delta Field Trip
31 Aug – 4 Sept 2018
Meeting point: Balikpapan, East Kalimantan
Registration fee: IDR 12,500,000
Minimum participants: 15 pax
Contact person: Erlangga Septama (

Post Seminar Toba Field Trip
7 – 10 Sept
Meeting point: Silangit, North Sumatra
Registration fee: IDR 6,900,000 (tentative)
Minimum participants: 12 pax
Contact person: Gesit (

Sponsorship opportunity for this event is still available. Please contact the committee directly











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Berita Sedimentologi No. 40

Berita Sedimentologi No. 40 is now available online and can be downloaded by clicking here or the cover below:

Berita Sedimentologi No. 40

Please note that due to file size limitation from our server, the complete file of BS No. 40 is temporarily hosted at an external website.

The contents of this edition are:

      Hydrocarbon Retention In Clastic Reservoirs Of NW Borneo – Examples Of Hydrocarbon Trap, Reservoir, Seal And Implications On Hydrocarbon Column Length – F. Kessler & J. Jong. (pp. 6-44)

Middle Miocene Depositional Environment Shift In The Tarakan Basin: Some Perspectives From The Onshore Simenggaris Area – Isnianto et al. (pp. 45-54)

Geological Features Observations in Eastern Indonesia based on selected P3GL Seismic Data – H. Darman et al. (pp. 55-64)

The next edition of Berita Sedimentologi is going to be published in June 2018. Manuscript contributions are welcome. Please contact one of the editors for further information if necessary.

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FOSI-IAS-SEPM Regional Seminar: Past & Present Sedimentation in Tropical Region

1st Announcement
The Indonesian Sedimentologists Forum (FOSI) together with the International Association of Sedimetologists (IAS) and the Society of Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) are going to organize a regional seminar in Yogyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, from 5 to 6 September 2018.
The seminar is titled “Past and Present Sedimentation in Tropical Region”. Pre and post seminar field trip will be arranged. The committee is inviting potential speakers to participate in both oral and poster sessions.



E-mail address:

Hendra Amijaya (University of Gajah Mada) &
Herman Darman (Indogeo Social Enterprise)



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Seminar Migas: FOSI-P3GL

The Research and Development Centre of Indonesian Maritime Geology (P3GL: Pusat Penelitian dan Pengembangan Geologi Kelautan) is an institution which operate research vessels and collect (sub-)marine samples in Indonesian water. They have significant number of seismic and core data. How much can they support the exploration activities in Indonesia? Let’s participate in the seminar in Cirebon. We will visit their cold core storage, survey boat, and see their survey equipments. Their experts will also give talks about their recent surveys in Eastern Indonesia.

Beware!! Happening soon (31 January 2018), affordable fee BUT limited space. So, please take action,…. register… NOW.



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Berita Sedimentologi No. 39

Click here to download Berita Sedimentologi No. 39

Click here to download Berita Sedimentologi No. 39

Berita Sedimentologi No. 39 is now available online and can be downloaded by clicking the image above or the following link:
Berita Sedimentologi No. 39

This volume contains two articles:
1. A study of Neogene sedimentary outcrops of the Greater Miri area – Can clay gouging be calibrated in outcrops and shallow subsurface boreholes? by Kessler and Jong
2. Sangatta delta evolution with an updated Miocene paleogeography – by Suandhi et al.

The next volume (No. 40) will be published in March 2018 and the main theme of this issue is going to be on structural geology and sedimentation.

If you are interested to contribute, please contact one of our editors.

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Fore-Arc of Sumatra: Evening Discussion

FOSI Evening Discussion

FOSI Evening Discussion

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Berita Sedimentologi No. 38 – East Natuna

We’re delighted to inform you all that Berita Sedimentologi No. 38 has been published and is now available for download from the following link:

This volume contains the following manuscripts:
– Basin with multiple sediment sources: tectonic evolution, stratigraphic record and reservoir potential of the Bunguran Trough, South China Sea (John Jong et al.)
– Seismic expression of key geological features in the East Natuna Basin (Herman Darman)

Berita Sedimentologi No. 38 can also be downloaded by clicking this image below:

BS No. 38 East Natuna

The next volume is planned to be published in August 2017. We are currently seeking potential contributors for this volume, please contact one of our editors if you’re interested to participate.

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FOSI Evening Discussion: Geoseismic of Carbonates


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FOSI Evening Discussion: Lacustrine of SE Asia


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