Presented by California State University, Desert Studies Consortium..
Current Symposium Information
The 27th annual Desert Symposium will be held at California State University's Desert Studies Center (click here for a description of the Center) at Zzyzx, on the shores of Soda Lake south of Interstate 15 between Barstow and Baker, California. This historic site includes meeting rooms, overnight dormitories, catered meals, showers: all the amenities included in the registration cost. The symposium organizers solicit presentations on current research in archaeology, history, paleontology, geology, ecology, biological sciences, and environmental issues. Abstracts of the proceedings and a field trip guide will be published.Abstracts & Posters
15–minute presentations in geology, paleontology, geomorphology, anthropology, archaeology, botany, ecology, zoology, history and multidisciplinary studies in or related to the California deserts and surrounding provinces.
Hosts: Dr. William Presch (firstname.lastname@example.org); Robert E. Reynolds (email@example.com)
Themes—" Presentation - Adaptations to Environmental Extremes; Field Trip - Day 1: More questions than constraints: correlation challenges between the Calico Mountains and Mud Hills. Day 2: Valleys on mountain tops: Cady Mountains and Rodman Mounbtains."
Registration form 2013 (click for separate file)
Paper Submission/Author Guidelines (click for separate file)
Symposium Program 2013 (symposiumprogram.pdf)
Symposium Updates (under construction - no maps for 2013)
Field Trip Wavier form (click for copy)
Bob and Bobbe Adams best student paper/poster award (click for information)
Steering Committee Members (a list)
Past Symposiums Information