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Journal special issues
The Cambridge Diagenesis Conferences (1981-1998) were set up to act as a conduit for the interchange of clay-mineral expertise between universities and research institutes on one hand, and the hydrocarbon industry on the other. The conference series began its second phase of life with the 7th meeting in Cambridge in September 2011. ‘Clay and carbonate facies and their diagenetic pathways in reservoir rocks’ (Ingenta site / GSW site) and was particularly challenging and is a topic that has been very largely avoided because of its complexity. A resulting special issue of Clay Minerals contains papers related to this special topic but also to others of no less importance in understanding the distribution of clay minerals in sediments and rocks and the effects they may have in modifying porosity and permeability. Watch for this Open Access issue of the journal in late April 2014.
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