Confined Turbidite Systems (Geological Society Special by S. A. Lomas

By S. A. Lomas

This book arose from a starting to be appreciation of the level to which the advance of turbidite depositional platforms is essentially tormented by basin-floor topography. in lots of turbidite structures and turbidite hydrocarbon reservoirs, depositional styles were reasonably to strongly limited by means of pre-existing slopes; therefore 'submarine lovers' should be faraway from fan-shaped the place limited via major bathymetric positive aspects. This quantity examines elements of sediment dispersal and accumulation in deep-water platforms the place sea-floor topography has exerted a decisive keep watch over on deposition, and explores the linked controls on hydrocarbon reservoir structure and heterogeneity. The papers provided the following supply a world viewpoint, that is wide-ranging when it comes to process in addition to position, together with contrasting reports and case reports of outcrop, subsurface, glossy and experimental structures. This publication might be of use either to educational geologists and to geoscience pros in facing the characterization/modelling of deep-water clastic reservoirs. additionally on hand: Alluvial lovers: Geomorphology, Sedimentology, Dynamics (Geological Society specific booklet) - ISBN 1862391890 Western North Atlantic Palaeogene and Cretaceous Palaeoceanography - ISBN 1862390789 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on this planet, and one of many biggest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of high quality peer-reviewed titles for teachers and pros operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable overseas recognition for the standard of its work.The many parts during which we submit in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reviews and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology courses

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M. et al. (eds) Deepwater Reservoirs of the World. Proceedings Gulf Coast Section Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Foundation 20th Annual Bob F. Perkins Research Conference, CD-ROM, 817835. READING, H. G. & RICHARDS, M. 1994. Turbidite systems in deepwater basin margins classified by grain size and feeder system. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, 78, 192-822. REVELLE, R. ) 1990. Sea Level Changes. National Research Council, Studies in Geophysics. National Academy Press, Washington, DC.

5c) and large volume sand-transporting flows (as in Fig. 5d). 36 R. SMITH Fig. 14. Seismic section showing external convergence, internal baselap and high reflectivity in a near-seafloor confined turbidite system, offshore Angola. Sonangol are gratefully acknowledged for permission to use these data. amalgamated sand-rich turbidite channels occur in erosionally modified fault-controlled troughs, comparable in form and dimensions with those of the Annot Sandstone confined turbidite system (SE France).

2003 in press. Back to basics: a comparative analysis on deepwater settings and associated fan systems. Marine and Petroleum Geology. BOOTH, J. , DUVERNAY III, A. , PFEIFFER, D. S. & STYZEN, M. J. 2000. Sequence stratigraphic framework, depositional models and stacking patterns of ponded and slope fan systems in the Auger Basin: Central Gulf of Mexico slope. GCSSEPM Foundation 20th Annual Research Conference. Deep- Water Reservoirs of the World, 3-6 December 2000, 82-103. BURSIK, M. I. & WOODS, A.

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