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Sequence stratigraphy of the Mississippi Fan (plio-pleistocene), Gulf of Mexico.

P. Weimer

Sequence stratigraphy of the Mississippi Fan (plio-pleistocene), Gulf of Mexico.

by P. Weimer

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Published by Springer in Berlin, London .
Written in English


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SeriesGeo-marine letters -- vol. 9, no. 4
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13925229M

RID. Regional Depositional Systems Tracts, Paleogeography, and Sequence Stratigraphy North- and West-Central Texas. Part Number RID. RID. Chronostratigraphy of Cenozoic Depositional Sequences and Systems Tracts: A Wheeler Chart of the Northwest Margin of the Gulf of Mexico Basin, by L. F. Brown Jr. and R. G. Loucks. p. text, 1 oversized color chart,

Natural Fractures and Their Relations With Facies, Sequence Stratigraphy, and Rebound Hardness, the “Mississippian Limestone” Play, North-Central Oklahoma, U.S.A. Y. Wang, G. M. Grammer The USGS Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources in the Eagle Ford Shale and Associated Cenomanian Strata, Texas. The study of shoreline depositional environments is called sequence stratigraphy. Sequence stratigraphy examines depositional changes and 3D architectures associated with rising and falling sea levels, which is the main force at work in shoreline deposits. Birdfoot river-dominated delta of the Mississippi River.

This results in one larger submarine fan instead of numerous smaller submarine fans. So, in this situation not only does submarine growth occur during a highstand in sea level, the fan is more voluminous and accumulates sediment at a faster rate. Does this rock the foundation of sequence stratigraphy to .   Sandy depositional environments in the Bossier Shale (a mud-dominated system) of the East Texas basin range from fluvial to deep water. Their occurrence is controlled by a combination of climate and sea level change. Sequence/seismic stratigraphic analysis of well logs and 2-D seismic lines from the East Texas basin demonstrates that the Bossier Shale can be subdivided into.


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Sequence stratigraphy of the Mississippi Fan (plio-pleistocene), Gulf of Mexico by P. Weimer Download PDF EPUB FB2

What is a delta. A delta, as defined by the USGS (U.S. Geological Survey), is the fan-shaped area at the mouth, or lower end, of a river, formed by eroded material that has been carried downstream and dropped in quantities that can not be carried off by tides or currents.

Boggs defines a delta as any deposit, subaerial or subaqueous, formed by fluvial sediments that build into a standing. Deepwater Systems, Eustasy and County Clare- Papers This page lists some of the Sequence stratigraphy of the Mississippi Fan book (click on "PDF-Adobe" icons to download pdf files of papers) related to the analysis of deepwater systems and eustatic change.

Click on highlighted here to link to introduction to Deepwater Systems and Sequence Stratigraphy pages. The accurate prediction of the stratigraphic occurrence of deepwater systems is important for petroleum exploration as well as development.

For exploration, sequence stratigraphy establishes the chronostratigraphic framework for the basin, thus determining the relationships between shallow marine and continental sediments (highstand) and subsequent deep marine deposits (lowstand).

Summary. The Mississippi Fan (Late Miocene-Pleistocene) is a large submarine fan deposited in the northern deep Gulf of Mexico (Fig. An isopach map of the Mississippi Fan indicates a maximum thickness of greater than 4 km (Fig.

).Cited by: 4. The Auger basin comprises an area of approximately square miles bounded by salt-cored ridges on its western and southern margins.

The Pliocene interval of the basin is partitioned by a counter-regional growth fault into two separate sub-basins (Figs. 2 and 3).Auger Field is located on the western flank of a northwest-southeast trending paleoridge, upthrown to the counter-regional fault. @article{osti_, title = {Seismic stratigraphic interpretation of Mississippi Fan, Gulf of Mexico}, author = {Feeley, M H and Buffler, R T and Bryant, W R}, abstractNote = {Examination of extensive multichannel and single-channel seismic data across the Mississippi Fan, Gulf of Mexico, reveals that at least 7 seismic sequences comprise the upper Pliocene-Pleistocene section of this giant.

Abstract. Sequence stratigraphy developed initially as a tool for stratigraphic correlation (Sloss et al. ; Sloss ). The sequence-stratigraphic approach to basin analysis became widely used after Peter Vail and his Exxon colleagues demonstrated that sequences could be defined and correlated by the use of reflection-seismic data.

Seismic stratigraphy of Pliocene-Pleistocene deposits, continental slope-upper Mississippi Fan, northern Gulf of Mexico. Abstract. The Mississippi Fan consists of 17 discrete channel-levee systems deposited during the late Pliocene and Pleistocene. Each channel-levee system comprises one to several individual channels that vary considerably in distribution, size, and geometry.

Scale in sequence stratigraphy. Compilation of regional work from the slope and shelf areas has also led to the refinement of the age dates of the Mississippi Fan Complex sequences. Sequences. Seismic stratigraphy has now become one of the standard tools of the geoscientist, and there is a pressing need for an introductory text on sequence stratigraphy.

This new book sets out to define and explain the concepts, principles and applications of this remarkably influential approach to the study of sedimentary strata. This book incorporates updated material on sequence stratigraphy, reflection-seismic methods, chronostratigraphy, and new concepts regarding the representation of time in the sedimentary record.

It also includes a summary history of the development of ideas, concepts and methods leading to the modern stratigraphic synthesis, and features a. Arnold H. Bouma's 61 research works with 1, citations and 1, reads, including: Sedimentological history of Bryant Canyon area, northwest Gulf of Mexico, during the last kyr (Marine.

Upper Cretaceous strata exposed in the Book Cliffs of east–central Utah are widely used as an archetype for the sequence stratigraphy of marginal-marine and shallow-marine deposits. Their stratal architectures are classically interpreted in terms of accommodation controls that were external to the sediment routing system (allogenic), and that forced the formation of flooding surfaces.

The purpose of this chapter is to initially present a general background for sequence stratigraphic work, to discuss sequence stratigraphic terminology applicable to continental environments, and then to review work done on the sequence stratigraphy of continental carbonates where these carbonates either delineate sequence boundaries or.

Each depocenter has a unique depositional history that reflects the integration of all responses to depositional processes and environmental factors, including tectonics, climate, sediment supply, and sea level factors result in cycles of deposition: the sediments accumulated during each cycle are the depositional sequence.

Integration of multiple data sets, including (1. The AAPG EXPLORER is the monthly tabloid magazine of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists that covers news of interest to the AAPG membership. Contents include coverage of the entire span of energy interest, with emphasis on exploration for hydrocarbons and energy minerals.

Sequence Stratigraphy and Marine to Nonmarine Facies Architecture of Foreland Basin Strata, Book Cliffs, Utah, U.S.A.: Discussion 1. Shuji Yoshida 2, Andrew D. Miall 3, and Andrew Willis 4 Atlas of Seismic Stratigraphy» M Petroleum Basins of S America; GIS Map Publishing Program.

Stratigraphic aliasing and the transient nature of deep-water depositional sequences: Revisiting the Mississippi Fan AS Madof, AD Harris, SE Baumgardner, PM. The Frontiers in Sedimentary Geology series was established for the student, the researcher, and the applied scientist to enhance their potential to stay abreast of the most recent ideas and developments and to become familiar with certain topics in the field of sedimentary geology.

This series. MAIN LIBRARY. Perry-Castañeda Library East 21st St. Austin, TX. Phone: () In a “Sedimentology and Stratigraphy” textbook, Nichols (, p. ) explains the origin of sand-rich submarine fans as follows: “A submarine fan system is considered to be sand-rich if at least 70% of the deposits in the whole system are sandy material They are usually sourced from sand-rich shelves where waves, storms and tidal.Geological Sciences Theses and Dissertations Author Index.

The following pages contain an Seismic Stratigraphy and Salt Tectonics of Plio-Pleistocene Deposits, Continental Slope and Upper Mississippi Fan, Northern Gulf of Mexico.

(Buffler, R. T.). Paul,Sequence Stratigraphy and Depositional History of the Mississippi Fan, Gulf of.