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Fractals in Petroleum Geology and Earth Processes

Edited By: CC Barton and PR La Pointe


Paperback | Dec 1995 | #40921 | ISBN: 0306448688
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An introduction to the application of fractals in petroleum research, covering a broad spectrum of examples.


Statistics of Natural Resources and the Law of Pareto (B.B. Mandelbrot). Fractal Size and Spatial Distribution of Hydrocarbon Accumulations: Implications for Resource Assessment and Exploration Strategy (C.C.Barton, C.H. Scholz). Estimation of Undiscovered Hydrocarbon Potential through Fractal Geometry (P.R. La Pointe). Fractals and the Pareto Probability Distribution Applied to Petroleum Accumulationsize Distributions (R.A. Crovelli, C.C. Barton). Fractal and Multifractal Models and Methods in Stratigraphy (R.E. Plotnick, K.L. Prestegaard). On the Scale Independent Shape of Prograding Sedimentary Units: Applications to Sequence Stratigraphy (J.A. Thorne). New Models Require New Data: Fractal and Multifractal Measures of Gravel Bedload (K.L. Prestegaard, R.E. Plotnick). Erosion Development of the Ethiopian Plateau of Northeast Africa: From a Fractal Analysis of Topography (J.K. Weissel et al.). Percolation through Single Fractures (L.J. PyrakNolte et al.). Fractal Patterns in Porous Media Flow: Modeling of Laboratory Experiments (J. Feder, T. Jossang). 4 additional articles. Index.

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