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New Advances in Devonian Carbonates: Outcrop Analogs, Reservoirs, and Chronostratgraphy

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Series: SEPM Special Publications Volume: 107

By: Ted E Playton(Editor), Charles Kerans(Editor), John AW Weissenberger(Editor)

408 pages, illustrations

Society for Sedimentary Geology

Hardback | Oct 2017 | #238344 | ISBN-13: 9781565763449
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The Devonian stratgraphic record contains a wealth of informaton that highlights the response of carbonate platorms to both global and local phenomena that drive carbonate architecture and productvity. Signals embedded in the Middle-Upper Devonian carbonate record related to biotc crises and stressed oceanic conditons, long-term accommodaton trends, and peak greenhouse to transitonal climatc changes are observed in multple localites around the world. Devonian datasets also show the importance of local and regional phenomena, such as bolide impacts, the e?ects of terrestrial input and paleogeography, syndepositonal tectonics, and high-frequency accommodaton drivers. These add complexity to the carbonate stratgraphic record when superimposed on global trends. The unique occurrence of well-studied and pristnely preserved reefal carbonate outcrop and subsurface datasets, ranging across the globe from Australia to Canada, allows for a detailed examinaton of Devonian carbonate systems from a global perspectve and the opportunity to develop well-constrained predictve relatonships and conceptual models. Advances in the understanding of the Devonian carbonate system is advantageous considering, not only the classic conventonal reservoirs such as the pinnacle reefs of the Alberta Basin, but also emerging conventonal reservoirs in Eurasia, and many unconventonal plays in North America. The papers in New Advances in Devonian Carbonates provide updated stratgraphic frameworks for classic Devonian datasets using integrated correlaton approaches; new or synthesized frameworks for less studied basins, reservoirs, or areas; and discussions on the complex interplay of extrinsic and intrinsic controls that drive carbonate architectures, productvity, and distributon. The 13 papers in this special publicaton include outcrop and subsurface studies of Middle to Upper Devonian carbonates of western Canada, the Lennard Shelf of the Canning Basin, Western Australia, and the western USA.


Contents

Introduction and Synthesis
New Advances in Devonian Carbonates: Outcrop Analogs, Reservoirs, and Chronostratigraphy – Introduction
      TED E. PLAYTON, JOHN A.W. WEISSENBERGER, AND CHARLES KERANS

Studies – Outcrops and Subsurface of Western Canada
Revised Regional Frasnian Sequence Stratigraphic Framework, Alberta Outcrop and Subsurface
      P.K. WONG, JOHN A.W. WEISSENBERGER, AND MURRAY G. GILHOOLY
Stratigraphic Architecture of the Frasnian South Jasper Basin, North-Central Alberta Front Ranges
      JOHN A.W. WEISSENBERGER, PAK K. WONG, AND MURRAY G. GILHOOLY
Sequence Stratigraphic Architecture of the Frasnian Cline Channel, Central Alberta Front Ranges
      P.K. WONG, JOHN A.W. WEISSENBERGER, AND MURRAY G. GILHOOLY
Paleotopography on the Intra-Swan Hills Formation Unconformity in an Isolated Platform, Carson Creek North Field (Upper Devonian, Frasnian), and Implications for Regional Stratigraphic Correlation in the Beaverhill Lake Group, Southern Alberta, Canada: The Case of the Missing Regression
      JOEL F. COLLINS
Pattern and Timing of the Late Devonian Biotic Crisis in Western Canada: Insights from Carbon Isotopes and Astronomical Calibration of Magnetic Susceptibility Data
      MICHAELT. WHALEN, DAVID DE VLEESHOUWER, JOSHUA H. PAYNE, JAMES E. (JED) DAY, D. JEFFREYOVER, AND PHILLIPE CLAEYS
Deposition, Diagenesis, and Reservoir Properties of Hondo Sulfates in the Grosmont Carbonate–Evaporite System—Upper Devonian, Canada
      HANS G. MACHEL, MARY LUZ BORRERO, AND B. CHARLOTTE SCHREIBER

Studies – Outcrops of the Lennard Shelf, Canning Basin, Western Australia
Phillip Elliot Playford: A Life of Geology, Exploration and History
      ROGER M. HOCKING AND ANTHONY E. COCKBAIN
Devonian Reef Complexes of the Canning Basin, Western Australia: A Historical Review
      PHILLIP E. PLAYFORD, ROGER M. HOCKING, AND ANTHONY E. COCKBAIN
Integrated Stratigraphic Correlation of Upper Devonian Platform-to-Basin Carbonate Sequences, Lennard Shelf, Canning Basin, Western Australia: Advances in Carbonate Margin-to-Slope Sequence Stratigraphy and Stacking Patterns
      TED E. PLAYTON, ROGER M. HOCKING, ERIC TOHVER, KELLY HILLBUN, PETERW. HAINES, KATE TRINAJSTIC, BRETT ROELOFS, DAVID A. KATZ, JOSEPH L. KIRSCHVINK, KLITI GRICE, PAUL MONTGOMERY, JEROEN HANSMA, MAODU YAN, SERGEI PISAREVSKY, SVENJA TULIPANI, KEN RATCLIFFE, SAMUEL CAULFIELD-KERNEY, AND DAVID WRAY
Correlation and Sequence Stratigraphic Interpretation of Upper Devonian Carbonate Slope Facies Using Carbon Isotope Chemostratigraphy, Lennard Shelf, Canning Basin, Western Australia
      KELLY HILLBUN, TED E. PLAYTON, DAVID A. KATZ, ERIC TOHVER, KATE TRINAJSTIC, PETERW. HAINES, ROGER M. HOCKING, BRETT ROELOFS, AND PAUL MONTGOMERY
Using Elemental Chemostratigraphy on Mid–Late Frasnian Platform-Top Successions from the Lennard Shelf Outcrops, Canning Basin, Western Australia
      KENNETH RATCLIFFE, TED E. PLAYTON, PAUL MONTGOMERY, DAVID WRAY, SAMUEL CAULFIELD-KERNEY, ERIC TOHVER, ROGER M. HOCKING, PETERW. HAINES, JOSEPH KIRSCHVINK, AND MAODU YAN

Studies – Outcrops of the Western USA
Sequence Stratigraphy across an Event Deposit: Pre-, Syn, and Postimpact Accommodation Trends and Sequence Development Surrounding the Alamo Impact Breccia
      BENJAMIN E. RENDALL AND LEIF TAPANILA
Idaho Lost River Shelf to Montana Craton: North American Late Devonian Stratigraphy, Surfaces, and Intrashelf Basin
      GEORGE W. GRADER, PETER E. ISAACSON, P. TED DOUGHTY, MICHAEL C. POPE, AND MICHAEL K. DESANTIS
Sequence Stratigraphic Framework and Facies Models for the Late Devonian to Early Mississippian Sappington Formation (Bakken Equivalent), Southwest Montana
      AARON P. RODRIGUEZ, GEORGEW. GRADER, JOHN C. HOHMAN, P. TED DOUGHTY, JOHN GUTHRIE, AND PETER E. ISAACSON


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