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Seismic Geomorphology: Applications to Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production

Series: Geological Society Special Publications Volume: 277

By: RJ Davies(Editor), HW Posamentier(Editor), LJ Wood(Editor), John A Cartwright(Editor)

274 pages, Figs, illus

Geological Society

Hardback | Mar 2007 | #168864 | ISBN-13: 9781862392236
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We are poised to embark on a new era of discovery in the study of geomorphology. The discipline has a long and illustrious history, but in recent years an entirely new way of studying landscapes and seascapes has been developed. It involves the use of 3D seismic data. Just as CAT scans allow medical staff to view our anatomy in 3D, seismic data now allows Earth scientists to do what the early geomorphologists could only dream of - view tens and hundreds of square kilometres of the Earth's subsurface in 3D and therefore see for the first time how landscapes have evolved through time. This volume demonstrates how Earth scientists are starting to use this relatively new tool to study the dynamic evolution of a range of sedimentary environments.


- Seismic Geomorphology - an overview, H W Posamentier, R J Davies, J A  Cartwright and L J Wood
- Seismic imaging for seismic geomorphology beyond the seabed: potentials and challenges, H Zeng
- Geomorphology and age of the oxygen isotope stage 2 (Last Lowstand) sequence boundary on the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Continental Shelf, A R Simms, J B Anderson, K T Milliken, Z P Taha and J S Wellner
- Seismic stratigraphic and geomorphic analysis of deep-marine deposition along the West African Continental Margin, F Hadler-Jacobsen, M H Gardner and J M Borer
- The use of 2D and 3D seismic to understand sediment transfer from fluvial to deepwater via sinuous channels: example from the Mahakam Shelf and comparison with outcrop data (South Central Pyrenees), P Crumeyrolle, I Renaud and J Suiter
- Using multi-attribute neural networks classification for seismic carbonate facies mapping: a workflow example from mid-Cretaceous Persian Gulf deposits, U P Baaske, M Mutti, F Baioni, G Bertozzi and M A Naini
- Parameterisation of meander-belt elements in high resolution 3-D seismic data using the GeoTime cube and modern analogues, I Rivera Rabelo, S M Luthi and L J van Vliet
- Curvature for visualization of seismic geomorphology, B S Hart and J A Sagan
- Imprints of former ice streams, imaged and interpreted using industry 3D seismic data from the south-western Barents Sea, K Andreassen, C M Odegaard and B Rafaelsen
- Geometry and seismic geomorphology of carbonate shoreface clinoforms, Jurassic Smackover Formation, north Louisiana, C R Handford and L R Baria
- Seismic geomorphology of Paleozoic collapse features in the Fort Worth Basin (USA), E C Sullivan, K J Marfurt, C Blumentritt and M Ammerman
- Fluvial seismic geomorphology: a view from the surface, F G Ethridge and S A Schumm
- Early evolution of submarine channels offshore Angola revealed by 3D seismic data, M J R Gee and R L Gawthorpe
- Seismic expression of turbidity-current and bottom-current processes on the Northern Mauritanian continental slope, A M Schwab, A Tremblay and A Hurst
- Application of 3D seismic data to documenting the scale, geometry and distribution of soft-sediment features in sedimentary basins: an example from the Lomre Terrace, offshore Norway, C A L Jackson

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