By P. Joseph, S. A. Lomas
The Gr??s d'Annot Formation of SE France constitutes a vintage and awesome instance of a sand-rich turbidite process managed by way of synsedimentary tectonics, and has frequently been used as an outcrop analogue for deep-water hydrocarbon reservoirs. over the past 10 years, study efforts via assorted educational and business groups have ended in very important reappraisals of winning rules at the Gr??s d'Annot, relatively at the nature and controlling elements of the depositional approaches, the small-scale structure and series association of the deposits, the tectonic regime of the basin and its influence on palaeogeography, and the interplay among sediment gravity flows and basin-floor topography. This quantity deals a multidisciplinary evaluation and attracts up the 'state-of-the-art' of clinical wisdom in this influential turbidite method. Complementary features are lined, from structural geology, sedimentology and series stratigraphy, to modelling of sedimentary strategies and architectures, geochemistry, reservoir characterization, seismic modelling and makes use of as analogues for deep-marine hydrocarbon fields. This ebook may be of use to either educational researchers (geologists and geophysicists) and execs facing the characterization and modelling of deepwater sediments. additionally to be had: Tectonic elements of the Alpine-Dinaride-Carpathian process - designated book no 298 - ISBN 1862392528 Subsurface Sediment Mobilization (Geological Society specific booklet) - ISBN 1862391416 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 fine quality peer-reviewed titles for teachers and execs operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable foreign acceptance for the standard of its work.The many components during which we post 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 publications
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