sedimentary facies

sedimentary facies

[¦sed·ə¦men·trē ′fā·shēz]
(geology)
A stratigraphic facies differing from another part or parts of the same unit in both lithologic and paleontologic characters.
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This study is focused on the provenance, biostratigraphy and sedimentary facies analysis of this important sedimentary archive.
Finally, 5 [micro]L of [OMIM][T[f.sub.2]N] sedimentary facies formed in the bottom of the centrifuge tube was injected to the HPLC system for analysis.
They cover effects of sedimentary facies on structural styles in the Canadian Rocky Mountain fold and thrust belt, Late Cretaceous geology and fossils of Dinosaur Provincial Park, Lower to Middle Cambrian of the southern Canadian Rockies, the Mesoproterozoic Belt Supergroup in Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks in northwestern Montana and southwestern Alberta: sedimentation facies and syndepositional deformation, and Montney formation analogs: exposures of the Sulphur Mountain Formation around Canmore and Kananaskis in western Alberta.
regarded this to have been caused by different sedimentary facies, characterized by different reservoir particle sizes, granular components, and depositional structures.
In the lacustrian and delta sedimental system, when the sediments reach the certain ratio, the ascent of the lacus water level will lead to the deepen upwards of the sedimentary facies sequences and the thin of the sedimentary grain.
As part of this project, GXT has also been requested to undertake advanced geophysical and reservoir analyses that build upon the acquired seismic data, such as determining reservoir porosity and permeability, evaluating gas saturation, and mapping sedimentary facies and sequence stratigraphy.
This begins with a comprehensive description of the stratigraphy and sedimentary facies, using modern analogues, followed by a discussion of parasequences, sequences and systems tracts.
From the grain size data, the sediment fractions, as denoted by percentages of sand, silt, and clay, are generally obtained and sedimentary facies are then classified by applying a certain classification scheme, such as Shepard's rule [3].
His main focus is on the evolution of sedimentary basins from sedimentary facies to plate tectonics.
CHARACTERIZATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF SEDIMENTARY FACIES OF CARTAGENA BAY, COLOMBIA.