sequence stratigraphy


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sequence stratigraphy

[′sē·kwəns strə′tig·rə·fē]
(geology)
A branch of stratigraphy that subdivides the sedimentary record along continental margins and in interior basins into a succession of depositional sequences as regional and interregional correlative units.
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The topic covered wide spectrum of exploration ranging from Seismic Rock Physics, Full waveform Inversion, AVO modeling, HPHT Pore Pressure prediction, Volumetric & Reserve estimation, Resource appraisal, Geomechanics, Tomography, Gravity-Magnetics & Electromagnetic methods, Sequence Stratigraphy , Plate Tectonics etc.
The Lower Cambrian of Scandinavia: depositional environment, sequence stratigraphy and palaeogeography.
Based on continental sequence stratigraphy principles [18], the formation consists of two well-completed 3rd order sequences, sequence 1 and sequence 2.
Things like 3D seismic profiling, sequence stratigraphy, and wellsite development methods have lowered the cost of exploration and development, putting a new focus on NPR-A, according to USGS.
The editor has organized the contributions that make up the main body of the text in eighteen chapters devoted to pore geometry in gas shale reservoirs, petrophysical evaluation of gas shale reservoirs, sequence stratigraphy of unconventional resource shales, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
The Asmari Formation, north of the Gachsaran (Dill anticline), southwest Iran: facies analysis, depositional environments and sequence stratigraphy.
The assessment was based on the postulated presence and viability of petroleum-system elements including petroleum source rocks (quality, sourcerock maturation, generation, and migration), reservoir rocks (depositional environments, sequence stratigraphy, and petrophysical properties), traps (type and formation), and timing considerations.
The typically independent and isolated methods of diagenesis and sequence stratigraphy, when integrated, can serve as a powerful tool for the understanding and prediction of the distribution of diagenetic alterations of depositional porosity and permeability and of their impact on reservoir quality distribution and evolution for those working in the fields of sedimentary petrology, sequence stratigraphy, and petroleum geology.
Sequence stratigraphy in glaciated basins is explored before the predominantly marine pre-Pleistocene record and the snowball Earth debate provide a long-term perspective on these fascinating deposits.
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