ERPE 310 Sequence Stratigraphy

Carbonate factories, Characteristics of carbonate sequences and systems tracts, Depositional topography in carbonate systems, Carbonate cyclicity and stratigraphic hierarchies, Milankovitch patterns as seen in carbonate sequence development. The icehouse stratigraphic record of Pleistocene sequences of the Bahamas and learnings for ancient carbonate cycles and sequences. The Cretaceous of the eastern Arabian Plate as a model for Greenhouse carbonates. Seismic imaging issues in carbonates. Carbonate diagenesis within a sequence stratigraphic context. Applications of concepts to reservoir-scale problems in carbonates. Applications of concepts to exploration-scale problems in carbonates. Non-eustatic drivers of carbonate sequences, biotic crisees, climatic input.




ERPE 210