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This version keeps the case heritage method of emphasize the subsurface prognosis of environments utilizing seismic and geophysical good logs and their software to petroleum exploration and construction. This ebook can be of curiosity to undergraduates in sedimentology and petroleum geology.
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Extra info for Ancient Sedimentary Environments: And Their Sub-Surface Diagnosis
Dips of uniform direction but upward decreasing amount are termed 'red' patterns. These are characteristically found in channels, and, as will be shown in subsequent chapters, can be used to locate the trend and axis of the channel. Dips of uniform direction but upward increasing amount are termed 'blue' patterns. These often Introduction 35 indicate the direction of progradation of sand bars, delta lobes, submarine fans and reefs. Lastly the fourth dip motif is all too common. This is aptly termed the 'bag 0' nails' or 'drunken tadpole' pattern for intervals whose dips are random, both in amount and direction.
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