By P. Joseph, S. A. Lomas
The Gr??s d'Annot Formation of SE France constitutes a vintage and impressive instance of a sand-rich turbidite procedure managed by means of synsedimentary tectonics, and has frequently been used as an outcrop analogue for deep-water hydrocarbon reservoirs. over the past 10 years, examine efforts through diversified educational and commercial groups have ended in vital reappraisals of winning rules at the Gr??s d'Annot, quite at the nature and controlling components of the depositional techniques, the small-scale structure and series association of the deposits, the tectonic regime of the basin and its effect on palaeogeography, and the interplay among sediment gravity flows and basin-floor topography. This quantity bargains a multidisciplinary evaluate and attracts up the 'state-of-the-art' of medical wisdom in this influential turbidite procedure. Complementary features are coated, from structural geology, sedimentology and series stratigraphy, to modelling of sedimentary procedures and architectures, geochemistry, reservoir characterization, seismic modelling and makes use of as analogues for deep-marine hydrocarbon fields. This publication can 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 - exact booklet no 298 - ISBN 1862392528 Subsurface Sediment Mobilization (Geological Society detailed booklet) - ISBN 1862391416 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the planet, and one of many greatest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes quite a lot of fine quality peer-reviewed titles for teachers and execs operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable foreign popularity for the standard of its work.The many components within which we put up in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic experiences and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology publications
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Deep-Water Sedimentation in the Alpine Basin of SE France (Geological Society Special Publication No. 221) by P. Joseph, S. A. Lomas