Analogue and Numerical Modelling of Sedimentary Systems: From Understanding to Prediction

Publication Year: 2008

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: de Boer, Poppe; Postma, George; van der Zwan, Kees; Burgess, Peter; and Kukla, Peter

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-40-518930-9

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Demonstrates how cross-fertilization between traditional field studies and analogue and numerical forward modelling expands our understanding of Earth-surface systems

Understanding basin-fill evolution and the origin of stratal architectures has traditionally been based on studies of outcrops, well and seismic data, studies of and inferences on qualitative geological processes, and to a lesser extent based on quantitative observations of modern and ancient sedimentary environments. Insight gained on the basis of these studies can increasingly be tested and extended through the application of numerical and analogue forward models.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: de Boer, Poppe; Postma, George; van der Zwan, Kees; Burgess, Peter; and Kukla, Peter
ISBN: 978-1-40-518930-9
Specialty:
Earth & Geological Sciences
Geology & Geosciences
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 328
Year: 2008

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