T165. Preservation of Environmental Signals in Deep-Water Depositional Systems

Session No. 204
Tuesday, 6 November 2012: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Charlotte Convention Center 203A

T165. Preservation of Environmental Signals in Deep-Water Depositional Systems

Society for Sedimentary Geology; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division

 

Jacob A. Covault and John Snedden, Advocates
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Start Time
 
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:45 PM
INFLUENCE OF SEDIMENT ROUTING MORPHOLOGY AND GRAIN-SIZE PARTITIONING ON DEEP-MARINE STRATIGRAPHIC RECORDS: INSIGHTS FROM QUATERNARY SYSTEMS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
ROMANS, Brian W., Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, romans@vt.edu and COVAULT, Jacob A., Clastic Stratigraphy R&D, Chevron Energy Technology Company, 1500 Louisiana (Rm 27167), Houstin, TX 77002
2:00 PM
INFLUENCE OF SEA LEVEL AND MONSOON VARIABILITY ON SILICICLASTIC AND CARBONATE SEDIMENT ALONG A TROPICAL MIXED SYSTEM IN THE WESTERN TROPICAL PACIFIC, GULF OF PAPUA
MCFADDEN, Melany A., Earth Science, Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MA 02123, melanymcfadden@hotmail.com, PETERSON, Larry C., Marine Geology & Geophysics, RSMAS/University of Miami, Miami, FL 33149, DROXLER, André W., Earth Science, Rice University, P.O. Box 1892, Houston, 77251, BENTLEY, Samuel J., Geology & Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, DICKENS, Gerald R., Earth Science, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, MS 126, Houston, TX 77005, and OPDKYE, Bradley, Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, 0200, Australia
2:15 PM
STRUCTURE AND VARIABILITY OF CONTOURITE SEDIMENTATION BY MEDITERRANEAN OUTFLOW WATER: PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF IODP EXPEDITION 339 IN THE GULF OF CADIZ AND WEST OF PORTUGAL
FLOOD, Roger D., School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5000, roger.flood@stonybrook.edu, DUCASSOU, Emmanuelle, Umr-Cnrs, 5805 EPOC, Université de Bordeaux 1, Talence, 33405, France, HERNANDEZ-MOLINA, F. Javier, Facultad de Ciencias del Mar, Univ. de Vigo, Vigo, 36310, Spain, STOW, Dorrik A.V., Edinburgh Collaborative of Subsurface Science and Engineering Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, United Kingdom, and ALVAREZ-ZARIKIAN, Carlos, U.S. Implementing Organization - Integrated Ocean Drilling Program & Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77845
2:30 PM
CONTROLS ON SEDIMENTARY GEOCHEMISTRY AND ORGANIC CARBON BURIAL AT A LARGE GAS-HYDRATE AND COLD-SEEP FIELD ON THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO SLOPE
INGRAM, Wesley C., Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel HIll, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, wesley.ingram@dvn.com, MEYERS, Stephen R., Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin, 1215 West Dayton St, Madison, WI 53076, and MARTENS, Christopher, Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 3202 Venable Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
2:45 PM
SEDIMENT BUFFERING AND REWORKING PROCESSES IN FORMING THE DEEP-WATER SEDIMENT RECORD OF THE SOUTH CHINA AND ARABIAN SEAS
CLIFT, Peter D.1, HU, Dengke2, and LIMMER, David2, (1) Department of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, E235 Howe-Russell-Kniffen Geoscience Complex, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, pclift@lsu.edu, (2) School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, United Kingdom
 
3:05 PM
Break
3:20 PM
BASIN-FLOOR FAN ARCHITECTURE: SIGNALS OF SEA LEVEL BEHAVIOUR
STEEL, Ronald J., Dept. of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 6.114, 1 University Station C1100, Austin, TX 78712, rsteel@mail.utexas.edu, OLARIU, Cornel, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-0254, and OLARIU, Mariana I., Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78713
3:40 PM
A MOST COMPLETE AND CONTINUOUS EARLY PENNSYLVANIAN SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHIC FRAMEWORK NEAR KIRBY, ARKANSAS, USA AND ITS IMPLICATION ON GLOBAL REMNANT BASIN TECTONICS AND DEEPWATER HYDROCARBON E&P ACTIVITIES
ZOU, Fuge, Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Exploration, Marathon Oil Company, 5555 San Felipe, Houston, TX 77056, fenixchow@gmail.com and SLATT, Roger M., ConocoPhillips School of Geology & Geophysics, The University of Oklahoma, 810 Sarkeys Energy Center, 100 E. Boyd Street, Norman, OK 73019-1009
3:55 PM
THE STRATIGRAPHIC RECORD OF OUTCROPPING DEEP-WATER SLOPE CHANNEL DEPOSITS
HUBBARD, Stephen M., Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada, steve.hubbard@ucalgary.ca and COVAULT, Jacob A., Clastic Stratigraphy R&D, Chevron Energy Technology Company, 1500 Louisiana (Rm 27167), Houstin, TX 77002
4:10 PM
A 16KYR-LONG RECORD OF EARTHQUAKES PRESERVED IN THE DEEP-SEA TURBIDITE RECORD OF THE NORTHERN HIKURANGI MARGIN OF NEW ZEALAND
POUDEROUX, Hugo1, LAMARCHE, Geoffroy2, PROUST, Jean-Noel3, ORPIN, Alan2, and NEIL, Helen2, (1) Centre for Applied Basin Studies, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr. NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada, hpoudero@ucalgary.ca, (2) National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research, Wellington, 6021, New Zealand, (3) UPR Cnrs 4661, CNRS/Universite de Rennes, Géosciences Rennes, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes cedex, France
4:25 PM
DO STRATIGRAPHIC SEQUENCES EXIST IN DEEP-WATER SETTINGS? DOES IT MATTER?
CHRISTIE-BLICK, Nicholas, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY 10964, ncb@ldeo.columbia.edu, MOUNTAIN, Gregory S., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University, Wright Labs, 610 Taylor Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854, and MADOF, Andrew S., Chevron Energy Technology Company, 1500 Louisiana Street, Room #28032, Houston, TX 77002
 
4:45 PM
Discussion
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