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Ongoing Development in Biostratigraphy

Estimated Time to Complete:

1 hour

(average of 20 minutes per Subtopic)

This course is meant to introduce the disciplines of biostratigraphy. Biostratigraphy is simply defined as the use of fossils to determine the relative age of strata, i.e., rocks or sediments. The overall intent is to develop your capability to competently and confidently employ these valuable tools in exploration and production. Upon completion of this course, you will possess a full appreciation of how biostratigraphy is utilized and integrated together in petroleum exploration.

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Total Number of Subtopics: 3
  • expand/collapse Sequence Biostratigraphy
    • Introduction
    • Unconformities
    • Sequences
    • High resolution sequence stratigraphy
    • Graphic Correlation
  • expand/collapse Thermal Alteration Microfossiles
    • Introduction
    • Integrated Stratigraphic Analysis
  • expand/collapse Consultants Reports
    • Selecting a Consultant
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