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Classic Sequence Stratigraphy

Course ID: t56

Reviews a typical stratigraphic sequence, and examines each of its component systems tracts. Stresses the interplay between sea level and sediment supply and how this interplay affects depositional geometries. Presents a methodology for interpreting stratigraphic sequences, incorporating well, seismic and biostratigraphic data. Discusses current controversies and future trends.

Total Number of Subtopics: 7

  • General Concepts
  • Cyclostratigraphy
  • The Making of a Stratigraphic Sequence
  • Sequence Stratigraphy
  • Interpretation of Stratigraphic Sequences
  • Conclusions and Current Controversies
  • Sequence Stratigraphy: References and Additional Information
Estimated Time: 2 hours 20 minutes on a full time basis