Fine-Scale Forward Modelling of a Devonian Patch Reef, Canning Basin, Western Australia

  1. Poppe de Boer7,
  2. George Postma7,
  3. Kees van der Zwan8,
  4. Peter Burgess8 and
  5. Peter Kukla9
  1. Claude-Alain Hasler1,†,
  2. Erwin W. Adams2,‡,
  3. Rachel A. Wood3,§ and
  4. Tony Dickson1

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303131.ch2

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

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

How to Cite

Hasler, C.-A., Adams, E. W., Wood, R. A. and Dickson, T. (2009) Fine-Scale Forward Modelling of a Devonian Patch Reef, Canning Basin, Western Australia, in Analogue and Numerical Modelling of Sedimentary Systems: From Understanding to Prediction (eds P. de Boer, G. Postma, K. van der Zwan, P. Burgess and P. Kukla), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303131.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 7

    Utrecht University, Netherlands

  2. 8

    Shell Research, Rijswijk, Netherlands

  3. 9

    Aachen University, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EQ, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

  3. 3

    Schlumberger Cambridge Research, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB2 0EL, UK

  1. Department of Geology and Paleontology, University of Geneva, Rue des Maraîchers 13, CH-1205, Geneva, Switzerland

  2. Carbonate Development Team, Shell International Exploration and Production B.V., Kessler Park 1, 2288 GS Rijswijk, The Netherlands

  3. §

    School of Geo-Sciences, Grant Institute, University of Edinburgh, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JW, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2008

Book Series:

  1. Special Publication Number 40 of the International Association of Sedimentologists

Book Series Editors:

  1. Isabel Montanez

Series Editor Information

  1. University of California, Davis, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189309

Online ISBN: 9781444303131

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Keywords:

  • fine-scale forward modelling of Devonian patch reef;
  • digital field mapping;
  • fine-scale forward modelling and 2D stochastic cellular automaton;
  • digital reconstruction;
  • depositional model;
  • fine-scale forward modelling;
  • sensitivity analysis;
  • high-frequency eustatic cycles coupled with almost constant subsidence rate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geological Setting

  • Methods

  • Lithofacies

  • Digital Reconstruction

  • Depositional Model

  • Fine-Scale Forward Modelling

  • Modelling Results

  • Model Comparisons

  • Sensitivity Analysis

  • Discussion and Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References