Numerical Modelling of Alluvial Deposits: Recent Developments

  1. Poppe de Boer2,
  2. George Postma2,
  3. Kees van der Zwan3,
  4. Peter Burgess3 and
  5. Peter Kukla4
  1. John Bridge

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303131.ch4

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

Bridge, J. (2008) Numerical Modelling of Alluvial Deposits: Recent Developments, 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.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Utrecht University, Netherlands

  2. 3

    Shell Research, Rijswijk, Netherlands

  3. 4

    Aachen University, Germany

Author Information

  1. Department of Geological Sciences, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY13902-6000, USA

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:

  • numerical modelling of alluvial deposits;
  • remote-sensing images and digital elevation models (DEMs);
  • optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) dating;
  • numerical forward models of fluvial deposits;
  • scales of fluvial forms and deposits;
  • development of SEDSIM into STRATSIM;
  • models of channel-belt movements across floodplains (and fans);
  • process-based (process-imitating) models of alluvial architecture;
  • prediction of alluvial architecture of subsurface deposits;
  • process-based (forward) models of most scales of alluvial deposits

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Scales of Fluvial Forms and Deposits

  • Numerical Forward Models of Fluvial Deposits

  • Prediction of Alluvial Architecture of Subsurface Deposits

  • River System

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References