Simulation of Tidal Flow and Circulation Patterns in the Early Miocene (Upper Marine Molasse) of the Alpine Foreland Basin

  1. Poppe de Boer3,
  2. George Postma3,
  3. Kees van der Zwan4,
  4. Peter Burgess4 and
  5. Peter Kukla5
  1. Ulrich Bieg1,
  2. Michael Peter Süss2 and
  3. Joachim Kuhlemann2

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303131.ch6

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

Bieg, U., Süss, M. P. and Kuhlemann, J. (2008) Simulation of Tidal Flow and Circulation Patterns in the Early Miocene (Upper Marine Molasse) of the Alpine Foreland Basin, 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.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Utrecht University, Netherlands

  2. 4

    Shell Research, Rijswijk, Netherlands

  3. 5

    Aachen University, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Technical University of Darmstadt, Schnittspahnstrasse 9, D-64287 Darmstadt, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Geosciences, University of Tübingen, Sigwartstrasse 10, D-72076 Tübingen, Germany

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:

  • simulation of tidal flow and circulation patterns in Early Miocene;
  • Ottnangian (Early Miocene) - peripheral Alpine foreland basin;
  • Upper Marine Molasse deposits as part of North Alpine Foreland Basin (NAFB);
  • stratigraphy and sedimentary facies of upper marine molasse;
  • basin shape and palaeobathymetric reconstruction of Burdigalian seaway;
  • prognostic time-domain circulation model;
  • bedload parting (BLP);
  • tidal model for Burdigalian Seaway spanning from southern France to Austria;
  • Upper Marine Molasse tidal flow and circulation patterns

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Prognostic Time-Domain Circulation Model

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References