Chapter 12. Computer Modelling of Basin Fill

  1. Dominic Emery and
  2. Keith Myers
  1. C. M. Griffiths

Published Online: 10 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313710.ch12

Sequence Stratigraphy

Sequence Stratigraphy

How to Cite

Griffiths, C. M. (1996) Computer Modelling of Basin Fill, in Sequence Stratigraphy (eds D. Emery and K. Myers), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313710.ch12

Editor Information

  1. BP Exploration, Uxbridge One, 1 Harefield Road, Uxbridge, London, UK

Author Information

  1. NCPGG, Thebarton Campus, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632037063

Online ISBN: 9781444313710



  • basin fill computer modelling;
  • hydraulic process-response models;
  • diffusion or potential gradient models;
  • geometrical models;
  • stratigraphic use of computer modelling;
  • practical forward computer modelling;
  • forward model types;
  • Golden Meadow simulation results;
  • seismic clinoform geometries and computer simulation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Forward model types

  • Examples of the stratigraphic use of computer modelling

  • Practical forward computer modelling

  • Conclusions