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SEDIMENTARY BASIN ANALYSIS AND MODELING LAB

SEDIMENTARY BASIN MODELING LAB


The Sedimentary Basin Modeling Lab investigates techniques and approaches to modeling sedimentary basins strata. Applied research includes both material investigations and theoretical pursuits.

 

Material Investigations

THEME TOPICS PERSONNEL
Microbial carbonate deposition and petroleum reservoirs Microbial fabrics and development Jurassic Smackover Formation, AL and MS

Parcell, *Day, *Whieland, *Korelegadara

coll: Mancini, Llinas, Ahr,

Microbial fabrics and development in the  Ordovician Arbuckle Group, MO and KS Parcell, *Warusavitharana
Characterization of Jurassic microbialite in Western Europe (France, England, Spain, Portugal)

Parcell

coll: Benson, Mancini, Llinas, Aurell

Microbial fabrics and development in Middle Jurassic, WY and MT Parcell, *Ploynoi
Mixed carbonate-evaporite deposition Stratigraphy and depositional facies in the Middle Jurassic, WY and MT Parcell, *Day, *Gilbert, *Lapeyre, *Williams
Mesozoic petroleum reservoirs Reservoir characterization of Upper Jurassic Smackover Formation, AL

Parcell, *Day, *Wheiland,

coll: Mancini, Benson, Llinas, Ahr

Cretaceous reservoir systems, AL and MS

Parcell

coll: Mancini, Badali

* current and past students marked with asterisk

coll: current and past academic or professional collaborators

 

Theoretical Investigations

THEME TOPICS PERSONNEL
Computer simulations for geologic field work, education, and geoinformatics. Field mapping methods computing simulator Parcell
3D paleogeographic maps/worlds
Soft computing applications in sedimentology and stratigraphy Visualizing stratigraphic knowledge and reasoning

Parcell

coll: Mancini, Benson, Yang

Fuzzy logic approach to modeling surface dynamics in carbonate systems
Modeling stratigraphic sequences using multi-valued logic
Historic approaches to interpreting sedimentary strata. Visualizing stratigraphic knowledge and reasoning

Parcell

coll: Vanderburgh

Application of hermeneutics and semiotics to stratigraphy

Parcell

coll: L. Parcell

Conceptual geologic models of Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680) Parcell

* current and past students marked with asterisk

coll: current and past academic or professional collaborators