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North Sea inversion structure 1 Scene

VSA Author: Simon Stewart
Interpretations: 2
Date Created: 2008-02-20

This seismic section is from a half graben in the North Sea in which structural inversion has led to the hanging-wall pre-rift section (partly obscured by multiples) subcrops the post-rift.



Interpretations related to this Scene

Inversion, North Sea Interpretation

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Date Created: 2021-02-19

An interpretation of an inversion structure from the North Sea, using the "regional" concept. Two regionals are shown, together with the relative motion of their stratal surfaces.

Simon Stewart's interpretation of N Sea inversion structure 1. Interpretation

VSA Author: Simon Stewart
Date Created: 2008-02-20

An example of a seismic structure that has been described as being related to inversion, but which may not fit into the classic interpretation of inversion tectonics. This seismic section is from a half graben in the North Sea in which the hanging-wall pre-rift section (partly obscured by multiples) subcrops the post-rift. The post-rift section is uplifted above the regional elevation...



Details:

  • Scene Administrator:
    • Rob Butler
  • VSA Author:
    • Simon Stewart

Geological Context

Tectonics
Inversion

Basin Setting
Continental Rifts

Geographic Context

Physical Geography
Shallow Seas

Political Geography
Europe

Geophysics

Survey Information
Marine

Data Presentation
Vertical Scale - Time, Amplitude

Image Type
Vertical Profile