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CGGVeritas VERNG02 Seabed Mud Volcano Regional Project

VSA Author: Steve Thompson
Organization: CGG Veritas
Scenes: 2
Interpretations: 0
Date Created: 2008-04-02

Seabed map derived from 3D seismic from the lower Niger fan - showing an active mud volcano and mud flows along an antiform. Other older inactive mud volcanos can also be identified.



Scenes related to this Regional Project

Amplitude map showing mud volcano piercing anticline on VERNG02 survey Scene

VSA Author: Steve Thompson
Organization: CGG Veritas
Interpretations: 0
Date Created: 2008-04-02

The same view as in regional project VERNG02 Seabed Mud Volcano but displayed as an amplitude map on the horizon which highlights a recent mud flow.

Mud volcano seismic section Scene

VSA Author:
Organization: CGG Veritas
Interpretations: 0
Date Created: 2010-01-13

Vertical 2D profile derived from 3D seismic from the lower Niger fan with an active mud volcano with BSR.



Details:

  • Regional Project Administrator:
    • Estelle Mortimer
  • VSA Author:
    • Steve Thompson

Geological Interpretation

Deformation Structures
Antiform, Mud

Depositional Architecture
Mud Volcanoes, Mass Transport Complex

Depositional Environment
Lower, Basin Floor

Depositional Processes
Hemipelagic Fallout, Mass Wasting and Transport

Sediment Composition
Siliciclastics

Age of Strata
Holocene

Age of Deformation
Cenozoic

Geological Context

Plate Settings and Margins
Passive

Tectonics
DW fold-thrust belts

Basin Setting
Passive Margin

Geographic Context

Physical Geography
Deltas

Political Geography
Nigeria, Federal Republic of

Geophysics

Survey Information
Marine, Zero Phase, 3D, >10s, Migrated

Data Presentation
Vertical Scale - Time, Reflectivity

Image Type
Horizon/Surface Map