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Dip map showing incision by slope channels Scene

VSA Author: Zoltan Sylvester
Organization: Shell
Interpretations: 0
Date Created: 2010-05-24

The seismic horizon shown here is the basal surface of the delta-to-slope system shown in the parent regional project. The dip display highlights the variable depth of incision by the two slope channels, a variability driven by the pre-existing slope morphology. Seismic data is courtesy of CGGVeritas. Image presented at the "Frontiers of Seismic Geomorphology" showcase held at the Geological Society, London, June, 2010.


  • Scene Administrator:
    • Zoltan Sylvester
  • VSA Author:
    • Zoltan Sylvester

Geological Interpretation

Depositional Architecture
Channel / Channel Levee, Volumes, Canyons / Ravines / Gullies

Depositional Environment
Middle, Upper, Coastal Environment

Depositional Processes
Turbidites, Mass Wasting and Transport

Sediment Composition

Age of Strata

Geographic Context

Political Geography
United States of America


Survey Information

Image Type
Horizon/Surface Map