AAPG 2012 annual meeting subthemes

Hey guys, there is nothing on the AAPG website, so here is a collection of subthemes that pertain to turbidites and other siliciclastic environments... 2012 AAPG National Conference and Exhibition 22-25 April, 2012 Long Beach, California Theme #3: Siliciclastic Reservoirs-Exploration & Characterization (note that sub-themes will not be advertised on the website due to AAPG’s …

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Counter point bars in fluvial AND deepwater channels?

The Geology on the Wing Wednesday post about counter point bars on the Brazos river has provoked a few questions, so I thought it would be a good idea to expand on it a little bit. Meandering(or sinuous) channels migrate, and can do so one of at least two ways. The first is by translation, …

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Geology on the Wing Wednesdays #5 – Newly created beach on Lake Houston

This week, guest blogger Dave Wolf (@davidewolf on twitter) is in the house, and has a sobering look at the drought crisis affecting Texas.  Dave took these photos from a MUCH larger plane than mine, as evidenced by the enormous wing flaps in the photo.  The Texas drought has been in the news a lot …

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