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The Connection between Channel and Lobes in Modern Fans from High-Resolution Imagery - A ReviewNormal access

Authors: B. Savoye, N. Babonneau and C. Bonnel
Event name: 66th EAGE Conference & Exhibition
Session: New Insights from Deepwater Reservoir Models and Production
Publication date: 07 June 2004
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 1.94Mb )
Price: € 20

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A029 The Connection between Channel and Lobes in Modern Fans from High-Resolution Imagery - A Review AUTHORS 1 3 1 2 3 B. SAVOYE A. GERVAIS C. BONNEL N. BABONNEAU AND M. CREMER Address 1 Ifremer Marine Geosciences Department BP 70 29280 Plouzané France 2 Bordeaux 1 University 3 Brest University Submarine channels are the main conduits for sediment transfer to the deep-sea by turbidity currents and debris flows flowing downslope. Overflow processes can build adjacent huge elongated levees. Beyond the channels lie depositional lobes which we refer to as distal lobes or channel-mouth lobe in order to avoid ambiguities


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