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Imaging an hyperpicnal turbidite outcrop in Almada Basin (Brazil)Normal access

Authors: M.A.R. Ceia, A.A.G. Carrasquilla and J.M. Travassos
Event name: 9th International Congress of the Brazilian Geophysical Society
Session: GPR - Ground Penetrating Radar
Publication date: 11 September 2005
Organisations: SBGf
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 495.04Kb )

In onshore Almada Basin, northeast Brazil, sandy and/or conglomeratic turbidites and shales outcrops of Urucutuca Formation occur. These rocks are part of an exhumed portion of the filling-section of the Almada Canyon, which is well mapped by seismic studies in offshore part.

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