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Definition of the noun Parasequence

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  1. [geology] A relatively conformable, genetically related succession of beds and bedsets bounded by marine flooding surfaces and their correlative surfaces.

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Google previewDeep-Water Processes and Facies Models: Implications for Sandstone Petroleum Reservoirs (2006)

by G. Shanmugam

By definition, a parasequence is a deposit of a paracycle (Van Wagoner et al., 1988; Kamola and Van Wagoner, 1995). A parasequence is a relatively conformable succession of genetically related beds or bedsets bounded by flooding ...

Google previewCarbonates in Continental Settings (2009)

Geochemistry, Diagenesis and Applications

Parasequences A parasequence is a relatively ...

Google previewSequence Stratigraphy (2013)

by Dominic Emery, Keith Myers

Above the second parasequence is a third flooding surface, marked by a thick lag deposit, then a dramatic change in grain size and sedimentary structures. The change in sedimentary processes suggest that this surface may be an interfluve ...

Google previewCarbonate Reservoirs (2013)

Porosity and Diagenesis in a Sequence Stratigraphic Framework by Clyde H. Moore, William J. Wade

A marine parasequence is a relatively conformable shoaling upward succession of beds bounded by marine flooding surfaces (Van Wagoner et al., 1988). A marine flooding surface is “...a surface that separates younger from older strata, ...

Google previewSedimentology and Stratigraphy (2013)

by Gary Nichols

Retrogradational parasequence sets are made up of parasequences that show a trend of becoming deeper up through the succession, that is, the top bed of the higher parasequence is a deeper water facies than the beds that form the top of ...

Google previewFundamentals of Geophysical Interpretation (2004)

by Laurence R. Lines, Rachel Therese Newrick

A parasequence is a subunit of a sequence (Sheriff, 1991). A sechron is the time interval between the top and bottom ...

Google previewAquifer Characterization Techniques (2016)

Schlumberger Methods in Water Resources Evaluation Series by Robert G. Maliva

Parasequences and parasequence sets are the fundamental building blocks of sequences. A parasequence is a relatively conformable succession of genetically related beds or ...

Google preview3-D Structural Geology (2013)

A Practical Guide to Surface and Subsurface Map Interpretation by Richard H. Groshong

A parasequence is a subunit within a sequence that is bounded by marine flooding surfaces (Van Wagoner et al. 1988) and the approximate time equivalence along flooding surfaces makes them suitable for structural mapping. A maximum ...

Google previewSequence Stratigraphy and Facies Associations (Special Publication 18 of the IAS) (2009)

by Henry W. Posamentier

As discussed below, the parasequence is a descriptive term devoid of issues regarding origin, nature and significance ...

Google previewIntroduction to the Geology of Southern California and Its Native Plants (2007)

by Clarence A. Hall Jr.

A parasequence is a relatively conformable succession of genetically related beds or bed sets bounded by marine flooding surfaces. A marine flooding surface is a surface separating younger from older strata across which there is evidence of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Coastal Science (2006)

by Maurice Schwartz

The transgressive surface is defined as first significant marine-flooding surface ( parasequence boundary) across the shelf within a depositional sequence. The lowstand systems tract typically consists of a basin-floor fan, a basinally restricted ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

parasequence In the *genetic stratigraphic sequence model used in *sequence stratigraphy, a relatively conformable ...

Google previewDictionary of Petroleum Exploration, Drilling & Production, 2nd Edition (2014)

by Norman Hyne Ph.D.

parasequence a time-rock volume of sedimentary rocks used for correlation and mapping. It is defined in sequence stratigraphy as a succession of genetically related rock beds or bedsets that are relatively conformable and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dinosaurs (1997)

by Philip J. Currie, Kevin Padian

In Canada, the Foremost and Dinosaur Park formations are arranged in offlapping and onlapping parasequence sets, respectively (Hamblin and Abrahamson, 1993; Hamblin, 1994). Off- shore, shoreface, foreshore, barrier, estuarine, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments (2008)

by Vivien Gornitz

Each upward-coarsening succession, termed a parasequence (Van Wagoner et al., 1988), is separated from the next one by a flooding surface, across which offshore shale rests abruptly on more nearshore deposits. Transgressive ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Petroleum Science and Technology (1993)

by Magdeleine Moureau, Gerald Brace

parasequence - paraséquence /, succession de couches sédimentaires, plus ou moins conformes, génétiquement liées et limitées par deux surfaces de ravinements consécutives, induites par les inondations marines, parasequence set: ...

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