Quantitative Clastics Laboratory

Publications

A listing of papers, articles, posters, theses, dissertations, field guides, workshops, summary sheets, tools and plugins. Most of these are available to Members through the Sedimentary ANalogs Database (SAND), and by year. Login is required. Check your membership status here.

2014
  • Dunlap, D., L. Wood, and L. Moscardelli: Seismic geomorphology of early North Atlantic sediment waves, offshore northwest Africa
  • Kiel, B., and L. Wood: Sandy Soils Support Sinuous Streams
  • Salazar, M., L. Moscardelli, D. Mohrig, and L. Wood: Reconstructing sediment infill and the deposition of high-relief clinoforms in the northern Taranaki Basin, New Zealand, using clinoform geomorphological analysis and 2D stratigraphic forward-modeling techniques
  • Wood, L., and T. Hedayati: Low net:gross reservoirs of the transgressive shelf systems in the Upper Mancos Shale, Northwestern New Mexico
  • Field guide, trip Leaders: L. Wood and T. McGilvery: THE OUACHITA Mtn.—ARKOMA BASIN 2014 Field Course
  • Core workshop, prepared by L. Wood and L. Moscardelli: DEEP WATER SYSTEMS CORE WORKSHOP, Yegua (L. Eocene) and Wilcox Gp (L. Paleocene-E. Eocene)

Posters

  • Khushboo Arora: Revisiting the Utility of Hummocky Cross-Stratification in Paleo-hydraulic Study of Ancient Shelves and Sand Distribution Processes
  • Peter Flaig, AAPG: Identifying the Nature and Extent of the Loyd Sandstone Member of the Buck Tongue of the Mancos Shale in Outcrop and Subsurface Data in the Rangley Area of Colorado
  • Jessica Hudock, AAPG: Complex Cretaceous shorelines existed during deposition of the McMurray Formation of Alberta, Canada as evidenced by bedrock-controlled estuaries and associated flood tidal deltas in the upper McMurray
2013
  • Burton, D., and L. Wood: Geologically-based permeability anisotropy estimates for tidally-influenced reservoirs using quantitative shale data, Petroleum Geoscience 2013
  • Dunlap, D., L. Wood, and L. Moscardelli: Seismic geomorphology of early North Atlantic sediment waves, offshore northwest Africa
  • Flaig, P., P. McCarthy, and A. Fiorillo, 2013: Anatomy, Evolution, and Paleoenvironmental Interpretation of an Ancient Arctic Coastal Plain: Integrated Paleopedology and Palynology from the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska, USA, in: Driese, S.G., and Nordt, L.C., eds., New Frontiers in Paleopedology and Terrestrial Paleoclimatology: Paleosols and Soil Surface Analog Systems, SEPM Special Publication 104, p. 179–230
  • Kiel, B.: Wax Lake Delta channels modeled as an aggregate channel morphology during progradation
  • Kiel, B., and M. Cardenas: Water cycling between rivers and bank sediment throughout the Mississippi River network and their control on nitrogen export
  • Maharaj, V., Dissertation: The Effects of Confining Minibasin Topography on Turbidity Current Dynamics and Deposit Architecture
  • Maharaj, V., J. Buttles, L. Wood, and D. Mohrig: Modeling unconfined flows in a 3-D experimental minibasin: investigating relationships of fill process and deposit architecture
  • Markez, D., Thesis 2013: Structural framework and seismic geomorphology of the Cretaceous beneath the Mad Dog area, deep to ultradeep waters, Gulf of Mexico
  • Moscardelli, L.: Seismic geomorphological analysis and hydrocarbon potential of the Lower Cretaceous Cromer Knoll Group, Heidrun field, Norway, AAPG Bulletin
  • Suarez, C., G. Ludvigson, L. Gonzalez, A. Fiorillo, P. Flaig, and P. McCarthy: Use of multiple oxygen isotope proxies for elucidating Arctic Cretaceous palaeo-hydrology, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, first published June 17, 2013; doi 10.1144/SP382.3
  • Woolf, K., Dissertation: Regional Character of the Lower Tuscaloosa Formation Depositional Systems and Trends in Reservoir Quality
  • Field guide, prepared by Lesli Wood and Peter Flaig, Sep 30–Oct 3, 2013: Transgressive Systems Tract Reservoirs of the San Juan Basin, northwest New Mexico
  • Core workshop, prepared by Lesli Wood and Peter Flaig, QCL IA 2013 Core Workshop, October 2, 2013: , Late Cretaceous Transgressive Reservoirs in the San Juan Basin, New Mexico
  • Core workshop, prepared by Lorena Moscardelli, Maria Isabel Prieto, Vishal Maharaj, Peter Flaig, Lesli Wood and Gregory Frebourg, Houston Core Research Facility, Feb 15, 2013: DSDP Leg 96 and Lower Wilcox Gp., Lavaca Canyon

Posters

  • Peter Flaig: River dominated deltas of the Mackellar Formation at Turnabout Ridge, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica: Hyperpycnal flows and highly stressed conditions
  • Jessica Hudock, JSG Symposium: Modeling Migration Pathways in Washover Fans Using Modern Geometries and Subsurface Data
  • Kristie Ramlal, AAPG 2013: Association Between Slope-channel Architecture and Shelf-sediment Supplies: A Quantitative Study of a Tectonically Active Basin along the Southeastern Caribbean Plate Margin, Columbus Basin, Trinidad
  • Dolores van der Kolk, AAPG 2013: Applying GigaPan Robotic Photo-Panorama Technology to Enhance Facies and Architectural Analyses of the Upper Cretaceous Schrader Bluff and Prince Creek Fms at Shivugak Bluffs, North Slope of Alaska, USA
2012
  • Fiorillo, A., R. Tykoski, P. Currie, P. McCarthy and P. Flaig: Description of Two Partial Troodon Braincases from the Prince Creek Formation (Upper Cretaceous), North Slope Alaska
  • Gulbranson, E., J. Isbell, E. Taylor, P. Ryberg, T. Taylor, and P. Flaig: Permian polar forests: deciduousnes and environmental variation
  • Kiel, B., and L. Wood: Siesmic attributes correlated with incised valley thickness in recent stratigraphy of the Sunda Shelf, Indonesia
  • Kiel, B., and L. Wood: Three-dimensionality, longitudinal profile setting, and paleo-discharge capacity of incised valleys in recent stratigraphy of the Sunda Shelf, Indonesia
  • Moscardelli, L., and L. Wood: Deep-water erosional remnants in eastern offshore Trinidad as terrestrial analogs for teardrop-shaped islands on Mars: Implications for outflow channel formation
  • Moscardelli, L., L. Wood, and D. Dunlap: Shelf-edge deltas along structurally complex margins: A case study from eastern offshore Trinidad, AAPG Bulletin
  • Moscardelli, L., T. Dooley, D. Dunlap, M. Jackson, and L. Wood: Deep-water polygonal fault systems as terrestrial analogs for large-scale Martian polygonal terrains, GSA Today
  • Wood, L.: Atlas of Low Net:Gross Reservoirs
  • Woolf, K.: Sequence stratigraphic and paleogeographic framework for the Lower Tuscaloosa Sandstone, eastern Gulf of Mexico Province, U.S.A.: Influences on sediment distribution and depositional environments
    • Plus Lower Tuscaloosa Formation, set of six maps
  • Woolf, K., and L. Wood: Sequence stratigraphic and paleogeographic framework for the Lower Tuscaloosa Sandstone, eastern Gulf of Mexico Province, U.S.A.: Influences on sediment distribution and depositional environments
  • Woolf, K., P. Flaig, and L. Wood: Incised valley-fills, shelf-edge deltas, and deepwater bypass deposits of the Cenomanian-Turonian Lower Tuscaloosa Formation, Central to Eastern Gulf of Mexico, U.S.A.
  • Field Guide, Castlegate, Neslen. Trip leaders: Darrin Burton, Peter Flaig, and Lesli Wood, Sep 16–18, 2012: Along-strike variability of a tidal shoreline system: Castlegate to Neslen Formations, northwestern Colorado to southwestern Wyoming
  • Core Workshop, Houston Core Research Facility. Instructors: Kurtus Woolf, Lesli Wood, and Peter Flaig, Feb 17, 2012: Tuscaloosa Core Workshop
  • Toolkit, Averitt, A.: QCL Geomorphology Toolkit for Petrel 2011.1. This plugin requires a properly licensed copy of Petrel 2011.1.

Posters

  • Brian Kiel, AGU: A model of river morphology, slope, and grain size elucidates downstream hydraulics and groundwater interaction
  • Maria Prieto, AAPG: Sedimentary and Erosional Processes in a Deepwater Setting: An Ultra-High-Resolution Study of Multiple Regions in the Ultra-Deep Water of the Eastern Gulf of Mexico
  • Migdalys Salazar, AAPG: Morphological variability of clinoforms within the Giant Foresets Formation of the northern Taranaki Basin, New Zealand

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2011
  • Burton, D. Dissertation: Geologically-based permeability anisotropy estimates for tidally-influenced reservoir analogs using lidar-derived, quantitative shale character data
  • Burton, D., and L. Wood, GCSSEPM: Interpreting the Rift Stratigraphy and Petroleum Systems Elements of the West Natuna Basin Using 3D Seismic Geomorphology
  • Burton, D., D. Dunlap, L. Wood and P. Flaig: Lidar Intensity as a Remote Sensor of Rock Properties. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 2011, v. 81, 339–347
  • Burton, D., and L. Wood: Quantitative Shale Bed Characterization of the Tidally-influenced Sego Sandstone, AAPG Bulletin, v. 95, no. 7 (July 2011), pp. 1207–1226
  • Burton, D., and L. Wood, GCSSEPM: Interpreting the Rift Stratigraphy and Petroleum Systems Elements of the West Natuna Basin Using 3D Seismic Geomorphology
  • Dunlap, D., and L. Wood, GCSSEPM: Seismic Architecture and Morphology of Mesozoic-Age Sediment Waves, Offshore Morocco, Northwest Africa
  • Flaig, P., P. McCarthy, and A. Fiorillo: A tidally influenced, high-latitude coastal-plain: the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska, SEPM
  • Garciacaro, E., P. Mann, and A. Escalona: Regional Structure and Tectonic History of the Obliquely Colliding Columbus Foreland Basin, Offshore Trinidad and Venezuela, Marine and Petroleum Geology, v.28, pp. 126–148
  • Garciacaro, E., A. Escalona, P. Mann, L. Wood, L. Moscardelli and S. Sullivan: Structural controls on Quaternary deepwater sedimentation, mud diapirism, and hydrocarbon distribution within the actively evolving Columbus foreland basin, eastern offshore Trinidad, Marine and Petroleum Geology, v.28, pp. 149–176
  • Kiel, B., and L. Wood, GCSSEPM: Correlations Among Seismic Attributes and Incised Valley Thicknesses in Recent Stratigraphy of the Sunda Shelf, Indonesia
  • Maharaj, V., and L. Wood, GCSSEPM: Paleogeomorphologic Bathymetry in Isolated Mini-Basin Development as an Indication of Tectonic State
  • Moscardelli, L., and L. Wood: Deep-water erosional remnants in eastern offshore Trinidad as terrestrial analogs for teardrop-shaped islands on Mars: Implications for outflow channel formation. Geology 2011;39;699–702.
    Related news media coverage in .pdf format: (Daily Mail) (Nature Geoscience) (Geology: Research Focus)
  • Ramnarine, S., Thesis 2011: Late Cretaceous Turbidites, Heidrun Field, Norwegian Continental Shelf
  • Wood, L., S. Sanyal, N. Dwivedi and S. Burley, GCSSEPM: A Subsurface Taj Mahal: Seismic Geomorphology Calibrated with Core and Log Data Provides Key Building Blocks for Modeling Tidally-Influenced Estuarine Deposits in the Gulf of Cambay, Western India
  • Field Guide and Core Workshop: Co-leaders Lesli Wood (QCL), Peter Flaig (QCL), Darrin Burton (Newfield Energy), and Jeffrey Brame (Brame Geosciences LLC), Sep 29-30, 2011: Tide- and Wave-influence Shoreline Reservoirs of the San Juan Basin, northwest New Mexico and Southern Colorado, U.S.A.
  • Toolkit: Geomorph Ribbon Mapping Tool, Tools for Geomorphological Interpretation of Seismic Data Within Existing Software Platforms. QCLToolsArcGIS, Geomorphology interpretation plugin for ArcMap 10 — Build 0.0.9.11
  • Toolkit: Meandering Channel Calculator. This tool is meant to be a guide for determining high-level channelform morphometric and paleo-hydraulic properties using depth, thickness and grain size data for channel deposits derived from well logs.

Posters

  • Dallas Dunlap and Lesli Wood, AAPG International 2011: Seismic Characteristics of Paleo-volcanics Relative to Diapiric Salt in Rifted Basins
  • Peter Flaig, AAPG: Accommodation as a Control on Coastal-Plain Architectures: Observations and Analyses of the Cretaceous vs. Paleocene Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska
  • Peter Flaig: LiDAR at Sagwon Bluffs, Alaska
  • Peter Flaig: Tectonically-driven facies and architectural change across the Permian-Triassic boundary, Beardmore Glacier region, central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica
  • Lorena Moscardelli: Deep-water erosional remnants in eastern offshore Trinidad as terrestrial analogs for teardrop-shaped islands on Mars: Implications for outflow channel formation
  • Sarika Ramnarine, AAPG: Late Cretaceous Turbidites, Heidrun Field, Mid-Norwegian Continental Shelf
  • Dolores van der Kolk: High-Latitude Shoreface to Coastal-Plain Transitions: The Schrader Bluff and Prince Creek Formations at Shivugak Bluff, North Slope, Alaska
  • Kurtus Woolf, AAPG: Sequence to Architectural-Element Framework of the Tuscaloosa Massive Sandstone, Eastern Gulf of Mexico Province, U.S.A.

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2010
  • Burton, D., and L. Wood: Seismic Geomorphology and Tectono-stratigraphic Fill of Half Grabens, West Natuna Basin, Indonesia, AAPG Bulletin
  • Davila-Chacon, A., Thesis 2010: Sand distribution along shelf-edge deltaic systems: a case study from eastern offshore Trinidad
  • Dunlap, D., L. Wood, C. Weisenberger, and H. Jabour: Seismic geomorphology of offshore Morocco's east margin, Safi Haute Mer area, AAPG Bulletin, Volume 94, No. 5, May 2010
  • Fiorillo, A., P. McCarthy, P. Flaig, E. Brandlen, D. Norton, P. Zippi, L. Jacobs, and R. Gangloff: Paleontology and Paleoenvironmental Interpretation of the Kikak-Tegoseak Quarry (Prince Creek Formation: Late Cretaceous), Northern Alaska: A Multi-Disciplinary Study of a High-Latitude Ceratopsian Dinosaur Bonebed
  • Fiorillo, A., P. McCarthy, P. Flaig: Taphonomic and sedimentologic interpretations of the dinosaur-bearing Upper Cretaceous Strata of the Prince Creek Formation, Northern Alaska: Insights from an ancient high-latitude terrestrial ecosystem, PALAEO
  • Flaig, P., P. McCarthy, and A. Fiorillo: A tidally influenced, high-latitude coastal-plain: the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska
  • Flaig, P., Dissertation: Depositional Environments of the Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Dinosaur-bearing Prince Creek Formation: Colville River Region, North Slope, Alaska
  • Jie, H., R. Wei, and L. Wood: Seismic geomorphologic history of mini-basin filling, Mad Dog Area, Gulf of Mexico, U.S.A.
  • Punnette, S., Thesis: Structural framework and its influence on the Quaternary-age sequence architecture of the northern shelf of Trinidad and Tobago
  • van der Kolk, D., MS Thesis: Geochemistry, sedimentology, and stratigraphy of the Lower Cretaceous pebble shale unit, northeastern Alaska
  • Field Guide: Sequence Stratigraphy and Reservoir Architecture of Tide-influenced Shoreline Systems in the Late Cretaceous Sego Sandstone
  • Core Workshop: Wilcox La Vaca, William E. Galloway and Thomas A. McGilvery: Facies of a submarine canyon fill reservoir complex, Lower Wilcox Group (Paleocene), Central Texas Coastal Plain
  • Core Workshop: Wilcox La Vaca, Lorena Moscardelli, Vishal Maharaj and Ruarri Day-Stirrat: Core Viewing and Analysis, Lower Wilcox Gp., Lavaca Canyon
  • Core Workshop: Woodbine, William A. Ambrose and Tucker F. Hentz: Woodbine Group—Double A Wells Field

Posters

  • Anmar Davila, AAPG: Structural Domains in the Eastern Offshore Area of Trinidad/Venezuela and their influence on Paleo-Orinoco Shelf-edge Delta Architectures
  • Migdalys Salazar, Lorena Moscardelli, William Fisher and Maria Antonieta Lorente, AAPG: Tectonostratigraphic evolution of the Morichito piggyback basin, Eastern Venezuelan Basin
  • Stefan Punnette, AAPG: Tectonic and eustatic controls on the origin of shelf sands and associated facies, offshore NCMA of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Kadira Singh, AAPG: Impact of Astroblemes and Implications for Hydrocarbon Accumulation

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2009
  • Alzaga-Ruiz, H., D. Granjeon, M. Lopez, M. Seranne and F. Roure: Gravitational collapse and Neogene sediment transfer across the western margin of the Gulf of Mexico: Insights from numerical models, Tectonophysics, 470, pp. 21–41
  • Alzaga-Ruiz, H., M. Lopez, F. Roure, and M. Seranne, 2009: Interactions between the Laramide foreland and the passive margin of the Gulf of Mexico: Tectonics and sedimentation in the Golden Lane area, Veracruz State, Mexico, Marine and Petroleum Geology, 26, pp. 951–973
  • Burton, D., and L. Wood: Legacy Lidar Surveys in QCL IA
  • Fiorillo, A., R. Tykoski, P. Currie, P. McCarthy and P. Flaig: Description of Two Partial Troodon Braincases from the Prince Creek Formation (Upper Cretaceous), North Slope Alaska
  • Maharaj, V., and L. Wood: A Quantitative Paleogeomorphic Study of the Fluvio-Deltaic Reservoirs in the Atoka Interval, Fort Worth Basin, Texas, U.S.A.
  • Moscardelli, L., M. Hornbach, and L. Wood: Tsunamigenic Risks Associated with Mass Transport Complexes in Offshore Trinidad and Venezuela
  • Mosher, D.C., L. Moscardelli, R. Shipp, J. Chaytor, C. Baxter, H. Lee, and R. Urgeles: Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences
  • Roure, F., H. Alzaga-Ruiz, J. Callot, H. Ferket, D. Granjeon, G. Gonzalez-Mercado, N. Guilhaumou, M. Lopez, P. Mougin, S. Ortuno-Arzate and M. Seranne, 2009: Long lasting interactions between tectonic loading, unroofing, post-rift thermal subsidence and sedimentary transfer along the western margin of the Gulf of Mexico: Some insights from integrated quantitative studies, Tectonophysics, 475, pp. 169–189
  • Salazar, M., L. Moscardelli, W. Fisher, and M. Lorente: Tectonostratigraphic evolution of the Morichito piggyback basin, Eastern Venezuelan Basin
  • Wood, L., and K. Mize-Spansky: Quantitative seismic geomorphology of a Quaternary leveed-channel system, offshore eastern Trinidad and Tobago, northeastern South America
  • ArcGIS Workshop: Led by Brian Kiel, Sean Sullivan, and Dallas Dunlap, supervised by Lesli Wood, Nov 6, 2009: Paleo-channel Seismic Morphology

Posters

  • Huang Jie, AAPG: Fill, Strip and Spill Model for Mini-Basin Filling, Mad Dog Area, Gulf of Mexico, U.S.A
  • Ruan Wei, AAPG: Mass Transport Deposits in Confined Minibasin Settings, Mad Dog Area, Gulf of Mexico
  • Kadira Singh, AAPG: Geometry and Nature of Modern and Ancient Mass Transport Deposits Worldwide

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2008
  • Alvarez, T., Thesis, 2008: Tectonic geomorphology of the eastern Trinidad shelf; implications for influence of structure on reservoir distribution and nature in older basin fill
  • Burton, D., Thesis 2008: Identifying source rocks and reservoir elements of South China Sea grabens using 3D seismic data, West Natuna Basin, Indonesia
  • Chaderton, N. and L. Wood: Tobago Forearc Basin Evolution
  • Hedayati, T., Thesis 2008: Reservoir Trends and Exploration Potential of the El Vado Sandstone Member of the Mancos Shale, Northwestern New Mexico
  • Maharaj, V., MS Thesis 2008: Depositional element morphology and architecture of the Atoka Interval, Fort Worth Basin, Texas, U.S.A.
  • Moscardelli, L., M. Hornbach and L. Wood: Tsunamigenic Risks Associated with Mass Transport Complexes in Offshore Trinidad and Venezuela
  • Moscardelli, L., and L. Wood: New Classification System for Mass Transport Complexes in Offshore Trinidad
  • Field Guide, Co-leaders: Lesli Wood, Bill Ambrose, and Tiffany Hedayati: Shelf sand reservoirs of the San Juan Basin, northwest New Mexico, U.S.A.

Posters

  • Hasan Sarikaya and Lesli Wood, AAPG: Seismic Modeling of a Tidal Bar-Incised Valley Complex: Sego Sandstone of Eastern Utah
  • Brian Kiel, AAPG: Three-Dimensionality of Channelforms in Recent Sequences of the Sunda Shelf
  • Lorena Moscardelli, AAPG: Processes of Late Tertiary-Age Mass Transport and Associated Deposits along the Eastern Mexico Margin, Southern Gulf of Mexico
  • Vishal Maharaj, AAPG: Depositional element morphology and architecture of the Atoka Interval, Fort Worth Basin, Texas, U.S.A.

Summary sheets, 11x17

  • Outcrop Study: Scotland Formation
  • Mass Transport Complexes In Offshore Eastern Mexico
  • Geohazards And Tsunamigenic Dangers From Mass Transport Complexes
  • Brazilian Shelf
  • Offshore Indonesia
  • Nova Scotian Shelf
  • Shannon Sandstone Summary
  • Accretionary Prisms

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2007
  • Davies, R., H. Posamentier, L. Wood, and J. Cartwright, 2007: Seismic Geomorphology: Application to Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production: Geological Society of London and SEPM (Society of Sedimentary Geology) Special Publication. 288 p.
  • Kolla, V., H. Posamentier, and L. Wood: Deep-water and fluvial sinuous channels — Characteristics, similarities and dissimilarities, and modes of formation
  • Le Roy, C., Rangin, C., Le Pichon, X., Thi Ngoc, H. N., Andreani, L. and Aranda-Garcia, M.: Neogene crustal shear zone along the western Gulf of Mexico margin and its implications for gravity sliding processes. Evidences from 2D and 3D multichannel seismic data, Bull. Soc. Geol. Fr., t. 178, no 2, pp. 175–185
  • Maher, J., Master's Thesis: Trinidad Shelf Edge Deltas, with density calculations figures
  • Mendoza-Veloza, R., Thesis 2007: The Architecture of Lower-slope Channel Complexes, Offshore Gabon, West Africa
  • Moscardelli, L., Dissertation: Mass Transport Processes and Deposits in Offshore Trinidad and Venezuela, and their role in Continental Margin Development
  • Posamentier, H., R. Davies, L. Wood, and J. Cartwright, 2007: Seismic Geomorphology. in Seismic Geomorphology: Application to Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production: Geological Society of London and SEPM (Society of Sedimentary Geology) Special Publication, p. 1–20 [abstract]
  • Soto, M.D., P. Mann, A. Escalona, and L. Wood: Late Holocene strike-slip offset of a subsurface channel interpreted from 3D seismic data, eastern offshore Trinidad, Geology, v. 35, no. 9, pp. 859–862
  • Wood, L.: Quantitative Seismic Geomorphology of Pliocene and Miocene Fluvial Systems in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, U.S.A., Journal of Sedimentary Research
  • Wood, L., and K. Mize: Quantitative Seismic Geomorphology of a Leveed-Channel System, Offshore Eastern Trinidad and Tobago, Northeastern South America
  • Field Guides, QCL Associates Field Trip to Trinidad and Barbados: (1) Tertiary Stratigraphy and Structure of the Southeastern Caribbean: Field Trip Guide, (2) Mayaro Fm, Mid-Pliocene, Columbus Basin, Trinidad: MB5 outcrop sedimentary log, (3) The Growth of the Orinoco Shelf Prism on Trinidad: Interaction of Sediment Supply, Tectonics, Sea Level, and Basin Processes.

Posters

  • Julie Maher, AAPG: Trinidad Shelf Edge Deltas
  • Nysha Chaderton, AAPG: Barbados, West Indies, Scotland Fm. Course-grained Deposits
  • Vishal Maharaj: Petroleum Source Rocks of Trinidad
  • Lorena Moscardelli, Lesli Wood, Dallas Dunlap, GSA: Mass Transport Processes in Worldwide Continental Margins and Their Significance for Tsunamigenic Hazards

Summary sheets, 11x17

  • Traps and Opportunities in Transpressive Mobile Shale Basins
  • Submarine Channel Morphometrics
  • Application of RMS (Root-Mean-Square) Amplitude For Resolving Complex Reservoir Geometries
  • Applying 3-D Seismic Coherency To Optimize Structural and Sedimentological Analysis, Northern Gulf of Mexico Basin
  • Mass Transport Complexes and Debris-Flow Seismic Morphology
  • Automated Analysis of Seismic Geomorphic Facies
  • Worldwide Summary of Mass Transport Complex Morphometrics
  • Geohazards and Tsunamigenic Dangers From Mass Seafloor Failures
  • Mass Transport Complexes in Outcrop and Subsurface
  • Miocene Lowstand Prograding Wedges of The Northern Gulf of Mexico Shelf
  • Influence of Growth Faulting On Architectural Spatial Variability of Shelf-Edge Deltas
  • Influence of Fault Throw and Shelf-Edge Delta Trajectory on Down-Slope Morphology

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2006
  • Beveridge, C., Gary Kocurek, R. Ewing, N. Lancaster, P. Morthekai, A. Singhvi and S. Mahan: Development of spatially diverse and complex dune-field patterns: Gran Desierto Dune Field, Sonora, Mexico
  • Ewing, R., G. Kocurek and L. Lake: Pattern analysis of dune-field parameters
  • Flint, J., Thesis 2006: Fluvial-deltaic and shallow-marine seismic geomorphology of the West Natuna Basin: implications for reservoir architecture and basin evolution
  • Kocurek, G., and R. Ewing: Aeolian dune field self-organization—implications for the formation of simple versus complex dune-field patterns
  • Moscardelli, L., and L. Wood: Classification of Mass Transport Complexes—Offshore Trinidad
  • Moscardelli, L., L. Wood, and P. Mann: Mass-transport complexes and associated processes in the offshore area of Trinidad and Venezuela
  • Posamentier, H., R. Davies, J. Cartwright, and L. Wood: Seismic Geomorphology—an Overview
  • Sanchez, C., Thesis 2006: Quantitative Seismic Geomorphology of Pliocene and Miocene-age Fluviodeltaic Reservoirs in the Northern Gulf Of Mexico Shelf Province
  • Winter, R.: Reservoir Characterization of the Cruse Formation, Southern Trinidad
  • Wood, L.: Quantitative geomorphology of the Mars Eberswalde delta [abstract]

Posters

  • Nysha Chaderton, AAPG: Seismic Stratigraphy and Structure of the Barbados Prism and the Adjacent Prism and the Tobago Forearc Basin
  • Jed Flint, AAPG: Deltaic and Shallow-marine Seismic Geomorphology of the West Natuna Basin: Implications for Reservoir Architecture and Basin Evolution
  • Lorena Moscardelli, AAPG: Quantitative Seismic Geomorphology Study in Fluvial Systems—A New Approach
  • Lorena Moscardelli, AAPG: Seismic Geomorphology of Mass-transport Deposits and Controls on Formation and Character, Eastern Offshore Trinidad and Venezuela
  • Carla Sanchez, AAPG: Quantitative Seismic Geomorphology of Pliocene- and Miocene-Age Fluvio-Deltaic Reservoirs in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Shelf Province
  • Ryan Ewing: Quantitative Geomorphology of Aeolian Systems and Implications for Subsurface Reservoir Exploration and Development (Chevron)

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2005
  • Ambrose, W.A., T.F. Wawrzyniec, K. Fouad, S. Sakurai, D Jennette, L.F. Brown, E.H. Guevara, D. Dunlap, S.C. Talukdar, M. Aranda-Garcia, U. Hernandez-Romano, J. Alvarado-Vega, E. Macias-Zamora, H. Ruiz-Ruiz, and R. Cardenas-Hernandez, 2005: Neogene tectonic, stratigraphic, and play framework of the southern Laguna Madre-Tuxpan continental shelf, Gulf of Mexico, AAPG Bulletin, V. 89, No. 6, pp. 725–751
  • Ethridge, F., D. Germanoski, S. Schumm, and L. Wood, L., 2005: The morphological and stratigraphical effects of base-level change: A review of experimental studies, in Blum, M. (ed.) Spec. Publs. Int. Ass. Sediment, 35, p. 213–241
  • Flaig, P., MS Thesis, 2005: Changing fluvial style across the Permian-Triassic boundary: Beardmore Glacier region, central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica
  • Kolla, V., H. Posamentier, H., M. Fachmi, and L. Wood, L., 2005: Similarities and Differences in Deep water versus Fluvial Channels: in Proceedings with Program, GSL-SEPM Seismic Geomorphology Research Conference, Houston, Texas. [abstract]
  • Mize, K. and L. Wood, L., 2005: Quantitative Seismic Morphometrics of Deep Water Channel Systems in offshore Trinidad: Examining Controls on Geometry and Processes in Deep Water Reservoir Facies in Proceedings with Program, GSL-SEPM Seismic Geomorphology Research Conference, Houston, Texas. [abstract]
  • Moscardelli, L., L. Wood, and J. Andrews, 2005: Visualization Technology and Quantitative Morphometrics of Mass Transport Complexes Along the Continental Margin Of Trinidad, West Indies, Seismic Geomorphology SEPM Research Conference, Houston, February 2005 [abstract]
  • Moscardelli, L., L. Wood, and P. Mann, 2005: Mass Transport Complexes and Associated Processes in the Offshore Area of Trinidad and Venezuela, AAPG Bulletin 2005. [abstract]
  • Posamentier, H., and L. Wood, 2005: Seismic geomorphology in exploration and development; workflows and applications: 2005 American Association of Petroleum Geologists Meeting, Proceedings Abstracts, Calgary, Canada. [abstract]
  • Reader, J., R. Andrews, and L. Wood, 2005: Pleistocene Seismic Geomorphology of the Trinidad Eastern Offshore Region: Applying Seismic Geomorphic Techniques to a World Class Hydrocarbon Province, in Proceedings with Program, GSL-SEPM Seismic Geomorphology Research Conference, Houston, Texas. [abstract]
  • Sullivan, S., Thesis 2005: Geochemistry, sedimentology, and morphology of mud volcanoes, eastern offshore Trinidad
  • Wood, L., and M. Fachmi, 2005: Quantitative Seismic Geomorphology of the Neogene, West Natuna Basin, Indonesia, in Proceedings with Program, GSL-SEPM Seismic Geomorphology Research Conference, Houston, Texas. [abstract]
  • Wood, L., and L. Moscardelli, 2005: Quantitative seismic geomorphology of clastic reservoir systems: Proceedings of the West Texas Geological Society Annual Meeting, Midland Texas. [abstract]
  • Wood, L., 2005: Geomorphology and stratigraphic architecture of the Mars NE Holden Delta: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Meeting, Proceedings Abstracts, Calgary, Canada. [abstract]
  • Itinerary and Field Guides, Co-leaders: Drs. Lesli J. Wood and Paul Mann (UT), Contributors: Sonya Punch (Shell), Dr. Grant Wach (Dalhousie University), Mr. Hasley Vincent (Dalhousie University): Tertiary Stratigraphy and Structure of the Southeastern Caribbean Margin

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2004
  • Chaderton, N., L. Wood, and P. Mann, 2004: The Structure and Stratigraphy of the Barbados Accretionary Prism and the Tobago Forearc Basin, AGU Fall Meeting [abstract]
  • Ellins, K., A. Clapp, V. Svhila, and S. Sullivan, 2004: Improving K-12 geoscience education through partnerships, GSA South-Central Meeting Abstracts. [abstract]
  • Keelan, M., S. Sullivan, and K. Ellins, 2004: Texas Teacher at Sea on the BOLIVAR Project Geophysical Cruise, Eos Transaction AGU, 85(47), Fall Meeting Supplement. [abstract]
  • Mann, P., L. Wood, and S. Sullivan, 2004: Along-strike segmentation of Pliocene-Recent normal fault systems, eastern offshore Trinidad. AAPG annual meeting, Dallas, April 2004. [abstract]
  • Mize, K., Thesis: Controls on the Morphology and Development of Deep-Marine Channels, Eastern Offshore Trinidad and Venezuela
  • Punch, S., MS Thesis: Provenance and Depositional Environment of Eocene rocks in Trinidad and Barbados
  • Soto, D., P. Mann, L. Wood, and BOLIVAR study group, 2004: Tectonics of eastern offshore Trinidad based on integration of BOLIVAR 2D seismic lines with industry 3D seismic surveys. AGU fall meeting, December 2004.
  • Sullivan, S., L. Wood, P. Mann: Distribution, Nature and Origin of Mobile Mud Features Offshore Trinidad [abstract]
  • Sullivan, S., K. Ellins, and M. Fly, 2004: Technology in the Classroom: Remaining a Step Ahead, GSA South-Central Meeting Abstracts. [abstract]
  • Wood, L., 2004: Quantitative Seismic Geomorphology: The future of reservoir characterization, Bulletin of the Houston Geological Society, p. 13–17
  • Wood, L., AAPG: Predicting Tidal Sand Reservoir Architecture Using Data from Modern and Ancient Depositional Systems
  • Wood, L., S. Sullivan, and P. Mann: Influence of Mobile Shales in the Creation of Successful Hydrocarbon Basins
  • Wood, L., and S. Yoshida, 2004: Sequence Stratigraphy and Reservoir Architecture of Tide-Influenced Shoreline Systems in the Late Cretaceous (Campanian) Sego Sandstone Member of the Mancos Shale. SEPM Field Trip Guidebook Day 2. SEPM Research Field Conference, RECENT ADVANCES IN SHORELINE-SHELF STRATIGRAPHY, Grand Junction, Colorado, unpaginated.

Posters

  • James Brooks, AAPG: Gas Hydrates in Seabed Sediments Offshore Trinidad/Barbados [abstract]
  • Kristine Mize, AAPG: Quantitative Seismic Geomorphology
  • Lorena Moscardelli, AAPG: Debris Flow Distribution and Controls On Slope To Basin Deposition, Offshore Trinidad
  • Moscardelli, L., L. Wood, and P. Mann, 2004: Debris Flow Architecture and Processes in Offshore Trinidad: Implications For Basin Fill In Tectonically Active Margins, AGU fall meeting San Francisco [poster abstract]
  • Sean Sullivan: Seafloor Morphology of Offshore Trinidad

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2003
  • Combellas-Bigott, R., Dissertation: Depositional and Structural Evolution of the Middle Miocene Depositional Episode, East-Central Gulf of Mexico
  • Mann, P., A. Escalona, and L. Wood, 2003: Neotectonics of the South America-Caribbean plate boundary zone: A GIS-based compilation of faults, epicenters, and focal mechanisms from Colombia to the Barbados accretionary prism. Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Mann, P. and L. Wood, 2003: Late Quaternary transpressional deformation along the submarine extension of the Warm Springs-Central Range fault zone, eastern offshore Trinidad. AAPG annual meeting, Salt Lake City [abstract]
  • Sydow, J., J. Finneran, and A. Bowman: Stacked shelf edge reservoirs of the Columbus Basin, Trinidad, West Indies, in H. H. Roberts, N. C. Rosen, R. H. Fillon, and J. B. Anderson, eds., Shelf margin deltas and linked down slope petroleum systems: Global significance and future exploration potential, Gulf Coast Section SEPM 23rd Annual Research Conference, p. 411–465
  • Wood, L., and P. Mann, 2003: Mobile Shale Systems in Offshore Trinidad and Eastern Venezuela, in 2003 International AAPG Meeting, Barcelona, Spain. [abstract]
2002
  • Sanchez, M., and L. Wood, L., 2002: Sequence Stratigraphy and Structural Framework of Southeast Caribbean Margin: Offshore Orinoco Delta, Venezuela, Proceedings of the XI Geophysical Congress, Caracas, Venezuela.
2001
  • Mann, P., J. Weber, and L. Wood, 2001: Tectonic framework for Trinidad and its eastern offshore area. AAPG Annual meeting, Denver, Colorado, June 2001, Abstracts with Program, p. A215.
  • Webb, F., J. Deardorff, M. Gulley, R. Mitchell, J. Stepp. and S. Sullivan, 2001: Mapping a contact in the field and then finding where it actually is, GSA Southeastern Section Meeting Abstracts.

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