AAPG Annual Meeting, March 2002, Houston, Texas

Short Course Module for AAPG School, E&P Methods and Technologies, in conjunction with AAPG Annual Convention

Salt Tectonics

Martin P. A. Jackson


The effects of salt tectonics dominate some of the hottest regions for exploration and development, including the Gulf of Mexico, the South Atlantic margins, the North Caspian, and the North Sea. This module reviews key features of salt tectonics, who's understanding has been revolutionized in the last decade.