RC-Propagation of Env Signals S2S


 
                                                   SEPM Research Conference

Propagation of Environmental Signals within Source-to-Sink Stratigraphy

Dates: June 5th – 9th, 2017*

Location: Tremp & Ainsa, Spanish Pyrenees

(*Bus transportation to and from Barcelona on June 4th and June 10th)

 
 

The focus of this research conference is on controls on clastic sedimentation at different geologic time-scales and the propagation of sediment-flux signals in the stratigraphic record of correlative segments of source-to-sink sedimentary systems. The conference will aim to bring together scientists from Academia and Industry interested in the stratigraphic responses to tectonic, climatic and sea-level controls on sedimentation, and how these signals propagate or attenuate along the depositional profile.

Contributions will be solicited from earth scientists to cover the following:

          *   Studies from outcrop, subsurface and modern sedimentary systems showing long-range signal propagation along the

            sedimentary routing system

         *   Numerical and physical laboratory models of stratigraphic signal generation, propagation and attenuation 

·       *   Sediment flux vs accommodation and controlling effects on sediment partitioning

·       *   Advances in tectonic geomorphology and application to understanding the stratigraphic record

·       *   Thermochronometric methods applied to provenance controls

·       *   Detection of climatic and tectonic signals and their timescales through use of multi-proxies

The 5-day meeting will be an integrated conference and field excursion, with approximately half the time spent in the field. The Pyrenean foreland basin offers a great opportunity to visit world-class exposures of outcrops that, through decades of geologic study, permit the investigation of cyclicity in correlative stratigraphy from alluvial, fluvial, shallow marine, slope and deep marine environments.

  

Conveners:

Sébastien Castelltort (University of Geneva)

Julian Clark (Statoil)

Andrea Fildani (Statoil)

Cai Puigdefàbregas (University of Barcelona)

Confirmed Key Note Speakers:

Michael Blum (University of Kansas), Douglas Burbank (UC Santa Barbara), Ole Martinsen (Statoil), Daniel Stockli (UT Austin) and Sean Willett (ETH, Zürich)

 

 
Thank you to our conference sponsor!
 
 

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