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Sequence Stratigraphy of the Albian – Turonian Interval of Southwest Iran based on Outcrop and Subsurface DataGold Open Access

Authors: F.S.P. van Buchem, D. Baghbani, L. Bulot, M. Caron, A. Hosseini and B. Vincent
Event name: Second EAGE Workshop on Arabian Plate Geology
Session: Regional Tectonic and Stratigraphic Framework I
Publication date: 24 January 2010
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20145344
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Abstract, PDF ( 157.25Kb )

The Albian-Turonian of SW Iran is characterized by two types of carbonate depositional systems: an Albian muddy, benthic foraminifera-dominated, ramp type system, and a Cenomanian-Turonian rudist-rimmed platform to intrashelf basin type system. Third order depositional sequences have been defined in these, constrained by new biostratigraphic and outcrop information, which allowed to evaluate the relative influence of tectonics and eustatism on the sedimentation patterns.

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