Deepwater Channel Bypass and Backfilling Processes from the Eocene Ainsa Basin, South-Central Pyrenees, Spain*
Julian D. Clark1, Andrea Fildani1, and Nicholas J. Drinkwater2
Search and Discovery Article #50094 (2008)
Posted October 22, 2008
*Adapted from oral presentation at AAPG Annual Convention,
1Energy Technology Co., Chevron,
Technology Co., Chevron,
Deepwater channel outcrops in the
Bypass Facies and Processes
â€œMuddy Channelâ€� interpreted to be complex-scale bypass facies association:
Debrites can be associated with bypass facies but not the process:
Large scale erosional surfaces initiate channel complexes.
But what controls bypass?
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