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The study of rock strata, especially the distribution, deposition, and age of sedimentary rocks.

strat′i·graph′ic (străt′ĭ-grăf′ĭk), strat′i·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
strat′i·graph′i·cal·ly adv.


[ˌstrætɪˈgræfɪk] ADJestratigráfico
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Through 13 essays (some based on papers from the 2011 Plains Conference held in Tucson, Arizona), anthropologists, archaeologists, and other researchers from the US and Mexico explore the Plainview Paleoindian artifact style, considering the nature of the original Plainview bone bed in northwest Texas and its stratigraphic context; the age of the Plainview bison kill and the age range of the Plainview type; and what constitutes the Plainview type, how widespread it is, and how it is related to other Paleoindian artifact styles like Folsom and Goshen.
Therefore, a consistent petrophysical and stratigraphic review of the well data is undertaken to provide a robust chronostratigraphic framework for well ties.
The present research study focuses on the structural modeling, stratigraphic well correlation isopach mapping, porosity variations and reservoir evaluation of cretaceous sands of Khipro area.
0 comes with significant advances to dGB's HorizonCube and sequence stratigraphic interpretation capabilities that will enable interpreters to gain an improved understanding of structural geologies, says the company in a press release.
Seismic stratigraphic techniques--used in both general geophysical and oil and petroleum research--are the subject of this beautifully illustrated and scientifically rigorous textbook.
The survey undertaken in the urban area of Barcelona enabled us to determine the main methods of study, outline the major geological problems, and define the specific stratigraphic units.
Colombian oil company Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC) said on Monday that the company has encountered hydrocarbons in the second stratigraphic well drilled under the Cano Sur Exploration and Production contract in the province of Meta.
attempts to clarify the rather convoluted history of nomenclature in the Yukon-Tanana terrane, and introduces the two fold-out plates contained in the back pocket: a synthesis map of the pericratonic domain of the northern Cordillera, and a stratigraphic chart displaying and correlating numerous successions documented by the research program.
of Wisconsin-Eau Claire) review state of the art applications in ground penetrating radar (GPR) related to stratigraphic analyses in the shallow subsurface.
As a point of reference, each chapter on a taxon includes a table summarizing the animals' discovery, classification, geographic and stratigraphic occurrences, and ages.
Large potentials do exist in Palaeozoic rocks as well as in stratigraphic traps, which will be pursued as well.
In the Hibernia Formation, we have drilled many of the larger fault blocks and are focussing our efforts on improving our understanding of subtler stratigraphic and structural complexities that impact the development of both these larger blocks and smaller blocks yet to be drilled.