Southeastern United States: Third Annual Midyear Meeting, 1986, Raleigh, North Carolina
Southeastern United States–Guidebook is comprised of twelve field trips that were organized for the Third Annual Midyear Meeting held in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1986. The spectrum of geologic time represented in the Upper Precambrian, Lower Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic and the very Recent. The geologic provinces are the Valley and Ridge, Blue Ridge Mountains, Piedmont, and the Coastal Plain. Besides North Carolina, trips include Virginia, South Carolina and West Virginia.
Sequence Stratigraphic Concepts as Applied to the Eocene Carbonates of the Carolinas1
Published:January 01, 1986
Gerald R. Baum, 1986. "Sequence Stratigraphic Concepts as Applied to the Eocene Carbonates of the Carolinas", Southeastern United States: Third Annual Midyear Meeting, 1986, Raleigh, North Carolina, Daniel A. Textoris
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The development and refinement of seismic stratigraphic techniques over the past decade have added the dimension of large scale stratal geometries to stratigraphic correlations, and given renewed impetus to regional correlations based upon unconformity-bounded (allothemic) sequences (Vail, 1976; Vail et al., 1977; 1980; 1982; Vail and Todd, 1981, Todd and Mitchum, 1977). Seismic data compensate for the generally incomplete rock record in outcrop; however, because of seismic resolution limits, outcrop–based studies have provided a direct method to document the age and physical character of seismic sequence boundaries. The integration of outcrop and seismic observations has provided a framework to...