Petroleum Geology and Potential of the Colombian Caribbean Margin
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Curie Point Depths in Northwestern South America and the Southwestern Caribbean Sea
Published:January 01, 2015
Carlos A. Vargas, Javier Idarraga-Garcia, Juan M. Salazar, 2015. "Curie Point Depths in Northwestern South America and the Southwestern Caribbean Sea", Petroleum Geology and Potential of the Colombian Caribbean Margin, Claudio Bartolini, Paul Mann
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We have estimated the Curie point depth (CPD) in the northwestern corner of South America and the southwestern Caribbean Sea from spectral analysis of magnetic anomalies extracted from the World Digital Magnetic Anomaly Map. To do this, we performed three different spectral methods and chose the model that best fits the geologic and geophysical characteristics of the study area. Then, we calculated the geothermal gradient from these CPD values to assess the likelihood of the hydrocarbon “Golden zone” being present in some of Colombia’s sedimentary basins. Similarly, we tried to establish empirical relationships between CPD, geothermal gradient, and heat...