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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0133
EISBN: 9781565761384
... carbonate cement is present and has a patchy distribution. Fig. 7.— Model for formation and erosion of the Caicos mid-platform shoal island. A) Island develops with eolian dunes and a freshwater lens causing equant calcite cementation in the middle of the island. Fibrous marine cements lithify...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0139
EISBN: 9781565761384
... the northern Caicos Platform margin. Core LWC-1 is shown in Figure 6 . Core LWC-3 is shown in Figure 7 . Fig. 1.— Satellite photo of the Caicos Platform in 1986 showing the location of Donna Cut on the north side of the Caicos Platform. Orange indicates vegetated land areas. Tidal inlets were...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0171
EISBN: 9781565761384
... Abstract Shallow core boring transects on West Caicos record the late Pleistocene evolution of the leeward margin of Caicos Platform. Throughout the Pleistocene and Holocene, this leeward margin progressively evolved from an open margin to one blocked by emergent topography, resulting...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0177
EISBN: 9781565761384
... Abstract The diverse modern carbonate environments and island outcrops on the Caicos Platform create an excellent locale for learning the fundamental principles of carbonate reservoir characterization. This study investigated aspects of early diagenesis at several classic Caicos field stops...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0111
EISBN: 9781565761384
... Fig. 1.— a) Satellite map of Bahaman archipelago with location of Turks and Caicos Islands and b) Satellite image of Caicos platform, British West Indies. Focus of study is an area on the western side of the platform (including West Caicos and Providenciales Islands), as highlighted in red...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2016
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2016) 86 (6): 629–636.
... morphotypes on the Caicos platform ( Wanless et al. 1988 ) and test the implicit assumption that these different morphotypes reflect the mat-building activities of different Cyanobacteria by mapping between observed structures and the phylogenetic identity of the taxa within them. We labor under current...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2009
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2009) 79 (6): 440–456.
... facies changes. In this study, insights from petrographic data, granulometric measurements, bottom observations, and remote sensing and subbottom profiler data from the northwestern part of Caicos Platform make this one of the more intensely studied shallow-marine carbonate systems in the Caribbean...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0005
EISBN: 9781565761384
... For the past 30 some years, Caicos Platform has been an important area for studies of Holocene and Pleistocene carbonate successions and a destination for numerous geoscientists interested in learning about modern carbonate sedimentary systems. During the past few years there has been a renewed...
Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0013
EISBN: 9781565761384
... Abstract Pleistocene and Holocene carbonate sediment bodies on Caicos Platform were created by a combination of major storm events and prevailing energy conditions. Major long-period oceanic swell events together with hurricane surges built pronounced coastal beach ridges...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0021
EISBN: 9781565761384
... Abstract Because of the influences of strong easterly trade winds, Caicos Platform in the southeast Bahamas provides newer alternative models for shallow-marine carbonate deposition that can be directly applied to the exploration for subsurface carbonate plays. These winds promote...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0029
EISBN: 9781565761384
... Fig. 8.— Perspective view of Caicos Platform looking ENE of physiographic map ( Wanless and Dravis, 1989 ) merged with 1990 Landsat TM image and draped onto DEM. Fig. 9.— Close-up perspective view of Ambergris Shoal looking West with 2004 Quickbird...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0047
EISBN: 9781565761384
... Abstract Modern analogs such as Caicos Platform can play an important role as conceptual facies models for characterization of a hydrocarbon reservoir, and also provide facies attribute information to be used as input in building reservoir models. In an attempt to gather...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0057
EISBN: 9781565761384
... Abstract Using Landsat 7 spectral data in conjunction with cluster analysis algorithms and field-collected sediment sample data, a surficial sediment texture map is created for the Caicos Platform. Cluster analysis utilizes statistical algorithms to group Landsat picture elements...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0075
EISBN: 9781565761384
... Fig. 1.— Location of Caicos Platform. The guidebook of Wanless and Dravis (1989) is the most thorough documentation of platform-wide Holocene and Pleistocene patterns of sedimentation on Caicos Platform. In that work, the authors summarized their research as well as much...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0105
EISBN: 9781565761384
... Abstract Reef-rimmed margins on carbonate platforms are notably heterogeneous. To explore along-strike changes of the north-western margin of Caicos Platform, B.W.I. (near Providenciales), a group of University of Miami and ExxonMobil personnel cooperatively collected field data, including...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0121
EISBN: 9781565761384
... Caicos sand samples were collected in May 2002 by H.R. Wanless and T.H. Manne. Samples were collected from agitated, bare bottom, shallow-marine environments around the Caicos Platform. Sample O1 is sourced from the middle of Mid Platform Shoal. Sample O1 contains 30-35...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0127
EISBN: 9781565761384
... Abstract Ambergris ooid shoal, on the southeastern Caicos platform, is an elongate, asymmetric, 20 km long spit-like feature to the west of Ambergris Cays. The purpose of this study is to describe the sedimentology and morphology of the Ambergris complex, commonly held as the type example...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22.0195
EISBN: 9781565761384
... on diagenesis to be utilized as conditioning data for these efforts. The Pleistocene deposits of the Caicos Platform afford an excellent opportunity to evaluate critical diagenetic geobody parameters, particularly with respect to early, meteoric diagenesis. On the Caicos Platform, meteoric diagenesis...
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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes, SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.2110/pec.08.22
EISBN: 9781565761384
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1997
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1997) 67 (1): 36–46.
... sediment and burrow fills dissected from the upper nearly equal 1-3 m of sediments at four sites on the Caicos Platform and in South Florida corroborates sedimentologic descriptions of rapid biogenic alteration of entire facies. Deep burrow networks are either progressively filled when vacated...