• Geological feature:

    Turbidite lobe deposits in a canyon-fill system

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  • Seismic appearance:

    Isolated and irregularly shaped sandstone pods

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  • Alternative interpretations:

    Mid-channel bars in a braided channel system

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  • Features with similar appearance:

    Alluvial fans

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  • Formation:

    Lower Wilcox Group

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  • Age:

    Late Paleocene to Early Eocene

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  • Location:

    Shelf edge at the Central Gulf Coast Region of Texas

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  • Seismic data:

    Donated by a petroleum exploration company in Houston, Texas

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  • Analysis tools:

    Seismic attributes such as instantaneous phase, root-mean-square amplitude, and spectral decomposition

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