Geological feature:

Turbidite lobe deposits in a canyon-fill system

Seismic appearance:

Isolated and irregularly shaped sandstone pods

Alternative interpretations:

Mid-channel bars in a braided channel system

Features with similar appearance:

Alluvial fans


Lower Wilcox Group


Late Paleocene to Early Eocene


Shelf edge at the Central Gulf Coast Region of Texas

Seismic data:

Donated by a petroleum exploration company in Houston, Texas

Analysis tools:

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

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