High-resolution outcrop studies are becoming an increasingly important tool in building reservoir architectural models (Slatt, 2000). By providing attributes of strata in both the lateral and vertical directions, outcrop studies can help constrain reservoir characterization models (e.g., identify seals or barriers to fluid flow).

Outcrop exposures, at best, are limited in their extent. Boreholes, even when they are spaced tightly together, may yield an inaccurate picture of sedimentary features. Because the type and scale of information important to hydrocarbon production can be beneath the resolution of 3D seismic data, there is a need for a geophysical method that yields a...

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