The course provides a detailed look at carbonate rocks and the sediments that make up these rocks, and examines concepts and models of diagenetic changes in carbonates.
Individuals in sedimentary geology and petroleum geology who are currently involved in development or exploration of carbonate reservoirs e.g. geologists, geophysicists, drilling engineers, reservoir engineers
Textural carbonate classificationMain constituents of carbonate rocks.
Carbonate production and origin of carbonate sediments;carbonate depositional settings and facies architecture
Sedimentary processes and deposits;inner shelf, shelf margin, platform slope and basin depositional settings.Ancient and modern examples
Processes and productsEarly and burial diagenesisCement recognitionDolomitization processesMain dolostone textures
Primary and secondary Porosity in Carbonate rocks.Fabric selective and not fabric selective porosityIntercrystalline porosity (dolostone)
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