Oligocene, Gulf Coast, Gulf of Mexico (04)

Comments on Geologic Parameters

04 Net Sand Thickness:

Net sand was digitized from three stratigraphic intervals (upper, middle, and lower) as defined by Galloway and others (1982), gridded in coarse 5-km cells (c4frio), and the three layers summed to produce gridded cumulative net sand.

04 Map:


04 Reference:

Galloway, W. H., Hobday, D. K., and Magara, Kinji, 1982, Frio Formation of the Texas Gulf Coast Basin—depositional systems, structural framework, hydrocarbon origin, migration, distribution, and exploration potential: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Report of Investigations No. 122, 78 p.

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