Chapter 1 - Fluvial Architecture
This series of chapters is designed for geoscientists in their first few years of working in the industry, or those wanting to brush up on a range of applied geological and reservoir knowledge. The eBook will begin by covering fluvial architecture and processes from an applied perspective, followed by common pitfalls of geomodelling across several workflows, geology for reservoir engineers, and more.
Overbank fines – FF
These elements are the sedimentary expression of vertically aggrading flood basins, in which suspension settling from subaerial unconfined flows is the dominant process; bedload deposition of mud aggregates on the floodplain can also produce fine-grained floodplain units.
These elements are usually tabular or prismatic fine-grained bodies in which laterally persistent depositional increments tend to be vertically stacked and bounded by planar surfaces, demonstrating an overall aggradational character; pedogenic alteration is relatively common (Colombera et al., 2013 and references therein).