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normal fault study - Inner Moray Firth Scene

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Interpretations: 1
Date Created: 2015-01-28

Detail of a fault zone imaged in the Inner Moray Firth dataset from Fugro. The scene is approximately 1200msec by about 2 km wide.



Interpretations related to this Scene

Architecture and image characteristics of a normal fault - Inner Moray Firth Interpretation

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Date Created: 2015-01-28

These interpretations display a correlation of units across the fault zone - which has synthetic splays and an offset relay structure at depth. The growth strata are chiefly of upper Jurassic in age - with the deepest identified unit par of the middle Jurassic (locally) pre-rift stratigraphy. The annotations identify some "typical" characteristics of faults imaged in 2D seismic data. ...



Details:

  • Scene Administrator:
    • Rob Butler
  • VSA Author:
    • Rob Butler

Geological Context

Plate Settings and Margins
Continental

Tectonics
Rifts

Basin Setting
Continental Rifts

Geographic Context

Physical Geography
Shallow Seas, Gulfs

Political Geography
United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Geophysics

Data Presentation
Vertical Scale - Time

Image Type
Vertical Profile