IJG  Vol.5 No.2 , February 2014
A Computer-Assisted Method for Depositional Model Determination
ABSTRACT

A software has been developed to overcome the difficulties related to depositional model determination in Geosciences. The implemented methods, Walker, Harper and Turk methods, based on Markov process and Markov chain analysis, have been used in a case study. The results of the analysis are consistent with previous works. The analysis shows also that the results are accurate and do not rely on the used method. Therefore, the obtained depositional sequence is suitable to build a depositional model on which reliable sequence stratigraphic studies can be based.


Cite this paper
Ndiaye, M. , Davaud, E. and Jorry, S. (2014) A Computer-Assisted Method for Depositional Model Determination. International Journal of Geosciences, 5, 178-183. doi: 10.4236/ijg.2014.52019.
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