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Stanford MS and PhD theses


Armitage, D.A.
High-resolution architectural evolution of depositional elements in deep-marine slope environments: The Quaternary Niger Delta slope, Quaternary southwest Grand Banks slope, Canada, and Cretaceous Tres Pasos Formation, Chile
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 184 p.

Temeng, A.F.
Distributary channel development of the Newport submarine canyon-channel system, southern California Borderland
M.S. thesis, Stanford University, 72 p.


Covault, J.A.
Development of turbidite architecture on tectonically active continental margins: Multiscale investigation of the Quaternary California Borderland, Tertiary Molasse Basin, Austria, and Cretaceous Magallanes Basin, Chile
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 261 p.

Romans, B.W.
Controls on distribution, timing, and evolution of turbidite systems in tectonically active settings: The Cretaceous Tres Pasos Formation, southern Chile, and the Holocene Santa Monica Basin, California
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 281 p.


Zhu, M.
Offshore Red River Fault and slope sediments in northern South China Sea: Implications for Paleoceanography and uplift of the Tibet Plateau
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 202 p.


Hubbard, S.M.
Deep-water foreland basin axial channels and associated sediment gravity flow deposits, Oligocene Molasse Basin, Upper Austria, and Cretaceous Magallanes Basin, Chile
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 216 p.

Stright, L.
Coupled Geological Modeling and History Matching of Fine-Scale Curvilinear Flow Barriers and Large Scale Facies Bodies
M.S. thesis, Stanford University, 94 p.


Duerichen, E.T.
Sedimentology and architecture of Upper Eocene deep-water deposits, Talara Basin, NW Peru
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 186 p.


Crane, W.
Depositional history of the Upper Cretaceous Cerro Toro Formation, Silla Syncline, Magallanes Basin, Chile
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 276 p.

Fildani, A.
Analysis of two arc-associated basins and onset of their deep-water stages: Magallanes Basin, Chile, and Talara Basin, Peru
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 326 p.

Shultz, M.
Stratigraphic architecture of two deep-water depositional systems: The Tres Pasos formation, Chilean Patagonia, and the Stevens Sandstone, Elk Hills
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 284 p.


Adeogba, A.
Architecture and depositional controls of deep-water deposits as imaged by near-surface 3-D seismic data, Niger Delta, Nigeria
M.S. thesis, Stanford University, 71 p.


Felix, M.
Two-dimensional turbidity current model
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 193 p.

Sylvester, Z.
Facies, architecture, and bed-thickness structure of turbidite systems: Examples from the East Carpathian flysch, Romania, and the Great Valley Group, California
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 294 p.


Avseth, P.
Combining rock physics and sedimentology for seismic reservoir characterization of North Sea turbidite systems
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 181 p.


Hickson, T.
A study of deep-water deposition: Constraints on the sedimentation mechanics of slurry flows and high concentration turbidity currents, and the facies architecture of a conglomeratic channel-overbank system
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 470 p.


Anderson, K.S.
Facies architecture of two Paleogene structurally-controlled turbidite systems, central California
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 391 p.

Mason, E.
Internal facies architecture of a sand-rich, deep-water depositional system: The Rocks Sandstone, Reliz Canyon Formation, northern Santa Lucia Range, Monterey County, California
M.S. thesis, Stanford University, 100 p.

Stites, N.P.
Rock physics, sedimentology and petrography of a turbidity current deposit: An interdisciplinary approach
M.S. report, Stanford University, 48 p.


Williams, T.A.
Basin-fill architecture and forearc tectonics, Cretaceous Great Valley Group, Sacramento basin, northern California
Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 412 p.