Discussion on Criterion for Recognizing Sandy Mass-transport Deposits: Deep-lacustrine Massive Sandstone—A Case Study of the Yanchang Formation (Upper Triassic), Ordos Basin


Numerous examples of sandy mass-transport deposits (SMTDs) in deep-marine and deep-lacustrine environments have been documented by researchers worldwide in recent years. However, no accepted criteria exist to identify the... [ view full abstract ]


  1. xiangbo li (PetroChina Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development - Northwest, Lanzhou)
  2. jing wang (Northwest Branch,Research Institute of PetroChina Exploration&Development)

Topic Areas

Topics: Turbidites and deep marine systems , Topics: Lacustrine sedimentation , Topics: The frontiers of sedimentology


MS16 » Turbidite and deep sea deposits III (14:30 - Wednesday, 25th May, KARAM 2)

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