Paleobathymetric Map

FAQ: How do I target a reservoir in the correct paleobathymetry utilizing Benthic Foraminifera?

Paleontologists (especially micropaleontologists specializing in foraminifera) are often asked how we can interpret water depth from benthic foram species and assemblages. In short, “Benthic foraminifera are environmentally controlled ‘facies fossils’ and their tops frequently coincide with abrupt environmental (and sometimes lithological) changes associated with facies changes.” (Lowman, 1949 pp. 1975-1983). Read more…

In the Lab - Paleo Data Inc.

FAQ: Who is looking at samples on my well?

Paleo Data Inc. takes a team approach with assigned team leaders for each project. Through research, in-house taxonomic workshops, sighting confirmations and a structured mentoring program, we biostratigraphers strive for consistency in taxonomic nomenclature and criteria. Ongoing internal discussions of observations among biostratigraphers during sample examinations promote interpretational consistency and accurate integration of nannofossil and Read more…