Team Member

Ben Daniels

Ph.D. Candidate
University of Calgary

Topic: Longitudinal Variation in Slope Channel Fill, Internal Architecture, and Stacking Patterns


Research Topic 

  • Longitudinal variations in submarine channel stacking and internal architecture, Figueroa Clinoform System --- download Ben's AAPG 2014 poster for more information: All three poster panels in a single pdf file.
  • M.Sc. Thesis: "Downslope Characterization of Channel Fill and Stratigraphic Architecture along an Ancient Basin Margin, Tres Pasos Formation, southern Chile" [PDF] [PPT]

Publications and Presentations

Daniels, B.G., Hubbard, S.M., Jackson, A.A., Stright, L., Romans, B., Auchter, N.C., 2015, Constructing a seismic-scale 3-D geo-model of stacked slope channel deposits grounded in high-resolution outcrop observations, Magallanes Basin, Chile: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Denver. 

Auchter, N.C., Romans, B., Hubbard, S.M., Stright, L., Daniels, B.G., 2015, Outcrop example of intrastratal slope deformation controlled by depositional architecture, Tres Pasos Formation, Magallanes Basin, Chile: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Denver. (Oral Presentation) - powerpoint is already on website

Auchter, N.C., Romans, B., Hubbard, S.M., Daniels, B.G., Reimchen, A.P., Jackson, A., Stright, L., 2014, Multi-phase submarine channel-fill history recorded by stratigraphic architectures in outcropping slope-channel deposits, Tres Pasos Formation, southern Chile: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco. (Poster Presentation) - Neal has the digital version of this poster

Daniels, B.G., Hubbard, S.M., Auchter, N.C., Romans, B.W., Pemberton, E.A.L., Reimchen, A.P., Jackson, A.A., Stright, L., 2014, Deep-water sediment transfer via slope channels as reflected in outcropping Cretaceous strata of the Andean Cordillera, southern Chile: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Vancouver. 

Daniels, B.G., Hubbard, S.M., Romans, B.W., Stright, L., and Reimchen, A.P., 2014, Downslope variations in slope channel body stacking patterns in outcrop, Magallanes foreland basin, Chile. CSPG Annual Convention, Calgary.

Daniels, B.G., Macauley, R.V., Fletcher, S.D.T., Jackson, A., Stright, L., Romans, B.W., and Hubbard, S.M., 2013, Quantifying slope intra-channel facies architecture from outcrop. AAPG Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh.

Daniels, B.G., Hubbard, S.M., Stright, L., Romans, B.W., Fletcher, S.D.T., Reimchen, A.P., and Auchter, N.C., 2014, Longitudinal channel architecture and facies variability along an eight kilometer long downslope transect of a high-relief clinoform, Tres Pasos Formation, Chile. AAPG Annual Meeting, Houston.

Reimchen, A.P., Hubbard, S.M., Daniels, B.G., Romans, B.W., and Stright, L., 2014, Comparison of slope channel deposits from the shelf edge to lower slope: evidence for changes in erosion, sediment transfer, and deposition (Magallanes Basin, Chile). CSPG Annual Convention, Calgary.

Auchter, N.C., Romans, B.W., Hubbard, S.M., Stright, L., Reimchen, A.P., and Daniels, B.G., 2014, Slope evolution revealed by analysis of sandstone body architecture, Tres Pasos Formation at Cerro Mirador, Chile. AAPG Annual Meeting, Houston.

Reimchen, A.P., Hubbard, S.M., Auchter, N.C., Daniels, B.G., Jackson, A., Stright, L., and Romans, B.W., 2014, The record of sediment transfer on deep-water slopes: Characterization of an aggradational channel complex 25 km from the shelf edge, Tres Pasos Formation, Chile. AAPG Annual Meeting, Houston.

Previous degrees:

M.Sc. (University of Calgary)
B.Sc. (University of Waterloo)

Little known fact:

An early mentor was David Piper, marine geologist.