Team Member

Ben Daniels

Ph.D. Candidate (Completed)
Imperial Oil, 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. Poster PDF
  • 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) Poster PDF
  • 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 Poster PDF
  • 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. Poster PDF
  • 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. Presentation PPT
  • 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. Presentation PPT
  • 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. Poster PDF
  • 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. Presentation PPT
  • 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. Poster PDF
  • 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. Poster PDF

Previous degrees:

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

Little known fact:

An early mentor was David Piper, marine geologist.