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Preliminary catalog of the sedimentary basins of the United States

November 28, 2012

One hundred forty-four sedimentary basins (or groups of basins) in the United States (both onshore and offshore) are identified, located, and briefly described as part of a Geographic Information System (GIS) data base in support of the Geologic Carbon Dioxide Sequestration National Assessment Project (Brennan and others, 2010). This catalog of basins is designed to provide a check list and basic geologic framework for compiling more detailed geologic and reservoir engineering data for this project and other future investigations.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2012
Title Preliminary catalog of the sedimentary basins of the United States
DOI 10.3133/ofr20121111
Authors James L. Coleman, Steven M. Cahan
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Open-File Report
Series Number 2012-1111
Index ID ofr20121111
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Energy Resources Program