Table 1.

Compiled physical and grain-size data from the Gulf of Cadiz, Martinique and the Gulf of Mexico

AreaSampleOriginal depth (mbsf)Sand (%)Silt (%)Clay (%)Texture class*ϕ0Cck0
Alentejo BasinSdG-01_1901.94.9357.3637.71E-III0.690.521.57 × 10−8
SdG-01_1871.83.5762.5833.85E-III0.760.502.45 × 10−8
SdG-03_1441.40.769.8929.41E-III0.740.485.25 × 10−8
SdG-03_1371.31.6670.3228.28E-III0.770.626.22 × 10−8
SdG-02_2072.08.4966.2325.28D-III0.720.452.31 × 10−8
SdG-02_1021.00.2461.2538.51E-III0.780.657.87 × 10−8
Ursa Basin308_1322_B2_H38.0057.842.2E-III0.770.925.70 × 10−10
308_1322_B4_H124.006832E-III0.710.571.12 × 10−8
308_1322_B7_H254.08.262.229.6D-III0.660.413.48 × 10−8
308_1322_B13_H2111.0068.131.9E-III0.560.231.06 × 10−8
308_1322_B17_H2144.0061.6938.4E-III0.590.253.08 × 10−8
308_1322_B26_H2212.00.6373.3726E-III0.520.224.41 × 10−8
308_1324_B2_H38.02.6572.424.4E-II0.710.582.32 × 10−8
308_1324_C1_H557.0074.325.7E-III0.630.358.87 × 10−9
308_1324_C2_H2103.0079.820.2E-II0.610.285.70 × 10−10
Grenada Basin340-1399B_4H430.510.575.813.7D-II0.780.691.55 × 10−9
340-1399B_6H346.53.976.120.1E-II0.790.751.32 × 10−9
340-1399B_19H3138.95.883.111.1D-II0.770.671.41 × 10−9
  • ϕ0, initial porosity; Cc, compression index; k0, initial hydraulic conductivity (m s−1).

  • *Flemming (2000).