Gregor P. Eberli

Chairman and Professor of Marine Geology and Geophysics 

Biography

Ph.D., ETH Zurich, 1985

Research Interests

Seismic stratigraphy, carbonate platform evolution and architecture, basin analysis, petrophysics of carbonates
Comparative Sedimentology Laboratory 
Petrophysics Laboratory

Courses Taught


Facies Models and Basin Analysis, MGG 672 
Comparative Sedimentology, MGG 662
Sedimentation, MGG 511

Recent Publications

 

2004 Eberli, G.P., Massaferro, J.L., Sarg, J.F., Introduction  - Seismic Images of Carbonate Reservoirs and Systems. In Eberli, G.P., Massaferro, J.L., Sarg, J.F. (eds.) Seismic Imaging of Carbonate Reservoirs and Systems, AAPG Memoir 81, p. 1-9.

 

2004 Eberli, G.P., Anselmetti, F.S., Betzler, C. Van Konijnenburg, J.-H., and Bernoulli, D., Carbonate platform to basin transition on seismic data and in outcrop – Great Bahama Bank and the Maiella platform, Italy. In Eberli, G.P., Massaferro, J.L., Sarg, J.F. (eds.) Seismic Imaging of Carbonate Reservoirs and Systems, AAPG Memoir 81, p. 207-250.

 

2004 Melim, L. A., Swart, P.K., and Eberli G.P., Mixing-zone diagenesis in the subsurface of Florida and the Bahamas: Implications for mixing-zone diagenetic models. Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 74/6, p. 904-913.

 

2004 Grammer,  G. M., Harris, P. M., and Eberli, G. P., Integration of Outcrop and Modern analogs in reservoir modeling: Overview  with examples from the Bahamas. In: Grammer, G. M., Harris, P. M., and Eberli, G. P. (eds.), Integration of Outcrop and Modern Analogs in Reservoir Modeling. AAPG Memoir 80, p. 1-22.

 

2004 Schwab, A.M., Van Buchem, F.S.P. and Eberli, G.P., Integration of high-resolution outcrop and subsurface data to enhance interpretation of low-resolution seismic data in the Upper Devonian (Frasnian) carbonate system in western Canada. In: Grammer, G. M., Harris, P. M., and Eberli, G. P. (eds.), Integration of Outcrop and Modern Analogs in Reservoir Modeling. AAPG Memoir 80, p. 261-278.

 

2004 Smith, L. B., Eberli, G. P. and Sonnenfeld, M.D., Sequence stratigraphic and paleogeographic distribution of reservoir-quality dolomite, Madison Formation, Wyoming and Montana submitted to Grammer, G. M., Harris, P. M., and Eberli, G. P. (eds.), Integration of Outcrop and Modern Analogs in Reservoir Modeling. AAPG Memoir 80, p. 67-92.

 

2004 Westphal, H., Eberli, G.P., Smith, L.B., and Grammer, G.M., Reservoir characterization of the Mississippian Madison Formation, Wind River Basin, Wyoming. AAPG Bulletin, v. 88, p. 405-432.

 

2003 Eberli, G.P., Baechle, G.T., Anselmetti, F.S., and Incze M., L., Factors controlling elastic properties in carbonate sediments and rocks. Leading Edge, v. 22, p. 654-660.

2003 Smith, L. B., Eberli, G. P., Masaferro, J.L., and Al-Dhahab, S., Discrimination of effective from ineffective porosity in heterogeneous Cretaceous carbonates, Al Ghubar, Oman. AAPG Bulletin, v. 87, p. 1509-1529.

2002, Eberli, G.P., Anselmetti, F.S., Kroon, D., Sato, T., Wright, J.D., The chronostratigraphic significance of seismic reflections along the Bahamas Transect, Marine Geology, v. 185, issues 1-2, p. 1-17.

2002, Whalen, M.T., Day, J., Eberli, G.P., and Homewood, P.W., Microbial carbonates as indicators of environmental change and biotic crises in carbonate systems: examples from the Upper Devonian, Alberta basin, Canada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology v.181, p. 127-151.

2002, Masaferro, J.L., Poblet, J., Bulnes, M., Eberli, G.P., Episodic folding inferred from syntectonic carbonate sedimentation: the Santaren anticline, Bahamas foreland. Sedimentary Geology, v. 146, p. 11-24.

2002, Melim, L.A., Westphal, H., Swart, P.K., Eberli, G.P., and Munnecke, A., Questioning carbonate diagenetic paradigms: evidence from the Neogene in the Bahamas. Marine Geology, v. 185, issues 1-2, p. 27-53.

2002, Reijmer, J.G., Betzler, C., Tiedemann, R., Kroon, D., and Eberli, G.P., Bahamian carbonate platform development in response to sea level changes and the closure of the Isthmus of Panama. International Journal of Earth Sciences - Geologische Rundschau, v. 91, p. 482-489.

2001, Eberli, G.P., Anselmetti, F.S., Kenter, J.A.M., McNeill, D.F., Ginsburg R.N., Swart, P.K. and Melim, L.A., Calibration of seismic sequence stratigraphy with cores and logs. SEPM Special Publication v. 70, p. 241-266. 

2001, Anselmetti, F. S. and Eberli, G.P., Sonic velocity in carbonates - a combined product of depositional lithology and diagenetic alterations. SEPM Special Publication v. 70, p. 193-216. 

2001, McNeill, D. F., Eberli, G.P., Lidz, B.H., Swart, P.K. Kenter, J.A.M., Chronostratigaphy of prograding carbonate platform margins: A record of dynamic slope sedimentation, Western Great Bahama Bank. SEPM Spec. Publ. 70, pp. 101-134. 

2001, Grammer, G.M., Harris, P.M., and Eberli, G.P., Carbonate platforms: exploration - and production-scale insight from modern analogs in the Bahamas. Leading Edge, v. 20/3, p. 252-261 

2001, Melim, L.A., Anselmetti, F. S. and Eberli, G.P., The importance of pore type on permeability of Neogene carbonates, Great Bahama Bank. SEPM Special Publication v. 70, p. 217-240. 

2000, Swart, P.K., Eberli, G.P., Malone, M.J., and Sarg, J.K., (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results: 166: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program) 

2000, Eberli, G.P., The record of Neogene sea-level changes in the prograding carbonates along the Bahamas Transect - Leg 166 synthesis. In: Swart, P.K., et al., (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results: 166: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), p. 167-177. 

2000, Anselmetti, F. S. Eberli, G.P., and Ding, Z.-D., From the Great Bahama Bank into the Straits of Florida: A margin architecture controlled by sea level fluctuations and ocean currents. GSA Bulletin, v. 112, p. 829-844 

2000, Whalen, M.T., Eberli, G.P., Van Buchem, F. S. P., and Mountjoy, E., and Homewood, P.W., Bypass margins, basin restricted wedges, and platform-to-basin correlation, Upper Devonian, Canadian Rocky Mountains: implications for sequence stratigraphy of carbonate platforms. Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 70, p. 913-936. 

2000, Homewood, P.W. and Eberli, G.P. (eds.), Genetic Stratigraphy on the Exploration and Production Scales: Case Studies from the Pennsylvanian of the Paradox Basin and the Upper Devonian of Alberta. Bull. Centr Rech. Elf Explor. Prod. Memoir v. 24, 290pp. 

2000, Eberli, G.P., Schwab, A.M., and Grammer, G.M., Anatomy of Ismay algal mound fields - a comparison of outcrop and 3-D seismic data, Paradox Basin, U.S.A. Bull. Centr Rech. Elf Explor. Prod. Memoir v. 24, p. 93-107. 

2000, Grammer, G. M., Eberli, G.P., Van Buchem, F. S. P., Stevenson, G. M., and Homewood, P., Application of high resolution sequence stratigraphy in developing an exploration and production strategy for a mixed carbonate/siliciclastic system (Carboniferous) Paradox Basin, U.S.A. Bull. Centr Rech. Elf Explor. Prod. Memoir v. 24, p. 29-68. 

2000, Melim, L.A., Eberli, G.P., Walgenwitz, F., Diagenesis of the Miette Buildup, Devonian, Canada: Fabrics and variability. Bull. Centr Rech. Elf Explor. Prod. Memoir v. 24, p. 269-287. 

2000, Whalen, M.T., Eberli, G.P., Van Buchem, F. S. P., and Mountjoy, E., Facies models and architecture of upper carbonate platforms, Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Bull. Centr Rech. Elf Explor. Prod. Memoir v. 24, p. 139-175. 

2000, Schwab, A.M., and Eberli, G.P., Synthetic seismic model of the Miette buildup margin and a comparison to subsurface seismic data of the Redwater Reef margin. Bull. Centr Rech. Elf Explor. Prod. Memoir v. 24,, p. 203-222. 

1999, Betzler, C., Reijmer, J.J., Bernet, K.H., Eberli, G.P., and Anselmetti, F.S., Sedimentary variations in space and time along the leeward flank of Great Bahama Bank (ODP Leg 166). Sedimentology, v. 46, 1127-1145. 

1999, Anselmetti, F. S., and Eberli, G.P., The velocity-deviation log: a tool to predict pore type and permeability trends in carbonate drill holes from sonic and porosity or density logs. AAPG Bulletin, v. 83/3, p. 450-466. 

1999, Masaferro, J. and Eberli, G.P., Jurassic-Cenozoic structural evolution of southern Great Bahama Bank, southern Bahamas, In: P. Mann (ed.) " Caribbean Basins, Sedimentary Basins of the World, 4", Elsevier, Amsterdam, p. 167-193. 

1998, Anselmetti, F. S., Lüthi, and Eberli. G.P., Quantitative characterization of carbonate porosity by digital image analyses. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 82/10,p. 1815-1836. 

Contact


Prof. Gregor P. Eberli 
RSMAS/MGG 
University of Miami 
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway 
Miami, FL 33149 

Telephone: (305) 421-4678 
geberli@rsmas.miami.edu

 

Last Revised: August 19th, 2005