T>Map Online Course
The lectures and workshops below illustrate how to use T>Map's extensive set of capabilities for simulating and visualizing sandstone and siltstone rock properties over map surfaces.
T>Map's User Guide (also available via the T>Map Help menu) is an additional important source of information about the system.
Overview and Data Import
Overview of T>Map capabilities and workflow with particular focus on prerequisite data needed for T>Map studies including burial history information and Touchstone run configurations.
Create a T>Map project and load data needed to create a run. See how to generate TCF files using Touchstone and create mapstack xml files using maps generated by a basin / petroleum systems model. Define wells and pseudowells and take a quick look at the user guide.
Discussion of how to create and simulate T>Map runs and an overview of how to visualize and export data from runs.
Create and simulate runs, visualize results, and export data for wells, prospects, and selected points. This workshop uses the end result of Workshop 1 as a starting point.
Areas of Interest
Discussion of how "areas of interest" may be used in T>Map to consider spatial distributions of sandstone/siltstone petrofacies or limit simulations to specific subregions.
Review of T>Map's interpolation facility, which can be used to significantly reduce simulation times. Topics include how the system selects "control points" where rigorous simulations are made in addition to the interpolation methodology.
More Animator Features
The latter portion of Lecture 1 provides an overview of the T>Map Animator utility.
Use various capabilities of the Animator utility that have not been covered in earlier portions of the course including creating animations of simulation results through geologic time, making statistics/time plots, creating "stop light" maps, and exporting publication quality graphics. This workshop is independent of the other workshops.