1 edition of Benthic ecology and sedimentation of the south Atlantic continental platform found in the catalog.
Benthic ecology and sedimentation of the south Atlantic continental platform
Papers presented at the Seminar on Benthic Ecology and Sedimentation Geology, 9-12 May 1978 in Montevideo.
|Statement||organized by Unesco in Montevideo, Uruguay, 9-12 May 1978.|
|Series||Unesco reports in marine science ;, 3|
|Contributions||Unesco., Seminar on Benthic Ecology and Sedimentation Geology (1978 : Montevideo, Uruguay)|
|LC Classifications||QH93.6 .B46|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||28 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||28|
|LC Control Number||81179666|
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Publication date ISBN (pbk.): (Aug.) (Canada) (Canada). The economic value of marine sediments increases daily, reflected in the text with a new emphasis on pollution, climate change, conservation, and management. This accessible textbook is suitable for both advanced undergraduate and graduate students who have had a general ecology course, but no further training in benthic ecology.
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Fjords along the. Ocean basin - Ocean basin - Deep-sea sediments: The ocean basin floor is everywhere covered by sediments of different types and origins. The only exception are the crests of the spreading centres where new ocean floor has not existed long enough to accumulate a sediment cover.
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We show that an extreme change in sedimentation rate (a prolonged and widespread Upper Cretaceous sedimentary hiatus in the North Atlantic) had a major, detrimental impact on the taphonomy and δ 18 O of benthic foraminiferal calcite from underlying mid‐Cretaceous (nannofossil biozone NC10, ∼99 Ma ago) strata at multiple by: Edward S.
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lower. Most marine fish have cellular fluids with. benthic fauna, but the patterns that are observed are different for different benthic groups, requiring careful consideration as to their use in biological monitoring procedures.
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