OCE 1-4

OCE 1-4 - 2. Biogenous sediment is made by plants and...

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Nansen Bottle Sampling the Oceans Grab Sampler Dredge
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Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) Submersibles (e.g. R.V. Alvin) Seismic Images
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Echo Sounding Multibeam or Side Scan Sonar
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TOPEX/POSEIDON 1992 SEASTAR W/ SEAWIFS (SEA viewing Wide Field of view Sensor) 1997
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Oceanographic Institutions Musee Oceanographique WHOI Scripps
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Heezan and Tharp, 1983
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Hydrothermal vents
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Cold Seeps
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1. Lithogenous sediment, mostly sand sized and smaller. Primarily made of quartz and clay minerals.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Biogenous sediment is made by plants and animals. Two types, calcareous and siliceous 3. Hydrogenous sediments include phosphorites, salts and manganese nodules Ocean bottom sediment map. Lithogenous areas are mauve, biogenous areas are purple and brown (purple = siliceous ooze, brown = calcareous ooze), and hydrogenous areas are blue. Sediments are important for marine history. To study history we use sediment cores....
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