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CO 18 Road map today Chap. 5, Marine Seds. Thurs. Fall Break - yeah! Tuesday Chap. 5, Marine Seds. Thurs. Hour test #2 - rats!
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How are marine sediments studied? How are marine sediments sampled? Origins of marine sediments? Why study marine sediments?
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How are marine sediments studied?
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Fig. 18.4 Surface features (bathymetry) vs sediment thickness
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Seismic reflection profiling (sediment thickness) Igneous “basement”
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Sediment thickness (time) Igneous “basement” Igneous “basement”
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Young pillow lavas - Mid-Ocean Ridge basalts - MORBs - with light dusting of sediment.
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Sediment ponding with distance (age) from ridge crest Igneous “basement”
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Unformatted text preview: Igneous basement Igneous basement Seismic reflection profiles Further out, sediment covers original igneous basement rocks Igneous basement Igneous basement Seismic reflection profiles Fig. 18.13 Seismic reflection profiles Fig. 18.25ab Igneous basement Oceanic lithosphere How are marine sediments sampled? Piston coring Fig. 18.1 Ocean Drilling Program JOIDES Resolution IODP: D/V Chikyu http://www-odp.tamu.edu/drillship/index.html Ocean Drilling Program JOIDES Resolution Core repositories (libraries) Origins of marine sediments? * Why study marine sediments? *...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course MSCI 101 taught by Professor Douglas during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.

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