120131-T-DeepSeaSed-Terrigenous-A.R

120131-T-DeepSeaSed-Terrigenous-A.R - 2/12/12! Consilience...

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Unformatted text preview: 2/12/12! Consilience unity of knowledge; confluence of knowledge and understanding In 1968, the following observations were "known" In 1968, the following observations were "known" 1! 2/12/12! 4800 4800 Water Depth Water Depth 2! 2/12/12! Water Depth Water Depth Better estimate of M.O.R. 3! 2/12/12! 1000 km 42 million years 1000 km 42 million years How many cm per year? 1000 m 62 million years 4! 2/12/12! How many cm per year? cm/1000 years? 1000 m 62 million years Terrigenous material to the ocean: How does it get there? Pre-Katrina 5! 2/12/12! Point Source of sediment Which rivers? How much sediment? END Tuesday, January 31, 2012 6! ...
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