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1 Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 1 Chapter 4 The Sea Floor and Its Sediments Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 2 Bathymetry Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 3 Ridge & Rise System Trenches
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2 Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 4 Ocean Basins Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 5 Main Topographic Features Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 6 Ocean Basin Floor features The abyssal hill is probably the most common geographic feature on Earth!
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3 Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 7 Continental Margin Profile Distribution of Continental Shelves Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 8 Features of the slope Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 9
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4 Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 10 Principal Sediment Types
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Unformatted text preview: Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 11 Calcareous ooze Siliceous ooze Biogenous oozes Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 12 Calcite Compensation Depth (CCD) 5 Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 13 Haze Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 14 Classification by deposition area Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 15 Sedimentation rates • Sedimentation rates are calculated using Stokes’ law • sedimentation rate in cm s-1 • r is the radius expressed in cm • constant has unit cm-1 s-1 V cm s-1 = 2.62 * 10 4 * r 2 There is a handout on how to calculate sedimentation rates on the web site! (ECR on home page)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MARN 171 taught by Professor Skoog during the Spring '08 term at UConn.

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