Accession Number:

ADA625837

Title:

Dynamic Controls on Sediment Accumulation Rates on the Northern Californian Shelf

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept.

Corporate Author:

DELAWARE UNIV LEWES COLL OF MARINE STUDIES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

The overall goal of this study is to illuminate links between short-term sedimentary processes and centennial-millennial timescale stratigraphy by quantifying sediment accumulation rates on the U.S. north Pacific shelf and relating observed sedimentation patterns to major hydrologic, oceanographic and tectonic gradients.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE