Using a Near-Bed Sediment Flux Sensor to Measure Wave Formed Bedform Migration and Formation Processes and Sonar Observation of Mine Burial
WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MA
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Our research program focuses on identifying and quantifying sediment erosion, transport, and deposition processes on the continental shelf through state of the art observational techniques in both fine grained and sandy environments. In sandy environments our goal is to understand the detailed interactions and feedbacks between hydrodynamics, bedforms, and the resulting sand transport. In fine grained environments we have been investigating the role fluid mud flows as a depositional mechanism in areas with high deposition rates.
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
- Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
- Acoustic Detection and Detectors
- Ammunition and Explosives