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The laboratory work to the dynamics of turbidity currents, outlined in this volume, is the first experimental investigation of the nature of downslape gravity-driven currents of suspended sediments which are reflected/ deflected against obstacles such as seamounts oceanfloor slopes. Scientists and researchers working on the interpretation and understanding of features occurring in sequence stratigraphic sections will find useful clues.


Fluid Dynamics Fluiddynamik Laboratory Experiments Laborexperimente Ocean Sediment Sequence Stratigraphy Sequenzstratigraphie Trübströme Turbidite Turbidity Currents

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag 1993
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
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  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-56123-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-47475-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0930-0317
  • Series Online ISSN 1613-2580
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