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Geological Evolution of Ocean Basins: Results from the Ocean Drilling Program

Product Code: SP131
Series: GSL Special Publications
Author/Editor: Edited by A. Cramp, C. J. McLeod, S. V. Lee and E. J. W.Jones
Publication Date: 22 April 1998
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Advances in the field of marine geoscience through the medium of deep-ocean drilling have been rapid. The papers in this volume reflect the excitement of findings from recent legs of the Ocean Drilling Program. The Book also provides invaluable syntheses of the vast quantity of drilling information collected over a period of more than 20 years. Together they provide a detailed picture of the evolution of the oceans since the late Mesozoic. The book is dedicated to Robert Kidd, who was Professor of Marine Geology at the University of Wales, Cardiff and was closely involved with both the planning and implementation of the Ocean Drilling Program strategy.

Type: Book
Ten Digit ISBN: 1-86239-003-7
Thirteen Digit ISBN: 978-1-86239-003-4
Publisher: GSL
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 336
Weight: 0.95 kg

Contents

Dedication • Introduction: Southern hemisphere palaeobathymetry • Southern hemisphere Miocene bottom water circulation: a palaeobathymetric analysis • A model of early to middle Miocene deep ocean circulation for the Atlantic and Indian oceans • Mid-Cretaceous radiolarian zonation for the North Atlantic - an example of oceanographically controlled evolutionary processes in the marine biosphere? • Low-latitude Plio-Pleistocene temporal abundance variations in the radiolarian • Cycladophora davisiana Ehrenberg: stratigraphic and palaeoceanographic significance • Intra-interglacial cold events: an Eemian-Holocene comparison • Two 30,000 year high-resolution grayvalue time-series from the Santa Barbara Basin and the Guaymas Basin • Equatorial Western Atlantic Ocean circulation changes linked to the Heinrich events: deep-sea evidence from the Amazon Fan • Timing of the late Quaternary Amazon Fan Complex mass-transport deposits • Mineralogy and geochemistry of Bay of Bengal deep sea fan sediments, ODP Leg 116: evidence for an Indian subcontinent contribution to distal fan sedimentation • Structure and tectonics of intermediate spread oceanic crust drilled at DSDP/ODP Holes 504B and 896A, Costa Rica Rift • Sediment accumulation rates from deep tow profiler records and DSDP Leg 70 cores over the Galapagos spreading centre • Sedimentary evidence relating to the tectonic evolution of the Lau Basin, SW Pacific, from ODP Sites 834-839 (ODP Leg 135) • Hydrothermal inputs at ODP Sites 836,837,838 and 839 in relation to Eastern Lau Spreading Centre propagation in the Lau Basin, southwest Pacific • Collision-related break up of a carbonate platform (Eratosthenes Seamount) and mud volcanism on the Mediterranean Ridge: preliminary synthesis and implications of tectonic results of ODP Leg 160 in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea • Rare earth element anomalies in the Nankai Accretionary Prism, Japan • Application of FMS images in the Ocean Drilling Program: an overview • A statistical study of hydraulic piston coring, ODP Legs 101-149 • Index

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