Atlas of Bedforms in the Western Mediterranean by Jorge Guillén, Juan Acosta, Francesco Latino Chiocci, Albert

By Jorge Guillén, Juan Acosta, Francesco Latino Chiocci, Albert Palanques

This atlas illustrates the features of present-day bedforms, from the coastline to deep-sea environments, and it is usually brief studies of the most mechanisms that generate such bedforms. The atlas is geared toward the examine neighborhood, as well as scholars, the general public at huge and corporations with pursuits within the marine surroundings. The booklet is split into seven sections composed of a couple of brief chapters: 1) bedform research and the most actual techniques, 2) bedforms within the coastal quarter, three) bedforms on prodeltas and taken care of bedforms, four) bedforms at the continental shelf, five) bedforms and benthos, 6) bedforms in submarine canyons and seven) slope and deep-sea bedforms. This atlas deals a accomplished, notwithstanding now not exhaustive, view of the range of bedforms and linked methods and of the morphological and temporal scales within the enclosed tideless western Mediterranean Sea.

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Es © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017 J. Guillén et al. 1007/978-3-319-33940-5_7 Á Sediment waves Á Sedimentary furrows mid-latitude and tropical margins (Killworth 1983; Ivanov et al. 2004). DSWC is a specific type of buoyancy-driven current, in which dense water formed by cooling, evaporation or freezing in the surface layer over the continental shelf descends down the continental slope to greater depths. The general DSWC concept was formulated by Nansen (1906), who made the first direct measurements over the Rockall Bank in the North Atlantic Ocean (Nansen 1913).

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