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Margin Building — Regulating Processes

  • L. ThomsenEmail author
  • T. van Weering
  • P. Blondel
  • R. Lampitt
  • F. Lamy
  • N. McCave
  • S. McPhail
  • J. Mienert
  • R. Neves
  • L. d’Ozouville
  • D. Ristow
  • C. Waldmann
  • R. Wollast
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Abstract

Processes at the ocean margins are described and the importance of sedimentary settings, the carbon cycle, the benthic boundary layer, canyons and mass movements is discussed. Mayor outstanding problems are formulated and new enabling technologies are demonstrated.

Keywords

Continental Margin Internal Wave Particulate Organic Carbon Continental Slope Slope Failure 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Thomsen
    • 1
    Email author
  • T. van Weering
    • 2
  • P. Blondel
    • 3
  • R. Lampitt
    • 4
  • F. Lamy
    • 5
  • N. McCave
    • 6
  • S. McPhail
    • 4
  • J. Mienert
    • 7
  • R. Neves
    • 8
  • L. d’Ozouville
    • 9
  • D. Ristow
    • 10
  • C. Waldmann
    • 5
  • R. Wollast
    • 11
  1. 1.IUB, International University BremenBremenGermany
  2. 2.NIOZDen Burg, TexelThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsUniversity of BathBathUK
  4. 4.Southampton Oceanography CenterEuropean Way, SouthamptonUK
  5. 5.Fachbereich GeowissenschaftenUniversität BremenBremenGermany
  6. 6.Dept. of Earth ScienceUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  7. 7.Dept. of GeologyUniversity of TromsøTromsøNorway
  8. 8.Instituto Superior TécnicoMARETECLisbonPortugal
  9. 9.European Science FoundationESF Marine BoardStrasbourg CedexFrance
  10. 10.Forschungszentrum für Marine GeowissenschaftenGEOMARKielGermany
  11. 11.Laboratoire d’Océanographie ChimiqueUniversité Libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium

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