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The Deep Sea Bed: Its Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Out of Print

Edited By: H Charnock, J Edmond, I McCave, A Rice and T Wilson

195 pages, 1 plate.

Royal Society

Hardback | Dec 1990 | #10944 | ISBN: 0854034110
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Contents

Physical processes in the benthic boundary layer, K.J.Richards; life in the benthic boundary layer - connections to the mid-water and sea floor, M.V.Angel; calcium carbonate preservation in the ocean, S.R.Emerson and D.Archer; the rate of dissolution of calcium carbonate form the surface of deep-ocean turbidite sediments, T.R.S.Wilson and Helen E.Wallace; bioturbation and manganese cycling in hemipelagic sediments, R.C.Aller; oxygen in pore waters of deep-sea sediments, M.M.Rutgers Van der Loeff; deep-sea deposit-feeding strategies suggested by environmental and feeding constraints, P.A.Jumars et al; the potential role of large, fast-sinking particles in clearing nepheloid layers, P.S.Hill and A.R.M.Nowell; responses by benthic organisms to inputs of organic material to the ocean floor - a review, A.J.Gooday and Carol M.Turley; bacterial biomass and activity in deep sediment layers from the Peru margin, R.J.Parkes et al; influence of deep-sea benthic processes on atmospheric CO2, E.T.Sundquist; turbulent suspension of sediments in the deep sea, T.F.Gross and A.R.M.Nowell; the variability of mixing at the continental slope, S.A.Thorpe et al.

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