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Descriptions of WHOI sediment cores

P. B. Mills

Descriptions of WHOI sediment cores

by P. B. Mills

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Published by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sediments (Geology) -- Analysis.

  • About the Edition

    This report supplements Volumes 1 - 7 of the core descriptions published previously in this sequence (Johnson and Driscoll, 1975; 1977; Broda, Franks, and Keith, 1981; Broda and Andrew, 1985). It contains visual descriptions and smear slide analyses for several suites of cores received in the geological samples collection of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution between mid-1984 and late 1989. Approximately 220 sample localities from the North Atlantic, South Atlantic, Mediterranean and Pacific Oceans are represented. Charts of ships tracks for cruises included in this report and updated computer listings of all cores in the W.H.O.I. col1ection are also presented.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby P.B. Mills and J.E. Broda.
    SeriesWHOI -- 93-19., WHOI (Series) -- 93-19.
    ContributionsBroda, J. E., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination529 p. :
    Number of Pages529
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15202530M

    Core Descriptions, Fracture Studies and Sedimentology. Core Description Analysis of conventional core include description of bedding, lithology, sedimentary structures, fossils, and any other macro-features of the rock. Data used to understand depositional environment, reservoir . Vertical sections of sediment collected from the ocean floor. They represent the net accumulation of sediment over time at one location, and cores can vary in .

      The sediment rejection ability of 8 coral species of 5 families and 3 morphologies were assessed in a series of short term exposure tests over a sedimentation range of –40 mg cm − 2 d − 1 and one longer term exposure test of mg cm − nt accumulation rates on live corals and dead (enamel-covered) skeletons varied between morphologies, with branching species often more. Help your students understand polar research by using these lessons and activities. We’ve included ideas for teaching about ice cores, sediment cores, remote sensing, balloon-assisted research, robots, and the work of polar researchers. Due to the complex nature of these subjects, most of the lessons are appropriate for upper elementary students.

    A small amount of core sediment is analyzed for the presence of biogenic material. Cores lighter in color (white, off-white, light beige or greenish yellow) likely have a biogenic origin. If over 50% of the sample is composed of biological remnants, then the core is an ooze; the presence of diatoms is a key indicator the ooze is siliceous while. Provenance. Charles Hollister deposited several cartons of data in the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Data Library and Archives (DLA) including cruise data from USS Pensacola and USS Portland as well as data from the Deep Sea Drilling Program (DDP) Leg Jacqueline Hollister, his wife, donated five cartons of files from his office upon his death in


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Descriptions of WHOI sediment cores by P. B. Mills Download PDF EPUB FB2

The core description images are in Adobe PDF format and clicking the hypertext will automatically invoke the Acrobat reader This would select all cores with a Primary sediment type of Calc Ooze in water depths greater than meters.

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is dedicated to research and education to advance. Description of sediment cores from the Indian Ocean (Sediment cores from the Indian Ocean ; no.

2) Paperback – January 1, by Eric Olausson (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Descriptions of WHOI sediment cores book from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Author: Eric Olausson. Core Descriptions, Core Photographs, Physical Property Logs and Surface Textural Data of Sediment Cores Recovered from the Continental Shelf of the the research cruises MMB, PMB, PMB [Orzech, Kevin M., U.S.

Department of the Interior, United, et al.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Core Descriptions, Core Photographs, Physical Property Logs Author: Kevin M. Orzech. Robert D. Ballard is Founder and President of the Ocean Exploration Trust; Director of the Center for Ocean Exploration and Professor of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of is an Explorer-At-Large at the National Geographic Society, Commissioner for the U.S.

Commission on Ocean Policy, and a Research Scholar at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Springer Micro-XRF Studies of Sediment Cores Book Report from Springer in Since its online publication on Jthere has been a total of 47, chapter downloads from the eBook on Author: Ian W.

Croudace. Porosity from sediment cores collected on the R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer cruise NBP to the West Antarctic continental shelf in January of For a complete list of measurements, refer to the full dataset description. All ‘sediment’ requests should specify ship, cruise number, core number, and sample depth in the core.

If possible, alternative cores or sampling intervals within specific cores should be provided. For dredge, grab, or other device requests, ship ID, station, and specific sample numbers should be included.

Cores can be split in-house using a custom-made sediment core splitter, which utilizes two Bosch 1 oscillating tools with flush cut blade attachments mounted to a sliding carriage that moves over a Attribution: Natural Hazards, Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Woods Hole Coastal and.

Sediment description: the practical basics A. Myrbo, v.1/ The paper by Schnurrenberger and others () is an attempt to codify the description terms used in lake sediment studies. Familiar terms like “gyttja” and “marl” are so loosely used as to have become essentially meaningless for the purpose of.

Then he hauled up cores of ancient sediment from the ocean bottom—cores that could reveal the history of tsunamis, help predict their likelihood, and perhaps save lives in the future. “You are looking at a book,” said Lin, a geophysicist, pointing to a 1½-meter-long column of mud in his office at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

A sediment core is a type of sample that captures the stratigraphic layers with depth while preserving the depositional sequence (younger sediments are at the top and older sediments are at the bottom).

There are different tools and techniques and types of cores. Sediment cores from the East Pacific. [Gustaf Arrhenius] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gustaf Arrhenius. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages maps, charts. Series Title: Reports of the Swedish deep-sea expedition,v.

5: Reviews. User-contributed reviews. Visual core description. Scientists in the core description lab work hard to describe the lithology the mineralogy, grain size, texture, and other physical properties of granular soil, sediment, or rock.

of cores to help determine the environment in which the sediments or rocks formed. Abstract. X-ray fluorescence (XRF) scanning of sediment cores allows the rapid acquisition of bulk geochemical data at high resolution.

The XRF core scanner data, which are expressed as elemental counts or peak areas, are mainly related to elemental concentrations, but they are also influenced by a series of sediment physical properties that vary with depth, such as bulk density, water content.

Core Descriptions, Core Photographs, Physical Property Logs and Surface Textural Data of Sediment Cores Recovered from the Continental Shelf of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary During the Research Cruises MMB, PMB and PMB By Kevin M. Orzech, Wendy E.

Dahl, and Brian D. Edwards U.S. Geological Survey Middlefield. Journals & Books; Help Descriptions of WHOI sediment cores. Woods Hole Oceanogr. Inst., Woods Hole, Mass., Tech. Rep.

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In addition, it has 10 laboratories where scientists can analyze the cores during cruises that typically last two months. On drill ships, the sediment and rock cores are brought up from the bottom through the inside of the drill pipe in 30 feet long ( meter) sections.

MIT/WHOI Joint Program student Camilo Ponton and his advisor, WHOI geologist Liviu Giosan, examine a sediment core taken from the Bay of Bengal near the mouth of the Godavari River.

The core yielded shells of Globigerinoides ruber, a planktonic foraminiferan, and plant waxes that had been flushed into the river and then settled to the seafloor, preserving a record of conditions in the bay and on land in ages past. A core sample is a cylindrical section of (usually) a naturally-occurring substance.

Most core samples are obtained by drilling with special drills into the substance, such as sediment or rock, with a hollow steel tube, called a core hole made for the core sample is called the "core hole".

CORE DESCRIPTIONS. Core description forms provide a summary of data obtained during shipboard analysis of the sediments. Detailed observation of each core section of sediments was recorded initially by hand on standard ODP visual core description (VCD) forms.

The sediment VCD was then transcribed using AppleCORE software.seafloor and recovered long cylinders of sediment. You will read about the sediment, “pull-up” cores of sediment, and view an image of the same sediment as seen under a microscope.

This will give you multiple views of the seafloor: from the global scale of Google Earth, down to a 7-cm diameter core, and at the microscopic level.However, retrieving sediment cores from a subglacial environment faces more difficulties than sediment coring in oceans and lakes, resulting in low yields from the most current subglacial sediment coring methods.

The coring tools should pass through a hot water-drilled access borehole, then the water column, to reach the sediment layers.