Accession Number : AD0669832

Title :   DELINEATION OF SEA FLOOR ROUGHNESS IN THE NORTH PACIFIC.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. no. 4,

Corporate Author : LAMONT GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATORY PALISADES N Y

Personal Author(s) : Markl,R. G. ; Bryan,G. M.

Report Date : DEC 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : The roughness of the North Pacific sea floor has been assessed and subdivided, largely on the basis of seismic profiler data. A preliminary chart delineating the areal extent of the three major subdivisions has been made. The effect of sediment thickness on roughness is discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN BOTTOM TOPOGRAPHY, PACIFIC OCEAN), ROUGHNESS, SEDIMENTATION, OCEAN BOTTOM, THICKNESS, DEPOSITS, SEISMOLOGY, CALCIUM, SILICATES, ECHO RANGING, DEPTH FINDING, REFLECTIVITY, DISTRIBUTION, NAVIGATION CHARTS, MAPS

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE