Accession Number : AD0711373

Title :   ACTIVITIES SPONSORED BY OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1959-69,

Corporate Author : UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES DEPT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : Gorsline,Donn S.

Report Date : 28 AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : Over the 10 year period of the contract, projects included studies of shelf sediments off the Asian coast; bathymetric, geomorphologic, sedimentologic and engineering investigations of submarine canyons, fans and basin floors; clay mineral and silt mineral studies of California Borderland sediments; sedimentary history of contemporary basins; scour processes and inner shelf sand transport mechanisms, and investigation of suspended sediment transport. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MARINE GEOLOGY, CONTINENTAL SHELVES), (*OCEAN BOTTOM TOPOGRAPHY, PACIFIC OCEAN), MINERALS, SEDIMENTATION, BATHYTHERMOGRAPH DATA, SILT, CLAY, TRANSPORT PROPERTIES, OCEAN CURRENTS, CALIFORNIA

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE