Accession Number : AD0785577

Title :   Geomorphology and Sediments of the Inner New York Bight Continental Shelf.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s) : Williams,S. Jeffress ; Duane,David B.

Report Date : JUL 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 84

Abstract : Approximately 445 miles of continuous seismic reflection profiles and 61 vibrating cores were obtained from the Inner New York Bight which encompasses about 250 square miles of the offshore from northern New Jersey and western Long Island. Report discusses geomorphology and shallow subbottom structure, surface and subsurface sediment characteristic and distribution, sediment origins, and sand needs and resource potential.

Descriptors :   *Geomorphology, *Continental shelves, North Atlantic Ocean, Seismic reflection, Profiles, Sediments, Core sampling, Ocean bottom topography, Bathymetry, Stratigraphy

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE