By X. Le Pichon, M. Melguen, J. C. Sibuet (auth.), Henry Charnock, Sir George Deacon (eds.)
The papers on the common Symposia of the Joint Oceanographic meeting have been provided through authors who were invited to accommodate issues of vast interdisciplinary curiosity. jointly they gave a invaluable account of the current nation of marine study, its proQlems and capability. There turns out advantage in publishing them in a single quantity and we're thankful to the authors who kindly agreed to organize their papers for booklet. This has taken your time (and no longer all authors stumbled on it attainable) yet we are hoping the ensuing quantity remains to be indicative of traits in sleek oceanography. really obvious is the way the utilized facets are starting to play a extra very important half despite concerns in regards to the results of the legislation of the ocean on our freedom to make observations. we're particularly thankful to the 4 authors who agreed to offer lectures summarising the paintings of their personal box which was once suggested on the meeting. We additionally desire to thank the opposite authors, in addition to all desirous about the meeting and with the creation of this volume.
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Hiatuses indicate changes m oceanic paleocirculation. y. 2S MODEL OF THE EVOLUTION OF THE SOUTH ATLANTIC to the lysocline. Unless the chalk is not in place, this suggests a very large difference in CCD between the Cape and Brazil basin which seems unlikely to us. - Middle Eocene The estimate of 2 ~OO m is based on good data from site 360 in the Cape basin, where marls were deposited at a paleodepth of 2 000 m close to the lysocline level (fig. 10). This is confirmed by the apparition of pelagic clay at a paleodepth of 3 700 m at site 361.
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Advances in Oceanography by X. Le Pichon, M. Melguen, J. C. Sibuet (auth.), Henry Charnock, Sir George Deacon (eds.)