Climate and sea level controlled sedimentation processes in two submarine canyons off NW-Africa

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Pierau, Roberto;
(2008)
  • Subject: NW-Africa, submarine canyons, turbidite system, sea level changes, paleoclimate, Heinrich equivalents
    • ddc: ddc:550

This study focuses on the trigger mechanisms of gravity-driven sediment transport in two submarine canyons at the passive continental margin off NW-Africa during the past 240 kyr. The sedimentary records allow to determine the turbidite emplacement times based on high r... View more
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