coastal morphology and sedimentology of eastern Lancaster Sound and Northeast Baffin Island

a study of shoreline sensitivity to a potential oil spill by Patrick McLaren

Publisher: Geological Survey of Canada, Publisher: Canadian Govt. Pub. Centre, Supply and Services Canada [distributor] in Ottawa, Canada

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StatementPatrick McLaren, William B. Barrie.
SeriesPaper / Geological Survey of Canada ;, 83-24, Paper (Geological Survey of Canada) ;, 83-24.
ContributionsBarrie, William B.
LC ClassificationsQE185 .A42 no. 83-24, GB455.3 .A42 no. 83-24
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2625739M
ISBN 100660116030
LC Control Number85194473

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Wetland‐estuarine‐shelf interactions in the Plum Island Sound and Merrimack River in the Massachusetts coast Liuzhi Zhao,1 Changsheng Chen,1,4,6 Joe Vallino,4 Charles Hopkinson,5 Robert C. Beardsley,2 Huichan Lin,1 and Jim Lerczak6 Received 27 December ; revised 2 June ; accepted 17 June ; published 16 October Cited by: About Cookies, including instructions on how to turn off cookies if you wish to do so. By continuing to browse this site you agree to us using cookies as described in . island arcs and backarc basins, and marine canyons and fans. The mid-ocean ridges occupy the middle parts of all oceans except for the Pacific, where the East Pacific Rise is situated in the far eastern regions before meeting North America. Along the crests of mid-ocean ridges are the rift valleys which are spreading centers of the sea floor File Size: KB. Information about the open-access article 'Biostratigraphic correlation of the western and eastern margins of the Labrador–Baffin Seaway and implications for the regional geology. Fig. 5' in DOAJ. DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed by: 6.

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[Patrick McLaren; William B Barrie] -- Examination of the Lancaster Sound area, Northwest Territories, for vulnerability to oil spills, including physiography, coastal formations, physical sensitivity, and possible.

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Geological Survey during cruise FA, to interpret sea. From 9 May July, ‘coastal’ transects were flown from Cape Norton Shaw, Ellesmere Island (76’30’N), south to the Henry Katqr Peninsula on Baffh Island (69’30‘N).

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Multibeam-echosounder data, collected during survey H by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in a square-kilometer area of Block Island Sound, northeast of Gardiners Island, New York, are used along with sediment samples and bottom photography, collected at 37 stations in this area by the U.S.

Geological Survey during cruise FA, to interpret sea-floor features. The Coastal Wiki is hosted and developed by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) - contact: [email protected]@ Coastal morphology is the study of natural processes ongoing at the shoreline and of the impact due to human interventions within the coastal zone.

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The Eureka Sound Formation in the eastern Canadian Arctic Archipelago is an Upper Cretaceous to Paleogene pre- and syn-tectonic deposit that records the uplift and segmentation of the Early Carboniferous to Tertiary Sverdrup Basin.

Scattered outliers of the Eureka Sound Formation on southern Ellesmere Island rest unconformably on or are faulted against Devonian strata. In the vicinity of. Beach dynamics and nearshore morphology were investi­ gated along the Alaskan arctic coast. Low resolution analyses of the coast were followed by a 5-month (May- Ceptember) period of intensive field study.

The processes which dominate the morphology vary in type and intensity between three main periods: breakup, open water, and by: 6.Core HUPC was recovered from the continental Labrador Sea slope at a water depth of m, km seaward from the mouth of Cumberland Sound, and km north of Hudson Strait.

Cumberland Sound is a structural trough partly floored by Cretaceous mudstones and Paleozoic carbonates. The record extends from ∼10 to 58 ka. On-board logging revealed a complex series of .Book (2) Article Type. Facet list. Research Article Lancaster Sound (2) Newfoundland and Labrador Labrador Baffin Island (2) Lancaster Sound (2) Western Canada Northwest Territories.