By Thomas A. Davies (auth.), Thomas A. Davies, Trevor Bell, Alan K. Cooper, Heiner Josenhans, Leonid Polyak, Anders Solheim, Martyn S. Stoker, Jay A. Stravers (eds.)
Late Cenozoic glaciation at once affected sedimentation on greater than part the Earth's continental cabinets. Ice remains to be a dominant effect on sedimentation round Greenland and Antarctica, and at the cabinets dealing with the Arctic Ocean. The good points of those cabinets contain actual glacimarine good points, i.e. these present in a marine setting in proximityto, or strongly below the impression of, ice, similar to iceberg scours and pits, ice gouges and incisions, subglacial outwash deposits, and diamictons caused by ice rafting. additionally noticeable, simply because huge parts of the cabinets have been uncovered in the course of the Pleistocene reducing of sea point, are terrestrial glacial and periglacial gains, e.g. fluvial outwash valleys and linked deposits, tunnel valleys, drumlin fields and lodgement until, that have as a consequence been submerged and converted by means of marine affects.
Glaciated Continental Margins: An Atlas of Acoustic Images illustrates the complexity of beneficial properties present in glaciated and previously glaciated marine environments. the quantity was once assembled by means of a global Editorial Committee, led via Thomas A. Davies (University of Texas), from files accrued during contemporary learn and contributed by way of contributors of the medical neighborhood from worldwide. those comprise seismic sections, side-scan maps, and three-D seismic information, supplemented every so often through backside photos and center information, with accompanying textual content. The paintings is scientists at forty associations in 10 international locations is represented.
This booklet may be a useful source for college students, Quaternary scientists, glaciologists, marine geologists and geophysicists, geotechnical engineers, and surveyors academics operating in universities, study associations and executive enterprises with pursuits in polar and subpolar areas, in addition to these in industries with offshore interests.