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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Shelf sediment transport: process and pattern.
Author Duane, David B. ; Swift, Donald J. P. ; Pilkey, O. H.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Swift, Donald J. P.
Duane, David B.
Pilkey, Orrin H.
CORP Author Geological Society of America.
Publisher Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross
Year Published 1973
OCLC Number 00584102
ISBN 0879330147; 9780879330149
Subjects Sediment transport--Congresses. ; Continental shelf--Congresses.
Additional Subjects Continental shelf--Congresses ; Sediment transport--Congresses
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHBM  GC380.S49 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 01/01/1988
EJDM  GC380.S49 Env Science Center Library/Ft Meade,MD 03/18/1994
Collation xiv, 656 p. illus. 23 cm.
"Papers presented in a symposium on shelf sediment transport conducted at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America held in Washington, D.C., November 1971." Includes bibliographies.
Contents Notes
An introduction to oceanic water motions and their relation to sediment transport / J.R. Weggel -- Wave boundary layers and their relation to sediment transport / P.G. Teleki -- Predicting initial motion and bedload transport of sediment particles in the shallow marine environment / R.W. Sternberg -- Experiments on bottom sediment movement by breaking internal waves / J.B. Southard and D.A. Cacchione -- Wave estimates for coastal regions / D.L. Harris -- Observations on wind, tidal, and density-driven currents in the vicinity of the Mississippi River Delta / S.P. Murray -- Sediment transport on the continental shelf off of Washington and Oregon in light of recent current measurements / J.D. Smith and T.S. Hopkins -- Implications of sediment dispersal from long-term, bottom-current measurements on the continental shelf of Washington / R.W. Sternberg and D.A. McManus -- Shelf sediment transport : a probability model / D.J.P. Swift, J.C. Ludwick and R.W. Boehmer -- Transport and escape of fine-grained sediment from shelf areas / I.N. McCave -- Sources and sinks of suspended matter on continental shelves / R.H. Meade -- Suspended sediments in continental shelf waters off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina / B.A. Buss and K.S. Rodolfo -- Mineralogy of suspended sediment off the southeastern United States / J.W. Pierce, D.D. Nelson and D.J. Colquhoun -- Sediment transport on the Santa Barbara-Oxnard shelf, Santa Barbara Channel, California / D.E. Drake, R.L. Kolpack and P.J. Fischer -- Comments on the dispersal of suspended sediment across the continental shelves / J.R. Schubel and A. Okubo -- Some specific problems in understanding bottom sediment distribution and dispersal on the continental shelf / J.S. Creager and R.W. Sternberg -- Implications of sediment dispersal from bottom current measurements; some specific problems in understanding bottom sediment distribution and dispersal on the continental shelf -- a discussion of two papers / D.J.P. Swift -- Sediment transport around the British Isles / A.H. Stride -- Migration of tidal sand waves in Chesapeake Bay entrance / J.C. Ludwick -- Water circulation and sedimentation at estuary entrances on the Georgia coast / G.F. Oertel II and J.D. Howard -- Onshore transportation of continental shelf sediment : Atlantic southeastern United States / O.H. Pilkey and M.E. Field -- Linear shoals on the Atlantic inner continental shelf, Florida to Long Island / D.B. Duane [and others] -- Holocene evolution of the shelf surface, central and southern Atlantic shelf of North America / D.J.P. Swift [and others] -- Sediment textural patterns on San Pedro shelf, California (1951-1971) : reworking and transport by waves and currents / D.S. Gorsline and D.J. Grant -- Observations and significance of deep-water oscillatory ripple marks on the Oregon continental shelf / P.D. Komar, R.H. Neudeck and L.D. Kulm -- Currents and sediment transport at the Wilmington Canyon shelfbreak, as observed by underwater television / D.J. Stanley, P. Fenner and G. Kelling -- Nearshore sedimentary processes as geologic studies / J.D. Howard.