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Title: Morfología y dinámica del debris flow submarino BIG'95
Author: Lastras Membrive, Galderic
Canals Artigas, Miquel
Urgeles Esclasans, Roger
Hughes-Clarke, J.E
Keywords: Geodinàmica
Fons marins
Mediterrània (Mar)
Ocean bottom
Mediterranean Sea
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: Sociedad Geológica de España
Abstract: Sea-floor bathymetric and backscatter data is used to image one of the youngest major landslides in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea. The landslide, a 26 km3 debris flow, covers 2,000 km2 of the Ebro continental slope and base-of-slope offshore Spain. A pattern of low backscatter large sediment blocks which moved downlope while keeping their internal coherence separated by topographically low high backscatter lineations of coarse sediment is shown in the sea-floor images. The results of the interpretation of these features provide fundamental insights on the behaviour of submarine debris flows from which hydrocarbon search could greatly benefit.
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It is part of: Geo-Temas, 2001, vol. 3, num. 1, p. 191-194
ISSN: 1576-5172
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Dinàmica de la Terra i l'Oceà)

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