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Sedimentary regimes at the Macquarie Ridge Complex: interaction of Southern Ocean circulation and plate boundary bathymetry

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Schuur, CL and Coffin, MF and Frohlich, C and Massell, CG and Karner, GD and Ramsay, D and Caress, DW, Sedimentary regimes at the Macquarie Ridge Complex: interaction of Southern Ocean circulation and plate boundary bathymetry, Paleoceanography, 13, (6) pp. 646-670. ISSN 0883-8305 (1998) [Refereed Article]


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Copyright © 1998 American Geophysical Union

DOI: doi:10.1029/98PA02357

Abstract

Seafloors tructurea t the MacquarieR idgeC omplexs tronglyin fluencesth e intensitya nd circulationp attern of oceanc urrentss outho f New Zealand.N ew marineg eophysicadl atas howh eterogeneousse dimentareyn vironments on Macquaries eafloorth atr eflecti nteractiono f highlyv ariableb athymetryw ith theA ntarcticC ircumpolaCr urrenta nd northf lowingA ntarcticB ottomW ater.A cousticb ackscattebr,a thymetrya, nd seismicr eflectiond atac ollecteda board R/V Rig Seismicin 1994 showf ive bathymetricallcyo nstrainesde dimentarpyr ovincesfl ankingt he ridge complex:( 1) northwestM acquarie hemipelagicd rifts, (2) current-modifiedS olanders ubmarinef an complex, (3) southwest Macquariem anganesneo dulep rovince,( 4) EmeraldB asinp elagicd rift province,a nd (5) sediment-freoe ceanicc rust relatedt o the 53.5ÝSp assagein the MacquarieR idgeC omplexT. he lateM iocene-Pliocenoep eningo f a 53.5ÝSp assage in the ridge complexc auseda major increasein the intensityo f oceanc urrentc irculations, edimentr eworking,a nd erosioni n all sedimentaryp rovinces.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Geology
Research Field:Marine Geoscience
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Author:Coffin, MF (Professor Mike Coffin)
ID Code:73877
Year Published:1998
Web of Science® Times Cited:16
Deposited By:Research Division
Deposited On:2011-10-27
Last Modified:2011-11-03
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