Bottom currents, contourites and deep-sea sediment drifts: current state-of-the-art

  title={Bottom currents, contourites and deep-sea sediment drifts: current state-of-the-art},
  author={Dorrik A. V. Stow and J. C. Faug{\`e}res and John A. Howe and Carol J. Pudsey and Adriano R. Viana},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Memoirs},
  pages={20 - 7}
Abstract This paper provides both an introduction to and summary for the Atlas of Contourite Systems that has been compiled as part of the International Geological Correlation Project - IGCP 432. Following the seminal works of George Wust on the physical oceanography of bottom currents, and Charley Hollister on contourite sediments, a series of significant advances have been made over the past few decades. While accepting that ideas and terms must remain flexible as our knowledge base continues… 

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