Morphological evolution of Cap Lopez Canyon (Gabon): Illustration of lateral migration processes of a submarine canyon

@article{Biscara2013MorphologicalEO,
  title={Morphological evolution of Cap Lopez Canyon (Gabon): Illustration of lateral migration processes of a submarine canyon},
  author={L. Biscara and T. Mulder and V. Hanquiez and V. Marieu and J. Crespin and E. Braccini and T. Garlan},
  journal={Marine Geology},
  year={2013},
  volume={340},
  pages={49-56}
}
  • L. Biscara, T. Mulder, +4 authors T. Garlan
  • Published 2013
  • Geology
  • Marine Geology
  • Abstract Comparison of bathymetric data on short time scales (1959–2008) is used to provide new insights into the modern sedimentary dynamics of the Cap Lopez Canyon (Gabon, West Africa). The canyon head evolution is characterized by a north–eastward lateral migration of ~ 180 m between 1959 and 2008. The evolution of the coastline position over the same period highlights the strong relationship between the probable increase of the longshore transport, related to the smoothing of the coast and… CONTINUE READING
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