Sedimentation under deep-sea storms

@article{Hollister1984SedimentationUD,
  title={Sedimentation under deep-sea storms},
  author={Charles D. Hollister and I. Nick McCave},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1984},
  volume={309},
  pages={220-225}
}
Fast currents, high concentrations of suspended sediment and grooved mud beds are associated with erosion in frequent abyssal storms where a fast deep mean flow is augmented (or reversed) by intense intermittent currents. This occurs about 5 km below the Gulf Stream or its rings. The waning phase of a storm results in development of bedforms and rapid deposition of a mud blanket. Several other regions of the world ocean display evidence of abyssal storm activity. 
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