Weddell Sea abyssal sediments a record of Antarctic Bottom Water Flow

@inproceedings{Pudsey1988WeddellSA,
  title={Weddell Sea abyssal sediments a record of Antarctic Bottom Water Flow},
  author={Carol J. Pudsey and Peter F. Barker and Norman T. Hamilton},
  year={1988}
}
Abstract Deep circulation in the Weddell Sea is a clockwise gyre, with bottom water formed by mixing along the southern and western margins. Most Antarctic Bottom Water originates here, leaving the Weddell Sea to the east (depths > 4500 m) or to the north (depths 16 m/Ma. Sediments from the deep Weddell Basin are hemipelagic muds with ash laminae and (mainly in the centre of the gyre) distal turbidites derived from the southwest. Thin debris flows occur near seamounts. The hemipelagic muds… CONTINUE READING
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