The Resource From shoreline to abyss : contributions in marine geology in honor of Francis Parker Shepard, edited by Robert H. Osborne

From shoreline to abyss : contributions in marine geology in honor of Francis Parker Shepard, edited by Robert H. Osborne

Label
From shoreline to abyss : contributions in marine geology in honor of Francis Parker Shepard
Title
From shoreline to abyss
Title remainder
contributions in marine geology in honor of Francis Parker Shepard
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert H. Osborne
Title variation
From shoreline to abyss: F.P. Shepard commemorative volume
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE701
LC item number
.S62 no.46
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Osborne, Robert H
Series statement
Special publication / SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology
Series volume
no. 46
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Submarine geology
  • Shepard, Francis P.
Label
From shoreline to abyss : contributions in marine geology in honor of Francis Parker Shepard, edited by Robert H. Osborne
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"September 1991"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface. Afoot and afloat along the edge: Adventures of an ingenuou beachcomber--a tribute to Francis Parker Shepard (1897-1985) / Gene A Rusnak -- Pt. I. Perspective. Past and future evolution of marine geology / K.O. Emery and David A. Ross -- Pt. II. Coastal Studies. Littoral-cell development in the convergent Cascadia margin of the Pacific northwest, USA / Curt D. Peterson ... [et al.]. A sediment budget for the Santa Cruz littoral cell, California / Tim C. Best and Gary B. Griggs. Fourier grain-shape analysis of coastal and inner continental-shelf sand samples: oceanside littoral cell, southern Orange and San Diego Counties, southern California / Robert H. Osborne and Chia-Chen Yeh. Gravel-filled gutter casts in nearshore facies--indicators of ancient shoreline trend / Francesco L. Chiocci and H. Edward Clifton -- Pt. III. Continental-shelf and -slope studies. Characteristics of global-sediment formation in regions of high- and superhigh-accumulation rates / Alexander P. Lisitzin. Delta-front gullies as part of mass-movement phenomena: Mississippi River Delta front / Arnold H. Bourma ... [et al.]. Regressive coastal deposits on quaternary continental shelves: preservation and legacy / Michael E. Field and Fabio Trincardi. Wave processes and geologic responses on the floor of the Yellow Sea / James S. Booth and William J.Winters. Slope morphology of the U.S. Pacific continental margin / Donn S. Gorsline. Subtidal stromatolites,ooids and crusted-lime muds at the Great Bahama Bank margin / Robert F. Dill. Progress and problems in knowledge of coral lagoon topography and its origin in the South Pacific, by way of pinnacle study / Andre Guilcher. Geologic development and depositional history of the Florida middle ground: a mid-shelf, temperate-zone reef system in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico / Gregg R. Brooks and Larry J. Doyle -- Pt. IV. Submarine-canyon and -fan studies. Initiation processes and flow evolution of turbidity currents: implications for the depositional record / William R. Normark and David J.W. Piper. Tectonic evolution of submarine canyons along the California continental margin / H. Gary Greene, Samuel H. Clarke, Jr. and Michael P. Kennedy. A proposed classification of basin plains / Orrin h. Pilkey and Claudia Hokanson. An entrenched Thalweg Channel on the Rhone Fan: interpretation from a Seabeam and SeaMARC I survey / Suzanne O'Connell ... [et al.] -- Pt. V. Geomorphologic and Tectonic studies. Genetic global geomorphology: a prospectus / Elazar Uchupi and K.O. Emery. Developments in understanding the Tectonic evolution of the California continental borderland / Mark R. Legg
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
v, 320 p.
Isbn
9780918985927
Lccn
92141833
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 3045632-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3045632
  • (Sirsi) o26974393
  • (OCoLC)26974393
Label
From shoreline to abyss : contributions in marine geology in honor of Francis Parker Shepard, edited by Robert H. Osborne
Publication
Note
"September 1991"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface. Afoot and afloat along the edge: Adventures of an ingenuou beachcomber--a tribute to Francis Parker Shepard (1897-1985) / Gene A Rusnak -- Pt. I. Perspective. Past and future evolution of marine geology / K.O. Emery and David A. Ross -- Pt. II. Coastal Studies. Littoral-cell development in the convergent Cascadia margin of the Pacific northwest, USA / Curt D. Peterson ... [et al.]. A sediment budget for the Santa Cruz littoral cell, California / Tim C. Best and Gary B. Griggs. Fourier grain-shape analysis of coastal and inner continental-shelf sand samples: oceanside littoral cell, southern Orange and San Diego Counties, southern California / Robert H. Osborne and Chia-Chen Yeh. Gravel-filled gutter casts in nearshore facies--indicators of ancient shoreline trend / Francesco L. Chiocci and H. Edward Clifton -- Pt. III. Continental-shelf and -slope studies. Characteristics of global-sediment formation in regions of high- and superhigh-accumulation rates / Alexander P. Lisitzin. Delta-front gullies as part of mass-movement phenomena: Mississippi River Delta front / Arnold H. Bourma ... [et al.]. Regressive coastal deposits on quaternary continental shelves: preservation and legacy / Michael E. Field and Fabio Trincardi. Wave processes and geologic responses on the floor of the Yellow Sea / James S. Booth and William J.Winters. Slope morphology of the U.S. Pacific continental margin / Donn S. Gorsline. Subtidal stromatolites,ooids and crusted-lime muds at the Great Bahama Bank margin / Robert F. Dill. Progress and problems in knowledge of coral lagoon topography and its origin in the South Pacific, by way of pinnacle study / Andre Guilcher. Geologic development and depositional history of the Florida middle ground: a mid-shelf, temperate-zone reef system in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico / Gregg R. Brooks and Larry J. Doyle -- Pt. IV. Submarine-canyon and -fan studies. Initiation processes and flow evolution of turbidity currents: implications for the depositional record / William R. Normark and David J.W. Piper. Tectonic evolution of submarine canyons along the California continental margin / H. Gary Greene, Samuel H. Clarke, Jr. and Michael P. Kennedy. A proposed classification of basin plains / Orrin h. Pilkey and Claudia Hokanson. An entrenched Thalweg Channel on the Rhone Fan: interpretation from a Seabeam and SeaMARC I survey / Suzanne O'Connell ... [et al.] -- Pt. V. Geomorphologic and Tectonic studies. Genetic global geomorphology: a prospectus / Elazar Uchupi and K.O. Emery. Developments in understanding the Tectonic evolution of the California continental borderland / Mark R. Legg
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
v, 320 p.
Isbn
9780918985927
Lccn
92141833
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 3045632-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3045632
  • (Sirsi) o26974393
  • (OCoLC)26974393

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