By X. Le Pichon, M. Melguen, J. C. Sibuet (auth.), Henry Charnock, Sir George Deacon (eds.)
The papers on the basic Symposia of the Joint Oceanographic meeting have been offered by way of authors who have been invited to house themes of vast interdisciplinary curiosity. jointly they gave a beneficial account of the current kingdom of marine study, its proQlems and strength. There turns out benefit in publishing them in a single quantity and we're thankful to the authors who kindly agreed to organize their papers for booklet. This has taken a while (and now not all authors came across it attainable) yet we are hoping the ensuing quantity continues to be indicative of traits in glossy oceanography. fairly obvious is the best way the utilized points are starting to play a extra very important half regardless of concerns concerning the results of the legislations of the ocean on our freedom to make observations. we're specially thankful to the 4 authors who agreed to offer lectures summarising the paintings of their personal box which used to be stated on the meeting. We additionally desire to thank the opposite authors, in addition to all eager about the meeting and with the creation of this volume.
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From the Middle Miocene to present time, the CCD has dropped to 4 500 - 4 800 m and more depending on the different basins (fig. 4). THIS WORK • AFTER BERGER ROTH 1975 • AFTER RAMSAY 1974 a Figure 12. CCD fluctuations since Aptian time in the South Atlantic ocean (average values from Argentine and Cape basins). y. MODEL OF THE EVOLUTION OF THE SOUTH ATLANTIC 27 The paleo-CCD curve of figure 12, which tries to give a rough approximation of the general evolution of the CCD in the Argentine and Cape basins, will thus be the basis of our attempt at reconstructing the paleofacies maps.
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