New conceptual model for turbidity currents

Drawing showing how sediment moves along a slope underwater.

Detailed Description

Rough diagram showing the new conceptual model for turbidity currents presented by the Coordinated Canyon Experiment team in a recent issue of Nature Communications. Note how the layer of liquified sediment extends down into the pre-existing seafloor sediment. Image credit: © 2018 MBARI.

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Image Dimensions: 855 x 363

Location Taken: US