PubTalk 6/2010 — Monterey Canyon - Superhighway to the Deep-Sea

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Detailed Description

USGS-MBARI Cooperative Oceanographic Research

By Charles K. Paull, Senior Scientist Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA 

 

  • Monterey Bay provides a diverse 4,000 meter-deep "laboratory" for both biologists and geologists
  • Ocean studies are providing critical information on climate change, ecosystems, and environmental hazards
  • New discoveries reveal how sediment travels to the deep ocean - the triggers, quantity, and timing of events
  • Underwater vehicles assist in seafloor mapping and exploration

Details

Image Dimensions: 200 x 150

Date Taken:

Length: 01:27:03

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US

Transcript

Contact wmcesic@usgs.gov for transcript.