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The cyclic structure of cold-water coral mounds in the deapsee: exterior versus interior regulation and variability

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Dutch title: De cyclische bouw van cold-water coral mounds in de diepzee: externe versus interne sturing en variabiliteit
Period: October 2006 till September 2008
Status: Completed

Thesaurus term: Seismic profiles

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  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Geologie; Afdeling Mineralogie en Petrologie, more, partner

During IODP expedition leg 307 in the Porcupine Seabight (Southwest of Ireland) a cold-water coral mound was drilled to its base. The core revealed the fantastic cyclic internal structure of this mound. The purpose of this study is to find out which parameters steer this cycles using Nd-isotopic studies, U-Th dating and seismic profiles.

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