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Manganese nodules: genesis, distribution and deep-water circulation
Hoffert, M. (2004). Manganese nodules: genesis, distribution and deep-water circulation, in: Van Rooij, D. et al. (Ed.) (2014). Book of Abstracts. 2nd Deep-Water Circulation Congress: The Contourite Log-book. Ghent, Belgium, 10-12 September 2014. VLIZ Special Publication, 69: pp. 9-10
In: Van Rooij, D.; Rüggeberg, A. (Ed.) (2014). Book of Abstracts. 2nd Deep-Water Circulation Congress: The Contourite Log-book. Ghent, Belgium, 10-12 September 2014. VLIZ Special Publication, 69. Ghent University, Department of Geology and Soil Science/Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ): Oostende. xviii, 152 pp., more
In: VLIZ Special Publication. Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ): Oostende. ISSN 1377-0950, more

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Keywords
    Manganese nodules; Marine
Author keywords
    Deep-sea currents; Submarine soil; Deep-sea sedimentation: Nodule field

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  • Hoffert, M.

Abstract
    The genesis of nodules and the notion of “nodule field” are analysed to indicate the interactions between four major factors: topography, sedimentation, Life and water. Then, the major, but badly known role of the deep oceanic currents, is approached by examples.

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