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Sea floor morphology

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  • 1. Sea Floor Morphology Submarine Canyons
  • 2. Sea Floor Morphology Submarine Canyons
  • 3. Sea Floor Morphology Submarine Canyons Mosher, et al., 2004
  • 4. Sea Floor Morphology The Continental Rise
  • 5. Sea Floor Morphology The Abyssal Plain
  • 6. Sea Floor Morphology Pelagic Sedimentation
  • 7. Sea Floor Morphology Pelagic Sedimentation
  • 8. Morphological Features Reefs and Atolls Bora-Bora  Fringing Reefs  Barrier Reefs  Atolls
  • 9. Morphological Features Guyots and Seamounts
  • 10. Morphological Features Guyots and Seamounts
  • 11. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor  Mid-Ocean Ridge  Fracture Zones  Trenches  Continental Margin Classification
  • 12. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge
  • 13. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge
  • 14. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge Features  Rift Valley  Pillow Basalts  Gabbro Dikes  Axial Volcanoes  Hydrothermal Vents
  • 15. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge:Rift Valley
  • 16. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge: Pillow Basalts Wadi Jizzi, Oman B. Parsons NOAA
  • 17. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge: Gabbro Dikes Sheeted Gabbro Dikes Zabyah, Oman B. Parsons Wilson, et al., 2002
  • 18. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge: Axial Volcanos Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute http://www.mbari.org/data/mapping/seamounts/default.htm
  • 19. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge:Hydrothermal Vents
  • 20. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge: Fracture Zones
  • 21. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge: Fracture Zones
  • 22. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Trenches
  • 23. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Trenches
  • 24. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Crustal Recycling
  • 25. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Crustal Recycling
  • 26. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Classification of Continental Margins Passive Margin Active Margin
  • 27. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Passive Continental Margins
  • 28. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Passive Continental Margins
  • 29. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Active Continental Margins