The impacts of the great Mississippi/Atchafalaya River flood on the oceanography of the Atchafalaya Shelf
作者: Alexander S. KolkerChunyan LiNan D. WalkerChet PilleyAlexander D. AmeenGeorgia BoxerCyndhia RamatchandiraneMohammad UllahKelly A. Williams
作者单位: 1Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, 8124 Highway 56, Chauvin, LA 70344, USA
2Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
3Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences and Coastal Studies Institute, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
4Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
5International Center for Marine Studies, Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai 201306, China
刊名: Continental Shelf Research, 2014, Vol.86 , pp.17-33
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.csr.2014.04.023
关键词: MississippiAtchafalaya2011 FloodStrata formationSediment dynamicsRemote sensing
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Rivers are the primary means by which water, sediment, and dissolved material are transported from the continents to the ocean. Despite previous advances, much remains to be learned about the dynamics of large shelf-discharging rivers, and their functional differences with deep water-discharging rivers, particularly with respect to the distribution of sediments in the coastal zone. The great Mississippi/Atchafalaya River flood of 2011 provided an excellent opportunity to examine the impacts of a large, shelf-discharging river on the coastal ocean, and the role that event pulses from such rivers play in the delivery of sediment to the inner continental shelf. Vessel-based surveys were conducted on the inner-continental shelf within the Atchafalaya and Mississippi River plume...
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  • Mississippi 密西西比河
  • flood 洪水
  • oceanography 海洋学
  • depocenter 最后沉积中心
  • sediment 沉积
  • deltaic 三角形的
  • continental 大陆的
  • shelf 陆架
  • great 大的
  • shallow 浅的