Tracking turbidity currents induced by storms in the Capbreton submarine canyon


The Capbreton submarine canyon is the major canyon on the French Atlantic coast. The canyon remains active and hence a major sedimentary connection between the shelf and the deep sea in the all Bay of Biscay. Being an active... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Ricardo Silva Jacinto (Ifremer, Géosciences Marines)
  2. Pauline Duros (Ifremer, Géosciences Marines)
  3. Hervé Gillet (EPOC, Université de Bordeaux 1)
  4. Sabine Schmidt (EPOC, Université de Bordeaux 1)
  5. Laure Simplet (Ifremer, Géosciences Marines)
  6. Bernard Dennielou (Ifremer, Géosciences Marines)
  7. Alexis Khripounoff (Ifremer, Etude des Ecosystèmes Profonds)

Topic Areas

Topics: Physical sedimentary processes , Topics: Biotic sedimentary processes , Topics: Turbidites and deep marine systems


MS16 » Turbidite and deep sea deposits II (11:00 - Wednesday, 25th May, KARAM 2)

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