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Sea Floor Exploration : Scientific Adventures Diving into the Abyss (Reprint) (Paperback) (Roger

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The author participated in 38 sea going expeditions including the first manned-submersible project to explore the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the past 45 years of sea floor exploration. It summarizes the mineralogical and petrological composition of sea floor rocks, ocean floor volcanism in relation to the geological setting and the discovery of hydrothermal activity. In addition to learning about various scientific missions and their objectives, the reader is introduced to rift zones where the sea floor is being created, as well as to fracture zones, intraplate volcanoes, and the structural setting of subduction zones
Edition: Reprint
Genre: Science
Series Title: Springer Oceanography
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Roger Hekinian
Language: English
Street Date: September 16, 2016
TCIN: 51716423
UPC: 9783319377780
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-5067

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