Application of Hydraulics to the Study of Marine Turbidity Currents
Henry W. Menard, John C. Ludwick, 1951. "Application of Hydraulics to the Study of Marine Turbidity Currents", Turbidity Currents and the Transportaton of Coarse Sediments to Deep Water, J. L. Hough
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Hydraulic observations and theories which are applicable to marine turbidity currents are summarized and discussed. Emphasis is placed on (1) the probable density of marine turbidity currents, (2) the development of boundary waves, (3) the effect of a vertical density gradient in turbidity current, and (4) the development of interflows in a stratified ocean.
The behavior of marine turbidity currents in eroding, transporting, and depositing sediment is inferred.