Effects of turbidity flows on organic matter accumulation, sulfate reduction, and methane generation in deep-sea sediments on the Iberia abyssal plain

Author(s): Meyers, Philip A.; Silliman, James E.; Shaw, Timothy J.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
University of Michigan, Department of Geological Sciences, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Oregon State University, United States
University of South Carolina, United States
Volume Title: Proceedings of the 17th international meeting on Organic geochemistry; Part V, Environmental organic geochemistry and microbial geochemistry
Volume Author(s): Grimalt, J. O., editor; Simoneit, B. R. T.; Parkes, R. J.; Maxwell, J. R.
Source: Organic Geochemistry, 25(1-2), p.69-78; 17th international meeting on Organic geochemistry, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, Sept. 4-8, 1995, edited by J. O. Grimalt, B. R. T. Simoneit, R. J. Parkes and J. R. Maxwell. Publisher: Pergamon, Oxford-New York, International. ISSN: 0146-6380
Note: In English. 33 refs.; illus., incl. sect., sketch map
Year of Publication: 1996
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 02 Geochemistry; Aliphatic hydrocarbons; Alkanes; Atlantic Ocean; C-13/C-12; Carbon; Cenozoic; Currents; Deep-sea environment; Diagenesis; Gas chromatograms; Genesis; Hydrocarbons; Hydrogen; Iberian abyssal plain; In situ; Isotope ratios; Isotopes; Leg 149; Marine environment; Marine sediments; Methane; Neogene; Nitrogen; North Atlantic; Northeast Atlantic; ODP Site 897; ODP Site 898; ODP Site 899; ODP Site 900; Ocean Drilling Program; Organic carbon; Organic compounds; Organic materials; Oxidation; Pleistocene; Pliocene; Preservation; Quaternary; Reduction; Rock-Eval; Sedimentation; Sediments; Stable isotopes; Sulfate ion; Sulfates; Tertiary; Turbidite; Turbidity currents
Coordinates: N400000 N410000 E1100000 E0130000
Record ID: 1997019450
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