CCD & Calcareous Ooze Assignment
This activity was selected for the On the Cutting Edge Exemplary Teaching Collection
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Description and Teaching Materials
- Student Handout for CCD & Calcareous Ooze Assignment (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 133kB May29 13)
- Instructor Answer Sheet for CCD & Calcareous Ooze Assignment (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 166kB May29 13)
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References and Resources
Textbook, Chapter 5 - Ocean Sediments.
Morelock, J. and Ramirez, W., 2005, Marine Geology - Deep Sea & Paleogeography - Biogenic Sediments; University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez.
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez Web Site
Chemical reaction for dissolution.
Palike, Heiko, and et al, 2012, A Cenozoic Record of the Equatorial Pacific Carbonate Compensation Depth, Nature 488, 609–614 (30 August 2012) Published online 29 August 2012. http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v488/n7413/full/nature11360.html
Diagram/Graph of Water Depth vs. Carbonate Accumulation Rate.
Trujillo, A. and Thurman, H., 2011, 'Essentials of Oceanography', Tenth Edition; Prentice Hall, 551 p. Textbook, Chapter 4 - Marine Sediments.