Turbidity Currents
http://www.physics.utoronto.ca/~nonlin/turbidity/turbidity.html

The Experimental Nonlinear Physics Group, Department of Physics


This website provides information and photographs of current laboratory models of turbidity currents. Photographs include pictures of the flume and the movement of turbidity currents in that flume.

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Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.

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Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks:Clastics , Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Sediment Transport and Deposition
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)
Sediments/Sedimentary Rocks: Clastics
Topics: Ocean, Earth surface:Sedimentary Geology:Sediment Transport and Deposition