Title

Research Diving on Remote Shoals of the Nicaraguan Rise, Southwest Caribbean

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

1990

Abstract

As apart of a study investigating the sedimentology and morphologies of carbonate platforms of the Nicaraguan Rise, a dive team carried out photographic and video-recorded observations of the benthos and sediments at selected sites on Se"anilla and Pedro Banks during March andApril 198Z Divers were deployed from the research vessel RIV Cape Hatteras to an inflatable chase boat. Diver observations ofpoorly developed reefs on Pedro Bankand the lack ofreefdevelopment on the windward margin of Se"anilla Bank were instrumental in understanding sedimentologic patternsfound using seismicprofiling, grab sampling and dredging

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Citation / Publisher Attribution

Research Diving on Remote Shoals of the Nicaraguan Rise, Southwest Caribbean, in W. C. Jaap (Ed.), Diving for Science...1990, American Association of Underwater Sciences, p. 139-145

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