Ch 4: Marine Sediment

About This Chapter

Learn about or improve your existing understanding of marine sediment by studying this chapter's bite-sized lessons. These lessons, along with short quizzes, can quickly boost your knowledge and strengthen your ability to excel on future assignments, projects or tests.

Marine Sediment - Chapter Summary

Exploring this self-paced chapter can ensure you have a quality understanding of marine sediment. Entertaining lessons developed by top instructors provide in-depth analyses of lithification as it relates to sediments, ocean sediment sampling and more. This chapter's flexibility allows you to choose lessons to study and visit as often as you'd like. You can also benefit from 24/7 mobile access that allows you to review the lessons via any smartphone or tablet. If you have questions about topics covered in this chapter, be sure to submit them to our experts via the Dashboard. Our mini quizzes and practice exam can effectively confirm your comprehension. After taking advantage of these study tools, you will be prepared to do the following:

  • Define and list types of sediment and their features
  • Share the definition and types of continental margin sediments
  • Outline the processes involved in the lithification of sediments
  • Identify and discuss types of sediments of the deep ocean
  • Describe methods and explain the purpose of ocean sediment sampling

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