abyssal


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resembling an abyss in depth

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Museums Victoria ichthyologist Dr Martin Gomon said the abyss voyage was the first systematic attempt to examine life at abyssal depths anywhere along Australias vast coast line.
The voyage, an international collaboration led by Museums Victoria, was the first ever survey of the abyssal waters off Australia's east coast.
For small-scale waves generated over subcritical abyssal hill topography, overturning of the upward-propagating waves (Muller and Buhler 2009) predicts a bottom-intensified dissipation, with a steeper than exponential decay with height and a local dissipation fraction as large as 60%.
The abyssal thinking allows us to talk about a North within the South, that is to say, metropolitan spaces, principally in peripheral and semi-peripheral countries, with a certain degree of rule of law and that coexist with forms of violence and exploitation (24).
The shallower depths near the continental margins - which are also home to the dazzling, but dwindling, diversity of coral reefs - "are likely to experience a greater degree of change in all environmental parameters" compared to abyssal depths - between 3,000 and 6,000 meters - the paper said.
It is up to us all to engage our enduring border-waters on an ever more profound level, setting out from the shallow breakers along our beaches to enter (and account for) abyssal depths aflow with the bones and memorials of those who went there ahead of us.
The thematic constellation was compelling but also familiar: rusted factory ruins, muted signification; objects coming into focus, noise resolving as information; bar codes and screens; destruction and consumption; the mediation of reality and representation's abyssal depths.
DESIGN AND BUILD Yes, the Juke does still look like either something dredged up from the abyssal depths of the ocean or a fun, friendly and futuristic little runabout, depending on your perspective.
They are spread across the abyssal plains, which cover an estimated 60% of the earth's surface.
DOCUMENTARY Dive in to discover the bizarre creatures in the abyssal depths of the South Atlantic, along with other amazing residents, including dolphins (above) and penguin colonies.
A speck on the surface of the image, one that may or may not have been a Jewish star, becomes an abyssal point of reading, or a cipher--a symbol of the project's own opaque end.
The work suggests that long stretches of thick oceanic crust called abyssal hills, among the most common landforms on the planet, are the result of worldwide climate changes.
111 DEEP SEA MINING OF POLYMETALLIC NODULES IN THE CENTRAL EASTERN PACIFIC AND KEEPING THE INTEGRITY OF THE ABYSSAL MARINE ENVIRONMENT
Coring into the seafloor mud they could look back in time to reconstruct changes in the abyssal ocean at a location South of Greenland that is sensitive to North Atlantic Deep Water.
Subsequently, they are most abundant on the continental slopes and organic poor sediment cover on abyssal plain restricts their formation, it says.