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The CD-ROM contains the full-length PDF technical version of short printable version for general audience. CD-ROM version in pocket. System requirements for CD-ROM: IBM compatible PC equipped with a CD-ROM drive ; Intel(R) Pentium(R) or equivalent processor, Microsoft(R), Windows 95 OSR 2.0, Windows 98 SE, Windows Millenium edition, Windows NT 4.0 with Service pack 5, Windows 2000, or Windows XP, 64 MB of RAM ; color monitor that can display 256 colors (16.7 million recommended) System requirements for Macintosh and UNIX computers: Power PC(R) processor, Mac OS software version 8.6, 9.0.4, 9.1, or OS X; some features of Acrobat 5.0 may not be available for OS 8.6 and OS X due to OS limitations ; 64 MB of RAM. Almost any UNIX workstation can read these files. Shipping list no.: 2003-0139-P. Includes bibliographical references (p. 72-76). Techniques and technology of exploration in the Gulf of the Farallones /Kaye Kinoshita and John L. Chin --Regional setting /John L. Chin and Russell W. Graymer --Earthquakes, faults, and tectonics /Holly F. Ryan, Stephanie L. Ross, and Russell W. Graymer --Landscape of the sea floor /Herman A. Carl and William C. Schwab --Current patterns over the continental shelf and slope /Marlene A. Noble --Sediment of the sea floor /Herman A. Karl --Chemical composition of surface sediments on the sea floor /Walter E. Dean and James V. Gardner --Heavy-mineral provinces on the continental shelf /Florence L. Wong --Biology and ecological niches in the Gulf of the Farallones --Phytoplankton /Gregg W. Langlois and Patricia Smith --Krill /Dan Howard --Free-floating larvae of crabs, sea urchins, and rockfishes /Stephen R. Wing --Salmon /Peter Adams --Seabirds /Peter Pyle --Marine mammals /Jan Roletto --White sharks /Scot Anderson --Continental slope communities /Tom Laidig --Disposal of dredged material and other waste on the continental shelf and slope /John L. Chin and Allan Ota --Search for containers of radioactive waste on the sea floor /Herman A. Karl --Measuring radioactivity from waste drums on the sea floor /David G. Jones, Philip D. Roberts, and Johannes Limburg. Also available via Internet from the USGS web site. Address as of 07/16/2003: http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/circular/c1198/c1198short.pdf; current access is available via PURL.


  • Dewey Decimal: 551.46/0809432

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  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: 78 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 22 x 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).


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