Physical properties measured on 84 sediment cores from METEOR cruise M46/4


The sediment series recovered during METEOR Cruise M 46/4 with the gravity corer were subject to laboratory geophysical studies. Shipboard measurements on the segmented cores routinely comprised three basic physical parameters: - compressional (p-) wave velocity vp, - electric resistivity Rs (as a measure of density and porosity), and, - magnetic volume susceptibility K.These properties are dosely related to lithology and grain size of the sediments and provide highresolution care logs (spacing 1 cm for p-wave velocity, 2 cm for electric resistivity and magnetic volume susceptibility) available prior to all other detailed investigations. In addition, oriented sampies for subsequent shore based rock and paleomagnetic studies were taken at typically 5 cm intervals.

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Creator Dillon, Melanie; von Dobeneck, Tilo; Schmieder, Frank
Publisher PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth & Environmental Science
Publication Year 2008
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
OpenAccess true
Language English
Resource Type Collection of Datasets
Format application/zip
Size 84 datasets
Discipline Geosciences
Spatial Coverage (-24.248W, -44.517S, -12.230E, -31.950N); Central South Atlantic
Temporal Coverage Begin 2000-02-17T10:49:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 2000-03-04T04:55:00Z