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Volume 17 | Number 4 | December 2004

Special Issue: Strata Formation on European Margins






SPECIAL ISSUE FEATURES

Overview of Recent, Ongoing, and Future Investigations on the Dynamics and
Evolution of European Margins

J. Mienert, P.P.E. Weaver, S. Berné, W.C. Dullo, D. Evans, A. Freiwald, J.-P. Henriet, B.B. Joergensen, G. Lericolais, V. Lykousis, J. Parkes, F. Trincardi, and G. Westbrook. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):16–33, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.01.

Mediterranean Prodelta Systems: Natural Evolution and Human Impact Investigated by EURODELTA
F. Trincardi, A. Cattaneo, and A. Correggiari. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):34–45, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.02.

The PASTA Project: Investigation of Po and Apennine Sediment Transport and Accumulation
C. Nittrouer, S. Miserocchi, and F. Trincardi. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):46–57, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.03.

Sediment Dynamics in the Adriatic Sea Investigated with Coupled Models
C.R. Sherwood, S. Carniel, L. Cavaleri, J. Chiggiato, H. Das, J.D. Doyle, C.K. Harris, A.W. Niedoroda, J. Pullen, C.W. Reed, A. Russo, M. Sclavo, R.P. Signell, P. Traykovski, and J.C. Warner. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):58–69, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.04.

The Impact of Humans on Strata Formation Along Mediterranean Margins
C. Liquete, M. Canals, P. Arnau, R. Urgeles, and X. Durrieu de Madron. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):70–79, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.05.

The Role of Canyons on Strata Formation
M. Canals, J.L. Casamor, G. Lastras, A. Monaco, J. Acosta, S. Berné, B. Loubrieu, P.P.E. Weaver, A. Grehan, and B. Dennielou. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):80–91, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.06.

The Impact of Quaternary Global Changes on Strata Formation: Exploration of the Shelf Edge in the Northwest Mediterranean Sea
S. Berné, M. Rabineau, J.A. Flores, and F.J. Sierro. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):92–103, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.07.

Clinoform Generation on Mediterranean Margins
A. Cattaneo, F. Trincardi, L. Langone, A. Asioli, and P. Puig. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):104–117, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.08.

Modeling Continental Shelf Formation in the Adriatic Sea and Elsewhere
L. Pratson, J. Swenson, A. Kettner, J. Fedele, G. Postma, A. Niedoroda, C. Friedrichs, J.P.M. Syvitski, C. Paola, M. Steckler, E. Hutton, C. Reed, M. Van Dijk, and H. Das. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):118–131, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.09.

Hotspot Ecosystem Research on Europe's Deep-Ocean Margins
P.P.E. Weaver, D.S.M. Billett, A. Boetius, R. Danovaro, A. Freiwald, and M. Sibuet. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):132–143, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.10.

Imaging the Seascapes of the Mediterranean
D. Amblàs, M. Canals, G. Lastras, S. Berné, and B. Loubrieu. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):144–155, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.11.

EUROpean Deep Ocean Margins (EuroDOM): A New Training-Through-Research Frontier
B. De Mol, V. Huvenne, S. Bünz, T. Alves, M. Canals, and V. Gunn. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):156–165, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.12.


REGULAR ISSUE FEATURES

Satellites Reveal the Influence of Equatorial Currents and Tropical Instability Waves on the Drift of the Kon-Tiki in the Pacific
R. Legeckis, C.W. Brown, F. Bonjean, and E.S. Johnson. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):166–175, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.13.

UNOLS Establishes SCOAR to Promote Research Aircraft Facilities for U.S. Ocean Sciences
J.M. Bane, R. Bluth, C. Flagg, C.A. Friehe, H. Jonsson, W.K. Melville, M. Prince, and D. Riemer. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):176–185, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.14.


DEPARTMENTS

QUARTERDECK | Visual Impact
E.S. Kappel. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):5, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.15.

FROM THE PRESIDENT | The Next Steps
L. Clark. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):6–7, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.16.

ESSAY | Observation, Hypothesis-Testing, and Discovery in Oceanography
T.R. Anderson. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):8–13, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.17.

FROM THE GUEST EDITORS | Introduction to this Special Issue on Strata Formation on European Margins: A Tribute to EU-NA Cooperation in Marine Geology
J.P.M. Syvitski, P.P.E. Weaver, S. Berné, C.A. Nittrouer, F. Trincardi, and M. Canals. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):14–15, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.18.

MEETING REPORT | Eighth International Conference on Paleoceanography
F.E. Grousset, P. Delaney, H. Elderfield, K.-C. Emeis, G. Haug, L.C. Peterson, T. Stocker, and P. Wang. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):186–193, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.19.

THE ROGER REVELLE COMMEMORATIVE LECTURE SERIES | Abrupt Climate Changes: Oceans, Ice, and Us
R.B. Alley. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):194–206, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.20.

EDUCATION | Why We Have to Teach Scientific Ethics in the Oceanography Classroom
M. Tomczak. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):207–209, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.21.

AWARDS | The Jerlov Award: Presented to Howard R. Gordon, October 29, 2004
2004. Oceanography 17(4):210–211.

BOOK REVIEW | The Machine in Neptune's Garden: Historical Perspectives on Technology and the Marine Environment
J. Knauss. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):212, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.22.

BOOK REVIEW | Biogeochemistry of Marine Systems
A. Paytan. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):213–214, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.23.

BOOK REVIEW | Frozen Oceans: The Floating World of Pack Ice
H. Welch. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):214–216, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.24.

BOOK REVIEW | The Sea's Enthrall: Memoirs of an Oceanographer
D.W. Townsend. 2004. Oceanography 17(4):216–217, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.25.