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Volume 04 Issue 01

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Volume 04, No. 1
Pages 3 - 7


AmasSeds: An Interdisciplinary Investigation of a Complex Coastal Environment

Charles A. Nittrouer David J. DeMasterAlberto G. FigueiredoJames M. Rine
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A Multidiscliplinary Amazon Shelf SEDiment Study (AmasSeds) is being undertaken on the continental shelf near the mouth of the Amazon River. Details of the AmasSeds international research project are described in the five papers which follow. The present paper outlines the justification, background and approach of the overall project.


Nittrouer, C.A., D.J. DeMaster, A.G. Figueiredo, and J.M. Rine. 1991. AmasSeds: An interdisciplinary investigation of a complex coastal environment. Oceanography 4(1):3–7, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1991.14.

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