Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 17 Issue 02

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Volume 17, No. 2
Pages 79 - 79

BOX • Bottom Nepheloid Layer

Yogesh Agrawal
First Paragraph

Quite like the dust layer that establishes itself over land under a strong wind, a particle-rich nepheloid layer typically exists on the ocean floor. The dynamics of this layer constitute the area of research called bottom boundary layers and sediment transport.


Agrawal, Y. 2004. Science box: Bottom nepheloid layer. Oceanography 17(2):79, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.51.