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Geology of the West Flower Garden Bank

Goldsborough Serpell Edwards

Geology of the West Flower Garden Bank

by Goldsborough Serpell Edwards

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Published by Texas A&M University, Sea Grant Program in [College Station] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Mexico, Gulf of -- West Flower Garden Bank.,
  • Reefs -- Mexico, Gulf of -- West Flower Garden Bank.,
  • West Flower Garden Bank.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 183-196.

    StatementGoldsborough Serpell Edwards.
    SeriesTAMU-SG-71-215, TAMU-SG -- no. 71-215.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 199 leaves (1 fold.) :
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16111395M

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Geology of the West Flower Garden Bank by Goldsborough Serpell Edwards Download PDF EPUB FB2

The West Flower Garden Bank, located on the outer edge of the Texas-Louisiana continental shelf at longitude 93°' west and latitude 27°' north, was investigated with respect to the subsurface structure of the pre-reef pinnacle, the environment currently surrounding the pinnacle and the carbonate sediments being deposited on the bank.

GEOLOGY, HYDROLOGY, AND BIOLOGY OF THE FLOWER GARDEN BANKS, NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO R. Rezak, D. McGrail and T.1 J. Bright ABSTRACT The East and West Flower Garden Banks, situated approximately nautical miles south of Sabine Pass, represent the northern limit of flourishing coral reef growth in the Gulf of Mexico.

The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary is a U.S. National Marine Sanctuary located nautical miles ( kilometers) offshore of Galveston, Texas in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Underlying salt domes forced the seafloor upward in various areas of the Gulf of Mexico, resulting in the formation of rises and ions of the Gulf of Mexico were conducive to reef-building Coordinates: 27°55′N 93°43′W / °N.

Johnston MA, Nuttall MF, Eckert RJ, Embesi JA, Slowey NC, Hickerson EL, Schmahl GP () Long-term monitoring at the east and west Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, –, volume 1: technical report. U.S. Dept. of Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans Google ScholarCited by: 3.

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Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Amazon Customer. out of 5 stars Kinda s: 2. ROV Exploration Tracks at East and West Flower Garden Banks and Horseshoe Bank (kb jpg) top of page. WEST FLOWER GARDEN BANK (WFGB) WFGB Bathymetry Map, Oblique View (kb jpg) WFGB Bathymetry Map (MB jpg) High-resolution Bathymetry Map of WFGB Coral Cap (MB jpg) WFGB Mooring Buoy Map (MB jpg).

Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary actually has three separate boundary areas--one surrounding each of the three banks. At East and West Flower Garden Banks, sanctuary boundaries closely follow the original No Activity Zone designations set by Minerals Management Service to restrict oil & gas exploration around the coral reefs.

Although the reefs of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary (FGBNMS) are normally considered the healthiest in the region, on Jsport divers on the M/V FLING, reported green, hazy water, huge patches of ugly white mats on corals and sponges, and dead animals littering the bottom at East Flower Garden Bank, buoy #4.

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The East and West Flower Garden Banks, 13 miles apart, are the northernmost coral reefs on America’s continental shelf. At 28 degrees above the equator, it’s a miracle of nature that allows just the right combination of Gulf Stream eddies with steady food supplies, a hard surface, temperature, and light to charge these small and isolated mounds.

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The fact that the track of the submersible is georeferenced, allows us to link the digital image or video to the bathymetry and develop habitat maps tying in the biology and geology. Habitat map of West Flower Garden Bank.

Folded structures associated with strike-slip faults. In areas where strike-slip faults occur in converging crust, or transpression, rocks are faulted upward in a positive flower areas of strike-slip faulting in diverging crust, or transtension, rocks drop down to form a negative flower structures can form hydrocarbon traps.

[West Flower Garden Bank, coral reef, Texas continental shelf]}, author = {Horne, D.J.}, abstractNote = {The West Flower Garden Bank is a coral reef on the Texas Continental shelf. The corals on the bank are vulnerable to sediment contamination and to excess turbidity in the overlying water column.

Concern for the environmental impact on this. In the warm, subtropical waters of the Gulf of Mexico, roughly miles south of the Texas-Louisiana border, there lies a secret garden. East and West Flower Garden Banks, and nearby Stetson Bank, are unique underwater features festooned with colorful sponges, textured sea plants, and myriad marine life living among more than 20 species of hard corals.

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