Sedimentology of the Scoresby Sund, East Greenland, supplement to: Marienfeld, Peter (1992): Recent sedimentary processes in Scoresby Sund, East Greenland. Boreas, 21(2), 169-186

Peter Marienfeld
The fjord system of Scoresby Sund on the east coast of Greenland has been the subject of two research cruises by RV Polarstern in 1988 and 1990. Most of the year, the fjord is covered by sea-ice. Sediment input takes place mostly via drifting icebergs during the short summer period. Depending on the distance to glaciers, surface sediments carry varying proportions of coarse ice-rafted debris (IRD). The degree of sediment reworking by scouring icebergs is...
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