Sea-floor sediments and bedforms around Turkey, revealed by side-scan sonar imagery

Okyar M., Ediger V.

OCEANOLOGICA ACTA, vol.20, no.5, pp.673-685, 1997 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Title of Journal : OCEANOLOGICA ACTA
  • Page Numbers: pp.673-685


The use of side-scan sonar imagery to construct facies and bedform maps of an area of sea floor has been known for some considerable time. Such maps reveal the type of sediments and bottom morphology, allowing sedimentologists to infer the sedimentation processes.