Blog Posts Tagged "ooze"

What's at the Bottom of the Ocean?

Sediment!  What's it made of?

Trace fossils and faults

Most of the cores collected at the Site U1385 (SHACK-04) are composed by what the scientists call nannofossil oozes (i.e. mud with remains of CaCO3 tests termed coccoliths of tiny marine single cell algeae called coccolithophores).