Sediment Suspension and Sea Bed Properties

Chair: Gerhard Graf (Germany)

Other Full Members: R, Aller (USA), T.H. Blackburn (Denmark), B.P. Boudreau (Canada), T. Brattegard (Norway), F. Nyffeler (Switzerland), R. Rosenberg (Sweden), M. Rutgers van der Loeff (Germany), S. Wainwright (USA), and E. Kontar (Russia)

Terms of Reference

  • To review and summarize the information available on the changes that occur to suspended material in the region of resuspension close to the sea bed.
  • To identify the conflicts shown by the data and propose approaches for their resolution.
  • To assess the impact of these processes and changes on the properties of the sea bed.
  • To prepare and convene a symposium to present the working group's results and current research in the field.

Approved: 1991

Financial Sponsors: SCOR, NSF


Graf, G. (ed.). 1997. Sediment Suspension and Sea Bed Properties. Journal of Marine Systems 11:267.