sea slope

sea slope

[′sē ‚slōp]
(geology)
The slope of land toward the sea.
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And on the last night of the second week they topped White Pass and dropped down the sea slope with the lights of Skaguay and of the shipping at their feet.
1] on the route between Fram Strait and the Lomonosov Ridge, accompanied by transformation of the flow from mainly barotropic in Fram Strait to baroclinic flow between Spitsbergen and the central Laptev Sea slope (Pnyushkov et al.
Carmack, 2012a: Mooring-based observations of the double-diffusive staircases over the Laptev Sea slope.
Records cited here confirm its presence in the northern Gulf of Alaska and extend the known range farther north into the eastern Bering Sea, providing the 1st confirmed record from the eastern Bering Sea slope.
The new records cited here extend the range farther north into the Bering Sea and provide the 1st confirmed records from the eastern Bering Sea slope.
The records cited here confirm its presence well into the Bering Sea and provide the 1st record from the eastern Bering Sea slope.
On the Bering Sea slope, richness and diversity were higher in the shallow stratum, and relative density appeared higher in subregions dominated by canyons.
Survey gear and methods differed substantially among the four resource assessment surveys (Bering Sea shelf, Bering Sea slope, Aleutian Islands, and Gulf of Alaska), and bottom habitat types differ among regions, resulting in differences in the catchability of skates.
Three ARPs were deployed in early October 2003 near a mooring line designed for fine-scale sampling of physical oceanographic parameters along the Beaufort Sea slope.
Over than 6000 volunteers mostly made up of school pupils, college students, members of sports and scouting clubs partook in the mopping up campaign as of Rawsheh in Beirut with boats, divers, Red Cross, Civil Defense and environmental NGOs working round-the-clock and, as best as they could to remove surface and underwater garbage accumulated on the city shore and sea bottom; islets, grottos and sea slopes were reportedly cleansed in the process.
Atlantic puffins, rhinoceros auklets and tufted puffins typically nest in burrows on turfcovered clifftops and sea slopes.