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1978b). Seasonal changes in pelagic primary production and sedimentation of these products to the seafloor affect metabolic rates of benthos (Hargrave, 1980). This pulse of organic matter could temporarily increase utril. (R. A. Young and Southard, 1978). However, utrit. may decrease if the organic matter is in the form of large aggregates (Riley, 1963), which are not firmly bound to the bottom. , 1982). Recruitment patterns of the benthos can also affect rate-dependent processes, as seen in Table III.

2). Numbers in parentheses refer to sections of the text in which observations and interpretations are discussed in more detail. 1). Patches of densely packed tubes. 1). 4. Surface relief Most particle feeding is done from the water column or sediment surface. 2) . 1). 2). 3. C '" (ii' co ::l "d 0 e:.. , s:: ~ ct ;::;. , 0 40 Chapter 1 incorporated into fecal pellets. The pellets will be deposited at the surface and may be bound there by mucopolysaccharides or trapped in stable eddies between densely packed tubes.

In part, the problem is procedural. Intercomparison of data is difficult owing to the diversity of methods used to measure geotechnical properties, the range of properties measured, the variety of open and closed channel flumes used, the different criteria applied to identify initiation of motion and mass erosion, and the different manipulation histories and mineralogical compositions of test sediments. Parthenia des (1965), in his review of the literature on cohesive sediment erosion, concludes that shear strength and Atterberg limits are poor predictors of cohesive sediment erodibility.

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