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DSDP Volume LXXIX Table of Contents

Publication date: May 2007

Preliminary Pages

Part I: Introduction

1. Explanatory Notes, Leg 79

Shipboard Scientific Party

Part II: Site Reports

2. Site 544

Shipboard Scientific Party

3. Site 545

Shipboard Scientific Party

4. Site 546

Shipboard Scientific Party

5. Site 547

Shipboard Scientific Party

Part III: Regional Geological and Geophysical Studies

6. Multibeam Echo-Sounding Bathymetry of El Jadida Plateau and Escarpment, Mazagan, West Morocco

J.M. Auzende, S. Monti, and E. Ruellan

7. Structure and Stratigraphy of the Mazagan Escarpment: Preliminary Results of the Cyamaz Diving Expedition—A Post-Site Survey for Leg 79

Cyamaz Group

8. New Heat Flow Values off the West Coast of Morocco

H. Villinger

Part IV: Sedimentology, Diagenesis

9. Late Neogene Oxygen-Isotope Stratigraphy and Flux Rates of Terrigenous Sediments at Hole 544B off Morocco

R. Stein and M. Sarnthein

10. Mineralogy of Cenozoic Sediments Cored during Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 79 as Determined by X-Ray Diffraction

D. Schumann

11. Burial Diagenesis of Cenozoic Carbonate Oozes, Leg 79

J.N. Moore

12. Schizosphaerella Deflandre and Dangeard in Jurassic Deeper-Water Carbonate Sediments, Mazagan Continental Margin (Hole 547B) and Mesozoic Tethys

O. Kälin and D. Bernoulli

13. Jurassic Sediments, Site 547, Northwest African Margin: Remarks on Stratigraphy, Facies, and Diagenesis, and Comparison with Some Tethyan Equivalents

D. Bernoulli and O. Kälin

14. Jurassic Limestones of the Seaward Edge of the Mazagan Carbonate Platform, Northwest African Continental Margin, Morocco

T. Steiger and L.F. Jansa

15. An Inertinite-Rich Coal Lenticle in Triassic Sediment of Sample 547B-35, CC, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 79

P.K. Mukhopadhyay, B. Spiro, and J. Rullkötter

16. Mineralogical and Geochemical Investigations of Sediments on the Mazagan Plateau, Northwestern African Margin (Leg 79, Deep Sea Drilling Project)

H. Chamley and P. Debrabant

17. Geochemistry and Petrology of Evaporites Cored from a Deep-Sea Diapir at Site 546 offshore Morocco

W.T. Holser, E.S. Saltzman, and D.G. Brookins

Part V: Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

18. Petrography and K-Ar Dating of the Mazagan Granodiorite, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 79, Holes 544A and 547B

H. Kreuzer, P. Müller, G. Wissmann, and T. Reinecke

19. Metagranitic Rocks from the Mazagan Escarpment, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 79, Hole 544A

T. Sachtleben and H.-U. Schmincke

Part VI: Paleontology, Biofacies, and Biostratigraphy

20. Neogene and Pleistocene Radiolarians from Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 79 in the Region of the Mazagan Plateau, off Central Morocco

M. Labracherie

21. Cretaceous Nannofossils from the Northwest African Margin, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 79

G.E. Wiegand

22. Mid-Cretaceous Planktonic Foraminiferal Biostratigraphy off Central Morocco, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 79, Sites 545 and 547

R.M. Leckie

23. Aptian to Cenomanian Dinoflagellate Cysts from the Mazagan Plateau, Northwest Africa (Sites 545 and 547, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 79)

R. Below

24. Calpionellid Stratigraphy in Sediments across the Jurassic/ Cretaceous Boundary offshore Morocco (Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 79) and Their Distribution in the North Atlantic Ocean

J. Azéma and M. Jaffrezo

25. Jurassic Nannofossils from the Northwest African Margin, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 79

G.E. Wiegand

26. Jurassic Foraminifers from the Mazagan Plateau, Deep Sea Drilling Project Site 547, Leg 79, off Morocco

W. Riegraf, H. Luterbacher, and R.M. Leckie

27. Jurassic Ostracoda from Leg 79, Site 547

R.H. Bate, A. Lord, and W. Riegraf

28. Jurassic Ammonoidea from the Mazagan Slope, Moroccan Continental Margin, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 79

O. Renz

29. Palynological Investigation of the Triassic-Middle Jurassic Sequences at Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 79, Sites 545, 546, and Hole 547B, off Central Morocco

J.P.G. Fenton

Part VII: Geochemistry

30. Organic Geochemistry of Cenozoic and Mesozoic Sediments from Deep Sea Drilling Sites 544 to 547, Leg 79, Eastern North Atlantic

G. Deroo, J.P. Herbin, and J. Roucaché

31. Generation and Migration of Low-Molecular-Weight Hydrocarbons in Sediments of Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 79, Sites 544, 545, and 547, offshore Morocco

R.G. Schaefer, D. Leythaeuser, and J. Gormly

32. Geochemistry and Petrography of Organic Matter in Sediments from Deep Sea Drilling Project Sites 545 and 547, Mazagan Escarpment

J. Rullkötter, P.K. Mukhopadhyay, R.G. Schaefer, and D.H. Welte

33. Organic Matter along the Sedimentary Sequences of the Moroccan Continental Margin, Leg 79, Sites 545 and 547

B.R.T. Simoneit, V.T. Vuchev, and J.O. Grimalt

34. Interstitial Water Studies, Leg 79

J.M. Gieskes, K. Johnston, and M. Boehm

Part VIII: Physical Properties

35. Magnetization of Varicolored Pelagic Limestones from Holes 544A and 547B

J.E.T. Channell

36. Acoustic Properties of Calcareous Claystones and Clay-Rich Chalks, Deep Sea Drilling Project, Leg 79

C.H. Schaftenaar and R.L. Carlson

Part IX: Regional Syntheses

37. Mesozoic Carbonate Deposition on the Outer Continental Margin off Morocco

L.F. Jansa, T.H. Steiger, and M. Bradshaw

38. The Evolution of the Mazagan Continental Margin: A Synthesis of Geophysical and Geological Data with Results of Drilling during Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 79

E.L. Winterer and K. Hinz

Part X: Appendix

39. Micropaleontological and Sedimentological Aspects of High Atlas Cretaceous Onshore Sediments (Atlas-Gulf, Morocco)

A. Butt, J. Stets, and P. Wurster

Back-Pocket Foldouts

Chapter 6:

Figure 3. Seabeam-derived maps of the El Jadida Plateau and escarpment. Scale 1:500,000. 34° to 33°40N. 33°40 to 33°20N. 33°20 to 33N.
Figure 4. Seabeam-derived map of the El Jadida Plateau and escarpment, scale 1:100,000.

Chapter 38:

Figure 1. Bathymetry of the Moroccan continental margin and adjacent deep-sea floor. Map prepared by D.E. Hayes.
Figure 2. Structural/tectonic map of the Moroccan continental margin and adjacent Northwest Africa. Map prepared by K. Hinz, H. Dostmann, D.E. Hayes, P.D. Rabinowitz, and V. Kolla.
Figure 3. Magnetic profiles along ships' tracks across the seafloor seaward of the Moroccan continental margin, with correlation of the magnetic anomalies of the M-sequence and of Anomaly S-1 (unlabelled correlation line east of Jurassic "Quiet Zone"). Map prepared by P.D. Rabinowitz, D.E. Hayes, and H.A. Roeser.
Figure 5. Location of multichannel seismic lines of Meteor cruises 39, 46, 53, and Valdivia West Africa cruise 1979; location of single-channel seismic lines of Vema cruise 3013; and underway geophysical measurements of Glomar Challenger, Legs 41 and 79, scale 1:100,000.
Figures 6 and 7. Figure 6. Multichannel seismic lines from the area of DSDP Leg 79 seaward of the Mazagan Plateau off central Morocco. Location of lines shown in Figure 5. Figure 7. Multichannel seismic lines from the area of DSDP Leg 79 seaward of the Mazagan Plateau off Central Morocco. Location of lines shown in Figure 5.
Figure 8. Multichannel seismic Line VA 79-02.
Figure 10. Structural elements of the area drilled during DSDP Leg 79, including the Mazagan Plateau off central Morocco.
Figure 11. Time contour map of Reflector R (Tertiary/Cretaceous [Cenomanian] boundary) in the area of DSDP Leg 79, including the Mazagan Plateau.

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