Atlantic Study Areas

BEAMS Program – Student Research Posters

Research posters are grouped by locality, below, or by the seafloor feature type at the Geomorphology tab.
Refer to the map for regions of study.

Eastern U.S. Continental Margin (The underwater eastern edge of the North American continent, where depths drop to more than 3 km.)     

North Atlantic (Deep ocean beyond the continental margin, including seamount chains and the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Depths here range 1 km to more than 5.5 km.) 

Ireland’s Continental Shelf (The underwater edges of Ireland, extending to depths of <300 m.) 

Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean (Continental margin and deep ocean areas of this region.)