Accession Number : AD0712782


Title :   OCEANOGRAPHY IN THE GULF OF MEXICO.


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 May 61-15 Dec 69,


Corporate Author : TEXAS A AND M UNIV COLLEGE STATION DEPT OF OCEANOGRAPHY


Personal Author(s) : Geyer,Richard A.


Report Date : SEP 1970


Pagination or Media Count : 25


Abstract : The report gives a summary of oceanographic research in the Gulf of Mexico supported by the Office of Naval Research during the period 1 May 1961 - 15 December 1969. This research involved theoretical studies in ocean dynamics; currents in the Gulf of Mexico, Cayman Sea, western tropical Atlantic and eastern tropical Pacific; development of geostrophic eddies and associated turbulence phenomena; bio-environmental studies; geophysical research; geotechnical properties; chemistry and air-sea interaction. (Author)


Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, MEXICO GULF), SURFACE TEMPERATURE, OCEAN CURRENTS, THERMAL PROPERTIES, SEA WATER, CHEMICAL PROPERTIES, TROPICAL REGIONS, ATLANTIC OCEAN, PACIFIC OCEAN, WIND


Subject Categories : PHYSICAL AND DYNAMIC OCEANOGRAPHY


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE