Accession Number : ADB037108
Title : Historical Temporal Shipping (HITS)
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : PLANNING SYSTEMS INC MCLEAN VA
Personal Author(s) : Solomon, L P ; Barnes, A E ; Lunsford, C R ; Alessi, T ; Draper, P J ; Weinstein, J J
Report Date : 28 Jun 1978
Pagination or Media Count : 221
Abstract : This report represents information on the temporal shipping densities in 1 x 1 deg throughout the world. The basic data base was Lloyd's 1972 Shipping Index updated to 1978. The shipping routes used were reported in PSI Report No. TR-036049 of 19 April 1977. The current study provides distributions on merchant vessels, tankers, super tankers, fishing boats and mobile oil rigs. The distributions are by month, season, and annual averages. The data is available in computer readable formats upon request.
Descriptors : *MARINE TRANSPORTATION , *SHIPPING , *VESSEL TRAFFIC SYSTEMS , *MARINE TERMINALS , COMPUTER PROGRAMS , DENSITY , ROUTING , FISHES , TANKER SHIPS , CUBIC SPLINE TECHNIQUE , DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS , HISTOGRAMS , WATER TRAFFIC , DISTRIBUTION , SEASONAL VARIATIONS
Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE